The US funding cuts is set to remove budget earmarked for the UN Population Fund and international aid agencies.
The study used images taken by satellite to measure air quality in major cities, covering 2 billion children worldwide. It was discovered that 300 million children dwell in areas where outdoor pollution is at toxic level, 6-7 times higher than international standards.
The World Health Organization (WHO) has begun deliberations on Monday to determine whether or not Zika should be declared a global health emergency.
The World Health Organization (WHO) officially declared Africa free of Ebola on Thursday.
As the world faced a dearth of oral cholera vaccines, the United Nations health agency announced that the supply of medication will double up to six million doses this year after it added another producer to its list of approved suppliers so that they can put up a fight against a disease that kills as many as 142,000 people every year
A new study is reporting that the world risk spending $250 billion just to monitor the goals set by the United Nations.
UN experts report that one billion people are still defecating outdoors.
The authors of the latest UN Report revealed that from 2001 to 2012, the global world experienced a 33 percent decline in new HIV infections for adults and children.
A new report by the United Nations Children's Fund reveals that more than 125 million girls and women alive today have undergone female genital mutilation and 30 million more girls are at risk in the next decade.
The world population could reach almost 11 billion by 2100 because of soaring birth rates in Africa, according to a new United Nations report released on Thursday.
Lawyers from the Institute for Justice and Democracy in Haiti have issued the United Nations with an ultimatum: either start talks for a compensation claim within 60 days, or the international organization will be taken to court to the tune of billions of dollars.
U.N. agencies hope a new strategy for better sanitation and newer vaccines will largely eliminate child deaths from pneumonia and severe diarrhea by 2025.
Today is the annual International Day of Zero Tolerance to Female Genital Cutting.