The World Health Organization: Tackling infectious diseases in Africa

The World Health Organization: Tackling infectious diseases in Africa

Open Access Government explores the work of the World Health Organization (WHO) Regional Office for Africa in tackling infectious diseases, including tuberculosis (TB) The World Health Organization (WHO) Regional Office for Africa aims to build a better future for everybody, everywhere. In their view, health lays the foundation for productive and vibrant communities, safer nations, […]

US was wrong to block the UN resolution on breast-feeding.

US was wrong to block the UN resolution on breast-feeding.

The U.S. has become a bully on the world stage over, of all things, breast-feeding. In a development that shocked many, the U.S. delegation to the World Health Assembly attempted to shut down what should have been a relatively benign resolution to “protect, promote and support” the practice of breast-feeding. Why would the U.S. do […]

WHO seeks access to Syrians dying from heat, disease in South

WHO seeks access to Syrians dying from heat, disease in South

The World Health Organization (WHO) called on Thursday for access to 210,000 displaced people who have fled fighting in southern Syria and are in urgent need of medicines and health services, including some injured requiring evacuation. With temperatures soaring to up to 45 degrees Celsius, at least 15 Syrians, including 12 children, have died in […]

Why is the US backtracking on breastfeeding?

Why is the US backtracking on breastfeeding?

Why is the US backtracking on breastfeeding?  Houston Chronicle American Medical Organizations Denounce US Breastfeeding Stance  Medscape Stop Fighting about Breastfeeding and Face this Reality  Council on Foreign Relations (blog) The US Targeted Breastfeeding Abroad. Here At Home, It’s Another Story.  HuffPost Full coverage Source link

Infant Formula Makers Sweetened Mother's Milk of Politics With $60 Million in Lobbying Funds

A variety of infant formula on display at a supermarket. Photo by ParentingPatch via Wikiemedia Commons. Money has been called the mother’s milk of politics, which may help explain why the Trump administration attempted earlier this year to help infant formula manufacturers by squashing a World Health Organization resolution that encouraged breastfeeding. Three of the […]

Leading Sexologist Shows Support Of The World Health Organization Classifying Compulsive Sexual Behavior As A …

LOS ANGELES, July 12, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Robert Weiss, LCSW, CSAT-S and leading sex addiction/compulsivity expert, is in full support of the World Health Organization’s (WHO) decision to officially classify compulsive sexual behavior as a mental health disorder. The WHO has added Compulsive Sexual Behavior Disorder, more commonly known as sex addiction, to its latest revision […]

What's behind the breast-feeding blowup?

What's behind the breast-feeding blowup?

Listen What’s behind the blowback on breast-feeding? 10min 22sec President Trump is disputing a New York Times report on his administration’s quibble with the World Health Organization. The failing NY Times Fake News story today about breast feeding must be called out. The U.S. strongly supports breast feeding but we don’t believe women should be […]

'Sex addiction' has been classified as a mental illness for the first time with 'treatment on the NHS'

'Sex addiction' has been classified as a mental illness for the first time with 'treatment on the NHS'

COMPULSIVE sexual behaviour has been classified as a mental illness for the first time. The landmark move by the World Health Organisation could lead to treatment being provided by the NHS. Getty – Contributor Treatment for people suffering compulsive sexual behaviour could be offered on the NHS Its inclusion on WHO’s International Classification of Diseases […]