Sep 4, 2014

Japan's suicide rate exceeds world average: WHO report

The suicide rate for Japan is roughly 60 percent higher than the global average, with 18.5 people out of every 100,000 committing suicide in 2012, according to a World Health Organization report released Thursday. The U.N. body’s first-ever report on suicide prevention said an ...

Ebola fight needs $430 million to end outbreak: WHO

Aug 26, 2014

Ebola fight needs $430 million to end outbreak: WHO

More than $430 million will be needed to bring the worst Ebola outbreak on record under control, according to a draft document laying out the World Health Organization’s battle strategy. The plan sets a goal of reversing the trend in new cases within two ...