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New global commitment to end tuberculosis

Fri, 2017-11-17 09:10
New global commitment to end tuberculosis

UN leaders appeal for immediate lifting of humanitarian blockade in Yemen – lives of millions are at risk

Thu, 2017-11-16 08:00
UN leaders appeal for immediate lifting of humanitarian blockade in Yemen – tens of thousands of lives at imminent risk

WHO welcomes appointment of new Executive Director of the Global Fund

Tue, 2017-11-14 09:00
WHO welcomes appointment of new Executive Director to the Global Fund

Launch of special initiative to address climate change impact on health in Small Island Developing States

Sun, 2017-11-12 08:10
Launch of special initiative to address climate change impact on health in Small Island Developing States

WHO warns that more people will die if ports in Yemen do not reopen to humanitarian aid

Thu, 2017-11-09 04:50
9 November, 2017 – For the fourth consecutive day, the World Health Organization’s operations in Yemen have been severely hampered due to the closure of all land, sea and air ports.

Stop using antibiotics in healthy animals to prevent the spread of antibiotic resistance

Tue, 2017-11-07 09:45
Stop using antibiotics in healthy animals to preserve their effectiveness

New WHO leadership agrees comprehensive transformation of the Organization

Fri, 2017-11-03 08:15
Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, WHO Director-General and the directors of WHO’s six regional offices have launched a new plan to transform the Organization over the coming 24 months.

The transformation is designed to enable WHO to achieve ambitious new goals outlined in the draft 13th Global Programme of Work to be discussed in a special session of WHO’s Governing Body on 22-23 November.

WHO Global Leadership Meeting concludes with new commitment to delivering results in countries

Thu, 2017-11-02 10:30
WHO Global Leadership Meeting concludes with new commitment to delivering results in countries

Close to 3 million people access hepatitis C cure

Mon, 2017-10-30 22:45
Close to 3 million people access hepatitis C cure

WHO report signals urgent need for greater political commitment to end tuberculosis

Mon, 2017-10-30 10:30
WHO report signals urgent need for greater political commitment to end TB

Substantial decline in global measles deaths, but disease still kills 90 000 per year

Thu, 2017-10-26 14:30
Substantial decline in global measles deaths, but disease still kills 90 000 per year

Director General rescinds Goodwill Ambassador appointment

Sat, 2017-10-21 20:58
Over the last few days, I have reflected on my decision to appoint President Robert Mugabe as WHO Goodwill Ambassador for NCDs in Africa. As a result I have decided to rescind the appointment.

WHO supports containment of rare virus on Uganda-Kenya border

Fri, 2017-10-20 05:15
WHO supports containment of rare virus on Uganda-Kenya border

7 000 newborns die every day, despite steady decrease in under-five mortality, new report says

Wed, 2017-10-18 21:30
7 000 newborns die every day, despite steady decrease in under-five mortality, new report says

Governments commit to reduce suffering and deaths from noncommunicable diseases

Wed, 2017-10-18 18:20
Governments commit to reduce suffering and deaths from noncommunicable diseases

Suspected cases from Seychelles test negative for plague

Wed, 2017-10-18 07:15
Suspected cases from Seychelles test negative for plague

Dr Mahmoud Fikri

Mon, 2017-10-16 20:58
World Health Organization announces with great sadness the death of Dr Mahmoud M Fikri, WHO Regional Director for the Eastern Mediterranean Region.

WHO supports the immunization of 874 000 people against yellow fever in Nigeria

Mon, 2017-10-16 10:30
WHO supports the immunization of 874,000 people against yellow fever in Nigeria

Attack on vaccines sets back immunization efforts in eastern Syrian Arab Republic

Fri, 2017-10-13 16:27
The World Health Organization has received reports of an attack on medical facilities in eastern Syria that has destroyed the only vaccines cold room in al-Mayadeen district, Deir Ezzor Governorate.

WHO Director-General Dr Tedros appoints Cook Islands’ Elizabeth Iro as WHO’s Chief Nursing Officer

Thu, 2017-10-12 05:27
WHO Director-General Dr Tedros appoints Cook Islands’ Elizabeth Iro as WHO’s Chief Nursing Officer

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