Measures to control or reduce workplace noise exposure are critical to reducing hearing loss in workers.
Research found that only a quarter of anaesthetists working in main referral hospitals in East Africa used the WHO safe surgical checklist.
The global cancer burden especially in developing countries is exacerbated by the high cost of treatment.
At the turn of the century, the greatest threats were posed by infectious diseases today, the biggest threats are posed by lifestyle diseases.
Global experts warn that excessive screen time increases the risk of obesity, low physical fitness, anxiety and depression.
Research found that burns were most common among children under five years.
Tungiasis, a disease caused by fleas, is neglected and needs action in sub-Saharan Africa.
If women don't have access to quality emergency surgery, they can develop dibilitating complications such as fistula.