Emergencies and Outbreaks

Health Topics

Lassa Fever
Lassa fever is an acute viral haemorrhagic illness caused by Lassa virus, a member of the arenavirus family of viruses. Humans usually become infected through aerosol or…
Helminthiasis
Soil-transmitted helminth infections are among the most common infections worldwide and affect the poorest and most deprived communities.
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…
Eye health
Visual impairment is a significant health problem in the African Region.

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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