Hepatitis affects more than 400 million people worldwide, but a new public-private partnership focuses on eradicating the disease by 2030.
The ability of women to get good health care for themselves and their children strengthens families and society.
An infectious, sometimes deadly virus is taking lives in East Asia for the first time. But health workers are making progress in containing the MERS virus.
Liberia's Ebola outbreak is over, the World Health Organization declares, more than 45 days after the last known Ebola transmission in Liberia.
The yearlong international health response to combat Ebola has sharply reduced the rate of infection. Pushing case numbers to zero is still the goal.
Some bacteria have grown stronger than antibiotics, and they kill more than zombies ever will. The White House has a new plan to beat them.
Tainted vegetables used to be a local problem. But small problems can be big emergencies in globalized markets. Think food safety on World Health Day.
The greatest challenge to isolating and treating everyone with Ebola by the end of the year? Tracking them down, says Bruce Aylward, an emergencies...
If you want to avoid diabetes, it’s a good idea to start by eating a healthy breakfast. That’s the message for World Diabetes Day 2014.