Emergencies and Outbreaks

Health Topics

Injuries
Maltreatment of children, elderly people and the poor is an important cause of injuries and disease. The most common culprits include physical, sexual and emotional…
typhoid
Typhoid fever is a bacterial disease, caused by Salmonella typhi. Symptoms usually develop 1 to 3 weeks after exposure, and may be mild or severe.
Sanitation
Sanitation generally refers to the provision of facilities and services for the safe disposal of human urine and faeces.
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Air pollution is contamination of the indoor or outdoor environment by any chemical, physical or biological agent that modifies the natural characteristics of the…

Événements

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. More

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PLUS D'INFORMATIONS

Minister of Health, Uganda, Dr Aceng makes her remarks at the opening of the meeting
Experts from the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), Ethiopia, Kenya…
Participants from 47 countries and development partners
The World Health Organization Health Emergencies program (WHE) will…
Left to right: Ms. Cunningham (USAID), Dr, Aceng (Minster of Health), Ms Girma (UNICEF) and Dr. Nanyunja (WHO)
WHO-AFRO) in collaboration with United Nations Children’s Education…
Angola celebra Semana dos ODS com foco na Saúde
22 de Setembro de 2017, Luanda - As Agências das Nações Unidas e…

MULTIMÉDIA

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
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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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