L’OMS forme des coordonnateurs nationaux de la lutte contre…
L’OMS forme des coordonnateurs nationaux de la lutte contre la maladie du sommeil de 9 pays endémiques à l’utilisation d’un outil de cartographie aidant à la prise de décision pour l’élimination de cette maladie
Brazzaville 08, décembre 2016 - Des coordonnateurs nationaux de la lutte contre la Trypanosomiase humaine africaine (THA), maladie communément…
18 décembre 2016
De nouvelles recommandations montrent comment traiter…
De nouvelles recommandations montrent comment traiter toutes les personnes vivant avec le VIH et réduire le nombre de nouvelles infections
Harare, 27 novembre 2015 – Selon un nouveau rapport de l'Organisation mondiale de la Santé (OMS), le monde est sur le point d'enrayer la…
27 novembre 2015

Emergencies and Outbreaks

Health Topics

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…
The burden of cancer has been on the increase over the past few decades. In 2012 alone, 8.2 million people worldwide were estimated to have died from cancer. More than…
Violence and Injuries are a major public health problem and cause death and harm to several million people each year.
Expanded Special Project for Elimination of Neglected Tropical Disease
Fourteen countries set to finalize their Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTD) Annual Plans of Action with guidance from the World Health Organization’s Expanded Special…


World Hepatitis Summit 2017
01 novembre 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.

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28 août 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.

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1st WHO Africa Health Forum
27 juin 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 unf

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World Blood Donor Day
14 juin 2017

World Blood Donor Day 2017: What can you do? Give blood. Give now. Give often.

Every year, on 14 June, countries around the world celebrate World Blood Donor Day (WBDD).

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Youth promoting HIV testing
Lusaka - 21 July 2017- Following the completion of phase one of the…
Dr  Ibrahima-Soce Fall makes a presentaion on the emergency hub  at the Ministry of Health, Nairobi  as Dr Rudi Eggers, WR Kenya, looks on
July 14, 2017 - The creation of an emergency hub in Nairobi by World…
Dignitaries at the ceremony with Prof. JM Dangou in the middle flanked by the US Ambassador (l) and Hon. Minister for Health and Social Welfare (r)
“Progress towards Malaria Elimination in The Gambia” An event to…
WHO surge team holds daily morning meetings
July 2017 - The Government of Ethiopia, through the Federal Ministry…


Stepping up the fight against Ebola in Western Sierra Leone
field report from Koinadugu, Sierra Leone
Fighting the Ebola outbreak in Sierra Leone
Hand hygiene in Ebola care facilities
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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