The World Health Organization’s Regional Office for Africa has welcomed the announcement that trials of a malaria candidate vaccine shows promising results by providing protecti
Women's health is recognized as a human rights issue and should be promoted and defended as such.
Brazzaville, 24 March 2006 -- African countries have been urged to prioritize tuberculosis (TB) by allocating adequate resources for its control and increa
WHO Director General, Dr Gro Harlem Brundtland, said Tuesday in Harare that currently available evidence showed that genetically modified (GM) foods are "not likely to present h
Harare -- The 52nd session of the WHO Regional Committee for Africa (RC52) is scheduled to take place from 8 to 12 October in Harare, Zimbabwe.
29 SEPTEMBER 2016 | GENEVA - New analysis by WHO shows that negative or ageist attitudes towards older people are widespread.
Epidemiology and surveillance
Ebola virus disease (formerly known as Ebola haemorrhagic fever) is a severe, often fatal illness, with a case fatality rate of up to 90%.