Publications in the WHO African Region



The Work of WHO in the African Region, 2015-2016, Report of the Regional Director


This report is on the work of WHO in the African Region for the period October 2015 to June 2016. It outlines the significant achievements made under the six categories in the 12th General Programme of Work in supporting Member States in the African Region in health development. It reflects contributions from WHO country offices and the Regional Office, including the three Intercountry Support Teams.

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Recent WHO publications

vect-control Handbook on vector control in malaria elimination

The Africa Health Transformation Programme 2020 - A Vision for Universal Health CoverageThe Africa Health Transformation Programme 2015-2020 - A Vision for Universal Health Coverage

Key WHO publications

The Transformation Agenda of the World Health Organization Secretariat in the African Region 2015 - 2020
The Transformation Agenda marks a commitment to positive change.

The health of the people: what works

The World Health Report
Annual report with an expert assessment of global health including statistics. Focuses on a particular theme every year.

Atlas of African Health Statistics 2014
WHO's annual compilation of data from its 194 Member States.

International Health Regulations
Latest edition of the public health regulations that are legally bringing on WHO Member States.

Bulletin of the World Health Organization
Monthly Journal with peer-reviewed papers. Focus on developing countries.

Staff publications
Journal articles by WHO staff members