World Health Organization
Promoting health in schools: Old idea, new opportunities
The WHO’s ‘health promoting schools’ is an old idea, but new research including the University of Melbourne is finding new ways to fully realise its potential.
The World Health Organization as pandemic police?
The idea the World Health Organization could investigate disease in countries is interesting, but a University of Melbourne expert says there are clear problems
Many of the world’s women are mistreated during childbirth
In parts of the world women are commonly mistreated in health facilities during childbirth, World Health Organization and University of Melbourne research finds
Deadly snakebites and saving lives
Five million people are bitten by poisonous snakes globally each year; now a University of Melbourne expert is chairing the WHO's specialist group on snakebites
Nothing plain about plain packaging
Plain packaging in Australia is working, but the fight ahead is to secure plain packaging in Big Tobacco's growth markets in low and middle income countries.