Videos

🚭 The secret's out - World No Tobacco Day 2020
Dear parents, educators, influencers, young people: John, Isaac, Glory and Peace have a message for you on this World No Tobacco Day! #TobaccoExposed
COVID-19 - Q&As: Easing lockdowns in the African countries
Dr Ambrose Talisuna, Health Security Advisor at the WHO Regional Office for Africa, shares his insights on the new WHO guideline on easing lockdowns, stressing the importance of making evidence-based decisions and the capacity of countries to test and isolate cases.
Africa Media Leader Briefing on COVID-19 - May 28, 2020
Hear directly from WHO’s Regional Director for Africa, Dr Matshidiso Moeti, and health experts, on the latest status of the novel coronavirus across the continent, and their answers to journalists’ most pressing questions. The briefing is joined by Hon. Dr Zweli Mkhize, Minister of Health of South…
Three months into the COVID-19 response in Sub-Saharan Africa
"Yesterday marked three months since the first COVID-19 case was reported in Sub-Saharan Africa, in Nigeria." Dr Matshidiso Moeti, WHO Regional Director for Africa, highlights the work of WHO, governments and partners in the fight against COVID-19 at the WHO-WEF Africa Media Leader Briefing on…
COVID-19 - Q&As: New WHO guideline on cross-border management
Dr Mary Stephen, Technical Officer at WHO AFRO, shares her insights on the new WHO guideline on cross-border management which aims to curb the spread of COVID-19 while allowing for movement of goods and services, delivered by truck drivers, within the African Region.
Operating the ventilator in 5 steps
John Adabie Appiah, Head of Pediatric Intensive Care Unit at the Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital in Ghana, demonstrates how to operate the ventilator in 5 steps. This life support machine is critical in the management of patients who have severe COVID-19 disease.
Webinar of the Postpartum Family Planning Community of Practice Integrated into maternal, newborn and child health and Nutrition in Francophone Africa (in French)
Objectives: Contributing to the promotion of essential Reproductive, Maternal, Neonatal, Child and Adolescent Health and Nutrition services in situations of health crisis related to the COVID pandemic 19
Covid-19 and Implications for FP Services
Join WHO, UNFPA, IPPF and Jhpiego to hear about how Covid-19 has impacted family planning services. James Kiarie from WHO presents on the WHO response and some guidance specific to contraceptives services. Then Benedict Light from UNFPA shares how Covid has impacted commodities and supply chain.…
Engaging the Maasai community on COVID-19 prevention
WHO, through the Ministry of Health, engages communities such as the semi-nomadic Maasai people on COVID-19 prevention.
Africa Media Leader Briefing on COVID-19 - May 14, 2020
Hear directly from WHO’s Regional Director for Africa, Dr Matshidiso Moeti, and health experts, on the latest status of the novel coronavirus across the continent, and their answers to journalists’ most pressing questions. The briefing is joined by Hon Dr. Gerardine Mukeshimana, Minister of…
Africa Media Leader Briefing on COVID-19 - May 7, 2020
Hear directly from WHO’s Regional Director for Africa, Dr Matshidiso Moeti, and health experts, on the latest status of the novel coronavirus across the continent, and their answers to journalists’ most pressing questions. The briefing is joined by Stephen Karingi, Director of Regional Trade and…
Mass testing for COVID-19: Kawangware (Kenya)
Ramping up testing for COVID-19 can save lives. WHO works closely with governments and other partners to increase the testing capacity and expand its access in Africa. In Kenya, residents in Kawangware line up for the test.