Partners agree to harmonise actions to improve the…
Partners agree to harmonise actions to improve the effectiveness of humanitarian efforts
Dakar, 18 July 2017 - Organisations involved in managing health emergencies and disease outbreaks in the African Region have agreed on better ways of…
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WCO Tanzania takes the Transformation Agenda forwards
WCO Tanzania takes the Transformation Agenda forwards
Dar es Salaam, 24-28 July 2017 - The Transformation Agenda is a programme for accelerating the implementation of WHO reform within the WHO African…
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The World Health Organization boosts health support for…
The World Health Organization boosts health support for Zanzibar
Zanzibar, 20-21 July 2017 - The World Health Organization Country Representative in Tanzania, Dr. Matthieu Kamwa, visited Zanzibar as part of the…
21 July 2017  |  Read more
Extending health coverage in the Democratic Republic of…
Extending health coverage in the Democratic Republic of Congo
13 July 2017 – In the Tanganyika province of the Democratic Republic of the Congo, going to a health centre often means traveling long distances over…
20 July 2017  |  Read more

Health Topics

Disabilities
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Poverty
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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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28 August 2017

Sixty-seventh session of the WHO Regional Committee for Africa

  The WHO Regional Committee for Africa is the Organization's governing body in the African Region. There are currently 47 Member States in the region. It is the annual flagship meeting of ministers

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Health workers are #NotATarget
19 August 2017

Health workers are #NotATarget

Democratic Republic of Congo Samedi 19 août 2017: Journée mondiale de l'aide humanitaire. Il est temps d'arrêter des attaques sur les personnels de la santé

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28 July 2017

World Hepatitis Day 2017

The World Hepatitis Day on 28 July 2017 is an opportunity to add momentum to all efforts to implement the WHO's first global health sector strategy on viral hepatitis for 2016-2021 and help Member

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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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