World Health Organization

World Bank Mobilizes US$300 Million to Finance the Ebola Response in Democratic Republic of Congo

The World Bank Group on Wednesday announced that it is mobilizing up to US$300 million to scale up support for the global response to the Ebola epidemic in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).

Tuberculosis Diagnosis in People with HIV Increases Risk of Death Within 10 Years

Among people with HIV in Latin America, those diagnosed with tuberculosis (TB) at an initial clinic visit were about twice as likely to die within 10 years as people not initially diagnosed with TB, according to findings from a large observational study.

1 in 4 adults are inactive

New data published in The Lancet Global Health on Wednesday show that more than one in four adults globally (28% or 1.4 billion people) are physically inactive. However this can be as high as one in three adults inactive in some counties.