Findings from a recent study in the International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health associates indoor gas stoves used for cooking with an increased risk of current asthma among children. While many of the
On October 30, 2022 WiRED-Armenia volunteer Narine Baghdoyan conducted an online training for women in the Nerkin Khndzoresk community in southeastern Armenia on the topic of thyroid diseases, using WiRED’s Thyroid Diseases module.
Your throat is sore. Your nose is runny. You feel sick, but with what? The common cold, influenza and COVID-19 can have generic symptoms that make it hard to tell. All three ailments are contagious, respiratory illnesses caused
What is alcohol dependence? How is alcohol consumption measured? Is there a definition for “moderate drinking”? To answer these questions and many more, WiRED International just completed a Quitting Alcohol for Health module.
Cholera is easily preventable and treatable, yet endemic to underserved regions where unsafe drinking water, poor sanitation and inadequate hygiene put people at highest risk.
The World Health Organization (WHO) just released a “Science in 5” conversation and video around a recent hepatitis outbreak in 35 countries in children mostly aged less than five years.
Community health workers (CHWs) are essential to help offset the scarcity of medical professionals in low-resource regions of the world. WiRED International’s training program provides detailed instruction on all key topics
Health authorities report that the polio virus has been found in New York City sewage. What does this mean?
The discovery suggests that the poliomyelitis (polio) virus is circulating throughout the city and poses a risk to the unvaccinated population.
On July 23, 2022, the World Health Organization declared monkeypox a global health emergency, citing more than 16,000 cases worldwide and primarily in men who have sex with men.
World Health Organization (WHO) official Dr. Hans Kluge recently called for urgent action to control fast-increasing cases of monkeypox, adding that it posed a real risk to public health.