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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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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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…
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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…
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Health Topics

Integrated disease Surveillance
The Integrated Disease Surveillance (IDS) Programme ensures the availability of guidelines for integrated disease surveillance and response.
Schistosomiasis
Factsheet Key Facts Schistosomiasis is an acute and chronic disease caused by parasitic worms. People are infected during routine agricultural, domestic,…
Tetanus
Factsheet Key Facts Tetanus is acquired when the spores of the bacterium Clostridium Tetani infect a wound or a newborn's umbilical stump. These spores are…
Sanitation
Sanitation generally refers to the provision of facilities and services for the safe disposal of human urine and faeces.

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 of

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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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1st WHO Africa Health Forum
27 June 2017

1st WHO Africa Health Forum

The Forum covers WHO AFRO’s vision for health and development across the continent including how to improve health security, progress towards equity and Universal Health Coverage (UHC), and the

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News from Countries

Dr Ndihokubwayo Jean Bosco
N’Djamena, 24 Juillet 2017(OMS) : Le Ministère de la santé publique,…
WHO National Health Promotion Officer, Eugene Mahlehla, presenting on effective interventions to reduce harmful use of alcohol
South Africa’s alcohol consumption rate is very high, with the…
Ms Marina Adrianopoli, Technical Officer for Nutrition, monitoring the utilization of the WHO SAM kits at the IMC clinic in Juba POC
July 2017, Juba, South Sudan - To respond to the grave food security…
01	Group picture of participants of the “Regional Expert Meeting on Medicine Regulatory Harmonization Initiative”
The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) convened 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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