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Seventy-First World Health Assembly update, 23 May
Seventy-First World Health Assembly update, 23 May
Ebola outbreak Delegates to the World Health Assembly heard today that the next few weeks would tell whether the Ebola outbreak in the Democratic…
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WHO  1 billion more people with health coverage, 1 billion more people made safer, 1 billion lives improved
World Health Assembly delegates agree new five-year…
World Health Assembly delegates agree new five-year strategic plan
23 May 2018, Geneva - World Health Assembly delegates today agreed an ambitious new strategic plan for the next five years. The Organization’s 13th…
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WHO supports six African countries conduct first joint health emergency operations exercise
WHO supports six African countries conduct first joint…
WHO supports six African countries conduct first joint health emergency operations exercise
May 8 Dakar - With the increasing threat of health emergencies crossing borders, six African countries are building their capacity to respond…
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Urgent action needed to tackle the double burden of malnutrition and to achieve Universal Health Coverage and Sustainable Development Goals in Africa
Urgent action needed to tackle the double burden of…
Urgent action needed to tackle the double burden of malnutrition and to achieve Universal Health Coverage and Sustainable Development Goals in Africa
Nairobi, April 17, 2018 – Under nutrition, obesity and diet-related noncommunicable diseases are leading to catastrophic costs to individuals, to…
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Health Topics

Injuries
Maltreatment of children, elderly people and the poor is an important cause of injuries and disease. The most common culprits include physical, sexual and emotional…
Hepatitis
New WHO data reveal that an estimated 325 million people worldwide are living with chronic hepatitis B virus (HBV) or hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection.
Diabetes
Diabetes in the Region is a serious, chronic and costly disease that is estimated to rise to 23.9 million cases by 2030.
Female Genital Mutilation
Female genital mutilation comprises all procedures involving partial or total removal of the external female genitalia or other injury to the female genital organs for…

Events

WHO/P. Albouy
21 May 2018

Seventy-first World Health Assembly

The World Health Assembly is the decision-making body of WHO.  It is attended by delegations from all WHO Member States and focuses on a specific health agenda prepared by the Executive Board.

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The WHO Transformation Agenda in Africa : Delivering results & impact
23 May 2018

The WHO Transformation Agenda in Africa : Delivering results & impact

Dr Matshidiso Moeti cordially invites you to an event on the progress of the implementation of the Transformation Agenda, on 23rd May 2018, at Kempinski Hotel, Geneva.

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WHA Technical Briefing - Official launch of the business case for WHO immunization activities on the African continent
23 May 2018

WHA Technical Briefing - Official launch of the business case for WHO immunization activities on the African continent

DATE: 23 May 2018, VENUE: Salle XII Palais des Nations, TIME: 12h30  to 14h00.

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News from Countries

Launching of MCH Week, Minister of Health, Dr Diane Gashumba administering a deworming tablet to a child
Rwanda has organized from 14 to 18 May 2018 its annual Integrated…
Minister of Health, Dr Riek Gai Kok and WHO Representative a.i.for South Sudan, Mr Evans Liyosi addressing a joint press conference in Juba.
Juba, 22 May 2018 - Following the Ebola outbreak that has been…
Healthcare workers at Chief Jallah Lone Medical Center celebrating WHHD, Gbarpolu County, Liberia
Monrovia, 5th May 2018:  Highlighting the importance of hand hygiene…
Nigeria’s struggle with ending TB stigma
Abuja, 22 May 2018 – In March 2017, Sunny who works as a fashion…

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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