Anaemia infographicNutrition and health

16 December 2015 – Unhealthy diet and a lack of physical activity are leading global risks to health. A healthy diet helps protect against malnutrition in all its forms, as well as noncommunicable diseases, including diabetes, heart disease, stroke and cancer. The following infographics help present ideas on how nutrition effects your health in a clear and concise way.

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Fact sheet: Health diet


Nutrition clinics help tackle obesity in Bahrain

01 September 2014--Nutrition clinics have become central to tackling obesity in Bahrain. In 2007, the country had one of the highest rates of overweight and obesity in WHO Eastern Mediterranean...

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Breastfeeding and Zika virus 8 March 2016 -- eLENA has been updated to include the recently released interim guidance on breast feeding in the context of Zika virus.  Zika virus is a...

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WHO, in collaboration with the International Clearinghouse for Birth Defects Surveillance and Research and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), is convening a training programme in Geneva, Switzerland from...

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