Health Topics

newborn
A newborn infant, or neonate, is a child under 28 days of age. During these first 28 days of life, the child is at the highest risk of dying.
Maternal and neonatal tetanus
Claiming thousands of lives every year, maternal and neonatal tetanus (MNT) is a devastating disease caused by toxins released from Clostridium tetani bacteria.
Child health
Ongoing care of children and families can reduce the risk of maltreatment reoccurring and can minimize its consequences.
tobacco control
Tobacco is the leading preventable cause of death in the world. Tobacco control actions will prevent young people from starting to use tobacco, help current tobacco…

Eventos

World Hepatitis Summit 2017
01 Novembro 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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Notícias de países

Medical supplies allocated to flood affected areas being dispatched to partners. Photo WHO
18 September 2017, Juba – The World Health Organization (WHO) in…
Field worker demonstrating snail collection
Zanzibar, 12-16 September 2017: Schistosomiasis also known as…
The team of consultants - Ms Zorodzai Machekanyanga, Mr Brine Masvikeni, Dr Mutale Mumba from WHO/IST, Dr Kazoka Antony-WHO Tanzania and Mr Kiptoon Shem- WHO Kenya during the MR IPV Post Introduction Evaluation debriefing meeting at Sibane Hotel in Ezulwini
The Inactivated Polio Vaccine (IPV) and Measles Rubella (MR) vaccine…

MULTIMÍDIA

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
Infographics
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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