WHO supports the immunization of 874 000 people against…
WHO supports the immunization of 874 000 people against yellow fever in Nigeria
ABUJA, 16 October, 2017- The Government of Nigeria has launched a campaign to immunize 873,837 people against yellow fever in the states of Kwara and…
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WHO Regional Director for Africa begins official visit to…
WHO Regional Director for Africa begins official visit to Nigeria
Abuja, 11 October 2017 - The WHO Regional Director for Africa Dr Matshidiso Moeti, will be in Nigeria on a 3-day official visit from 12-14…
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Tackling the common health challenges of African Small…
Tackling the common health challenges of African Small Island Developing States
Brazzaville/ Victoria, Seychelles 25 September 2017 - Tackling the common health challenges faced by Small Island Developing States (SIDS) in the WHO…
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Cholera vaccination campaign begins in north-eastern Nigeria
Cholera vaccination campaign begins in north-eastern Nigeria
Mass vaccination effort will target over 915,000 people to contain cholera outbreak in Borno state MAIDUGURI, 18 September 2017 – A major…
18 September 2017  |  Read more

Health Topics

Health promotion
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Chemical Safety
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Malaria
The WHO African Region continues to bear the brunt of the global burden of malaria. In 2015, 88% of global cases and 90% of global deaths occurred in the African Region.
physical-activity
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Events

World Hepatitis Summit 2017
01 November 2017

World Hepatitis Summit 2017

The theme of the World Hepatitis Summit 2017 is Implementing the Global Health Sector Strategy on Viral Hepatitis (GHSS): Towards the elimination of hepatitis as a public health threat. More

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Rencontre d'échange entre le ministère de la santé, l'OMS et l’hôpital Espérance de Dapaong
24 October 2017

Revue Après Action des épidémies de méningite et de la Fièvre de Lassa au Togo

Togo Le Ministère de la Santé et de la Protection Sociale organise, du 24 au 27 octobre 2017 à Lomé, avec l’appui de l’OMS, une Revue Après Action (RAA) des épidémies de méningite et de la Fièvre de Lassa

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Donors’ Meeting on Ending Neglected Tropical Diseases in Africa
23 October 2017

Donors’ Meeting on Ending Neglected Tropical Diseases in Africa

The Kuwait Fund for Arab Economic Development (KFAED), the World Health Organization Regional Offices for Africa (WHO/AFRO) and the Eastern Mediterranean (WHO/EMRO) are hosting an event, on

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SDG exhibition
21 October 2017

UN Day Commemorations

Zimbabwe The United Nations family in Zimbabwe will be commemorating UN Day at WHO Complex in Highlands on 21 October 2017. Events lined up include: 10km health walk Children marching, singing and talent

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News from Countries

 Strengthening immunization services is  at the heart of ending polio
 Today the national taskforce for poliovirus containment in the…
Sultan with the Shehu of Bama at the NTLC meeting
Lafia,17 October, 2017-The Sultan of Sokoto, His Eminence, Sa’ad…
Volunteer grave diggers at the burial of people killed in the Freetown mudslides and floods. Photo credit: Alpha Sesay/UNDP Sierra Leone
When the biggest natural disaster on record in Sierra Leone hit…
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HARARE: 10 Oct. 2017  Today Zimbabwe joined the rest of the…

Multimedia

field report from Koinadugu, Sierra Leone
Stepping up the fight against Ebola in Western Sierra Leone
Survivors in Limbo
Hand hygiene in Ebola care facilities
Infographics
Sustainable Development Goals
The United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are 17 goals with 169 targets that all 191 UN Member States have agreed to try to achieve by the year 2030.

 

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