Two years ago, Togo applied for certification of elimination of sleeping sickness. Upon analyzing the data, the World Health Organization is pleased to confirm that Togo becomes the first African country to reach that milestone.
In 2020, women contributed to an unprecedented fitness boom as they took to running, cycling and walking, especially in the United Kingdom where they were encouraged by less restrictive regulations regarding outdoor activities during the lockdown.
In an effort to make sure that all countries in need have access to Coronavirus vaccines, the World Health Organization was able to secure some 2 billion doses of promising vaccine candidates.
A group of American scientists is working on the first universal flu vaccine that could last a lifetime, reducing yearly costs associated with revaccination and better protecting the most vulnerable citizens.
The United Nations’ Commission for Narcotic Drugs voted to reclassify cannabis and its derivatives as a less dangerous drug, making way for new research, the expansion of its medical use and possibly its wider legalization.
In the months to come, China intends to send millions of coronavirus vaccine doses to countries where phase 3 trials took place, but also to countries in the developing world as China's leaders stressed that their vaccines are for sharing.
As part of a series of progressive new regulations, Argentina has decided to legalize the use of medicinal cannabis, including free products through the national public health system for patients without private health insurance.
An American non-profit organization has developed a vaginal ring that prevents women from contracting HIV, bringing them newfound hope to actively better protect themselves against the virus in the future.
A new study conducted on 15 women shows that milk from lactating moms potentially holds secretory antibodies that can counter corona infections.
A new report shows that a single shot given every two months is more effective than a daily pill at preventing HIV in women. Following the convincing data, researchers have even decided to end their clinical trial early.