Over 80 percent of the world's city dwellers breathe poor quality air, increasing their risk of lung cancer and other diseases: WHO
The number of adults estimated to be living with diabetes has nearly quadrupled over 35 years: the World Health Organization
Causing brain damage in babies and a rare neurological ailment in adults, the Zika virus is also linked to paralysis-causing myelitis.
Majilis, the country’s lower chamber, approved of the agreement with the WHO to launch a country office in Almaty.
The World Health Organization said that the MERS outbreak in South Korea was a "wakeup call" and urged all countries to be more vigilant.
South Korea's outbreak of the deadly MERS virus is "large and complex" and more cases should be expected, a team of World Health Organization (WHO) experts said.
The World Health Organization will dramatically reform its emergency response operations this year, after the UN agency faced blistering criticism for its slow Ebola response.
Chief Oncologist of the Ministry of Healthcare and Social Development Kuanysh Nurgaviyev has reported on positive trends in the oncological situation in Kazakhstan and explained the increase of new cancer cases.
More than one billion young people risk damaging their hearing through listening to loud music, the World Health Organization (WHO) said.
The World Health Organization said it had appointed its assistant director-general Bruce Aylward to head its overall response to the deadly Ebola outbreak.
The World Health Organization's chief admitted the UN agency had been caught napping on Ebola and pledged reforms to avoid similar mistakes in future.
The WHO introduced new cervical cancer guidelines, making it easier and cheaper to protect women against one of the deadliest, but most preventable, diseases.
The World Health Organization has recommended Kazakhstanis to abstain from drinking tea during mealtime.
South Africa's port city of Durban will host the 21st International AIDS Conference in 2016, marking the forum's return to Africa after 16 years, organisers said.
Kazakhstani Ministry of Health in cooperation with UNICEF introduced an individual child development card.
The World Health Organization urged all men who have gay sex to take antiretroviral drugs, warning that HIV infections are rising among homosexual men in many parts of the world.
Federal investigators are probing how vials of smallpox made their way into a storage room at a Food and Drug Administration lab near the US capital, health authorities said.
The Philippines urged its large Muslim minority to reconsider plans to join pilgrimages to Saudi Arabia this year due to a deadly virus outbreak there.
The mosquito-born chikungunya virus is spreading into Central America, health authorities there say, after outbreaks in several Caribbean nations.
Former Norwegian premier Gro Harlem Brundtland was named Wednesday as the first recipient of the Tang Prize, touted as Asia's version of the Nobels, for her work as the "godmother" of sustainable development.