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WHO launches Global Action Plan on Physical Activity

WHO Director-General Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus is today joining Prime Minister António Costa of Portugal to launch the new “WHO Global action plan on physical activity and health 2018-2030: More active people for a healthier world.” “Being active is critical for health. But in our modern world, this is becoming more and more of a challenge, largely because our cities and communities aren’t designed in the right ways,” said Dr

PTSD

March 31, 2017 — Depression affects more than 300 million people worldwide and is the leading cause of poor health and disability, according to the World Health Organization. The number of people with depression rose more than 18 percent between 2005 and 2015, but lack of support and fear of stigma prevent many people from receiving treatment. “These new figures are a wake-up call for all countries to re-think their approaches to mental health and to