WHO Director-General Dr Tedros Adhanom and WHO Regional Director Dr Matshidiso Moeti visiting Ebola treatment centre in Mangina
WHO calls for free and secure access in responding to Ebola…
WHO calls for free and secure access in responding to Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo
BENI/BRAZZAVILLE 12 August 2018 – WHO’s global and African regional leadership saw first-hand the complexities of implementing the Ebola response in…
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Ebola vaccination begins in North Kivu
Ebola vaccination begins in North Kivu
Ebola vaccination begins in North Kivu
8 August 2018, Mangina/Geneva - The Ministry of Public Health of the Democratic Republic of the Congo today announced the launch of Ebola…
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Ministry of Health, WHO and partners conduct first mission to evaluate Ebola outbreak in Mangina, in North Kivu
Ministry of Health, WHO and partners conduct first mission…
Ministry of Health, WHO and partners conduct first mission to evaluate Ebola outbreak in Mangina, in North Kivu.
Beni, 03 August 2018 - The Ministy of Health (MOH) conducted a  joint mission on 2 August with the World Health Organization (WHO) and other…
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Cluster of presumptive Ebola cases in North Kivu in the Democratic Republic of the Congo
Cluster of presumptive Ebola cases in North Kivu in the…
Cluster of presumptive Ebola cases in North Kivu in the Democratic Republic of the Congo
1 August 2018, Kinshasa/Geneva - The Government of the Democratic Republic of the Congo announced today that preliminary laboratory results…
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Health Topics

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Over the last 50 years, human activities – particularly the burning of fossil fuels – have released sufficient quantities of carbon dioxide
Mental Health
Mental health is defined as a state of well-being in which every individual realizes his or her own potential, can cope with the normal stresses of life
Adolescent health
Most young people are thought of as healthy but many serious diseases in adulthood have their roots in adolescence.
Dengue
Dengue fever is an arbovirus transmitted by Aedes mosquitoes.

Events

Sixty-eighth session of the WHO Regional Committee for Africa
27 August 2018

Sixty-eighth session of the WHO Regional Committee for Africa

Dakar Gears up for Annual Gathering of Ministers of Health from the WHO African Region Ministers of health from the WHO African region will meet in Dakar, Senegal for the Sixty-eighth session of

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The Third Hideyo Noguchi Africa Prize
08 August 2018

Nominations for Third Hideyo Noguchi Africa Prize closed

The Japanese Government in collaboration with the World Health Organization Regional Office for Africa has launched a call for nominations for the Third Hideyo Noguchi Africa Prize. The deadline for

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News from Countries

Dr Tapko providing technical support to the health professionals and other key stakeholders in view of formulating the Blood Policy and develop the Strategic Framework of Action for Blood Service for Mauritius
Blood transfusion is an essential part of modern health care. Used…
Uganda's Prime Minister Rt. Dr Ruhakana Rugunda (right) receives WHO Director General Dr Tedros at the Kampala Serena Hotel
Kampala, 16 August 2018: The Director General of the World Health…
WHO supporting the elaboration of the first comprehensive Multi Year Plan on Immunization for Mauritius
In view of leveraging advocacy and strengthening of resource…
Reactive vaccination in Danja LGA of Katsina
Katsina, 13 August 2018 - The Federal Government with the support of…

Multimedia

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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