World Health Organization

Dave Chappelle’s Not Kidding Dave Chappelle is no stranger to the spotlight he’s been considered one of the best comedians of all time and with that comes with a lot of attention and at his level some great honors. But one of those honors though he declined to accept. Dave was in town recently at […]

WHO to rename monkeypox after scientists complain label ‘stigmatizing’ Recently we have been hearing more about the virus Monkey Pox spreading across the globe even here in the U.S. But there is something else that is keeping this disease in the headlines and that is its name. Example recently, the Foreign Press Association, Africa issued […]

African American Women Make History A big congratulations is in order for some amazing women who have accomplished some big firsts in this country. Lets start with Sharon Bowen who becomes the first African American women to be appointed chair on the New York Stock Exchange. She was also the first Black person appointed as commissioner of […]

WHO says Covid will mutate like the flu and is likely here to stay So who directs and coordinates the world’s response to health emergencies  Executive Director of emergencies program Mike Ryan spoke at a news conference on the novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) in Geneva, Switzerland. He said pretty much Covid-19 is not going anywhere. In his words“I […]

The Buzz: Coronavirus variants are getting new names, The World Health Organization has announced, in a move to avoid stigma that they are to be named after letters of the Greek alphabet instead of their place of first discovery,  The WHO said: “While they have their advantages, these scientific names can be difficult to say […]

The World Health Organization‘s annual list of the top 10 threats to global health is out and what’s included this year’s list may surprise you. The 2019 list includes things like infectious disease epidemics and drug-resistant superbugs as well as potentially preventable health problems, such as heart and lung disease. New to this year’s list are […]

The number of people living with diabetes has quadrupled over the past three decades, according to the World Health Organization's first Global Diabetes report.

According to a new World Health Organization (WHO) report, dangerous alcohol consumption was responsible for 3.3 million deaths worldwide in 2012. “This actually translates into…