WCO Tanzania takes the Transformation Agenda forwards
WCO Tanzania takes the Transformation Agenda forwards
Dar es Salaam, 24-28 July 2017 - The Transformation Agenda is a programme for accelerating the implementation of WHO reform within the WHO African…
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Partners agree to harmonise actions to improve the…
Partners agree to harmonise actions to improve the effectiveness of humanitarian efforts
Dakar, 18 July 2017 - Organisations involved in managing health emergencies and disease outbreaks in the African Region have agreed on better ways of…
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The World Health Organization boosts health support for…
The World Health Organization boosts health support for Zanzibar
Zanzibar, 20-21 July 2017 - The World Health Organization Country Representative in Tanzania, Dr. Matthieu Kamwa, visited Zanzibar as part of the…
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Extending health coverage in the Democratic Republic of…
Extending health coverage in the Democratic Republic of Congo
13 July 2017 – In the Tanganyika province of the Democratic Republic of the Congo, going to a health centre often means traveling long distances over…
20 July 2017  |  Learn More

Health Topics

food safety
The Food Safety Programme supports Member States to develop, implement, monitor and evaluate policies, strategies and programmes to address all food safety and nutrition…
Rabies
Rabies is a zoonosis (a disease that is transmitted from animals to humans) that is caused by a virus.
children
Leprosy is a chronic infectious disease that is caused by a type of bacteria called Mycobacterium leprae (M. leprae).
patient-safety
There is a 1 in 300 chance of health care-induced injury that equates to thousands of premature deaths daily.

Events

World Hepatitis Summit 2017
01 November 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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28 August 2017

Sixty-seventh session of the WHO Regional Committee for Africa

The WHO Regional Committee for Africa is the Organization's governing body in the African Region. There are currently 47 Member States in the region. It is the annual flagship meeting of ministers of

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28 July 2017

World Hepatitis Day 2017

The World Hepatitis Day on 28 July 2017 is an opportunity to add momentum to all efforts to implement the WHO's first global health sector strategy on viral hepatitis for 2016-2021 and help Member

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1st WHO Africa Health Forum
27 June 2017

1st WHO Africa Health Forum

The Forum covers WHO AFRO’s vision for health and development across the continent including how to improve health security, progress towards equity and Universal Health Coverage (UHC), and the

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News from Countries

Dr Ndihokubwayo Jean Bosco
N’Djamena, 24 Juillet 2017(OMS) : Le Ministère de la santé publique,…
Ms Marina Adrianopoli, Technical Officer for Nutrition, monitoring the utilization of the WHO SAM kits at the IMC clinic in Juba POC
July 2017, Juba, South Sudan - To respond to the grave food security…
WHO National Health Promotion Officer, Eugene Mahlehla, presenting on effective interventions to reduce harmful use of alcohol
South Africa’s alcohol consumption rate is very high, with the…
01	Group picture of participants of the “Regional Expert Meeting on Medicine Regulatory Harmonization Initiative”
The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) convened the…

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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