UN health agency recommends new action plan for good health

Girls run and play the sport of "kabbadi" at a Government-run middle school in rural India. According to the UN health agency, exercising and playing sports can help the human body fight off various diseases. Picture: UNICEF/Vishwanathan

GENEVA – One-in-five adults and 80 per cent of adolescents worldwide are not getting enough exercise, according to the World Health Organisation (WHO), which on Monday launched a new action plan to tackle the situation and promote good health. “Being active is critical for health. But in our modern world, this is becoming more and […]

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