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

noma 2017 brInformation brochure for early detection and management of noma

ncdrep2016Report on the status of major health risk factors for noncommunicable diseases:WHO African Region, 2015

Key WHO publications

The Africa Health Transformation Programme 2015-2020 - A Vision for Universal Health Coverage
This document outlines the five-year (2015–2020) health transformation programme of the WHO Regional Office for Africa

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.

World Health Organization in Action - Stories from the African Region
Stories showing a few of the many ways that the WHO is supporting countries in the African Region to help people to be healthier.