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COVAX Announces additional deals to access promising COVID-19 vaccine candidates; plans global rollout starting Q1 2021
New study highlights cost-effectiveness of bans on pesticides as a suicide prevention strategy
$13M boost for international mother-baby iron supplements study
New PSA campaign from WHO and YouTube is a playbook for a safe holiday season
WHO launches Baseline report for Decade of Healthy Ageing
Launch of Tripartite Joint Risk Assessment Operational Tool
Joint Risk Assessment Operational Tool in time of COVID-19
Updated WHO Information Note: Ensuring continuity of TB services during COVID-19 pandemic
Neglected tropical diseases: WHO and Sanofi renew decades-long collaboration to sustain elimination efforts
Monitoring childbirth in a new era for maternal health
WHO Information Notice for IVD Users
Decade of Healthy Ageing: a new UN-wide initiative
World’s largest youth organizations, representing 250 million members, and WHO launch global mobilization to respond to disruptive
Available for review: Chemical background documents for WHO Guidelines for Drinking-water Quality
Almost 2 billion people depend on health care facilities without basic water services – WHO, UNICEF
Norway paves way to ensure equal access to COVID-19 treatments and develops trailblazing flagship initiative
WHO, IFRC sign memorandum of understanding on emergency medical teams
New checklist supports schools to reopen and prepare for COVID-19 resurgences
Study goal to reduce rates of C-section
Call for Action: Managing Infodemic Manifesto
Statement from ‘civil society’ track of 3rd Global Infodemic Management Conference
Retention of health workforce in rural and remote areas: a systematic review
Strategic partnerships for global health: Luxembourg and WHO convene strategic dialogue
WHO launches year-long campaign to help 100 million people quit tobacco
WHO announces development of new guidance on Hepatitis C self-testing
WHO announces forthcoming updates on systematic screening for tuberculosis
Iron deficiency can be managed better
Investing in midwife-led interventions could save 4.3 million lives per year, new study finds
Global equitable access to COVID-19 vaccines estimated to generate economic benefits of
Profile: Dr Collins Tabu, Head of Immunization Programme, Ministry of Health, Kenya
New toolkit aims to improve global birth defects surveillance
World AIDS Day 2020 – WHO calls for global solidarity to maintain HIV services
WHO calls for reinvigorated action to fight malaria
Webcast on digital mental health standards
WHO releases new guidance on integrating mental health in radiological emergency response
New global guidelines on physical activity and sedentary behaviour
Every move counts towards better health – says WHO
Update: WHO revision of pain management guidelines
City of lights glows teal for cervical cancer elimination
Steps Forward for Testing to Reopen Borders Without Quarantine
Burnet support for WHO Labour Care Guide
Blaming and shaming breaks a cardinal rule of public health
ARPANSA supports World Health Organization radio wave research
Genomics, digital health and AI to prevent and treat superbugs 23 November
FAO urges G20 to support farmers, protect vulnerable and invest in innovation
World leaders join forces to fight accelerating crisis of antimicrobial resistance
WHO and other stakeholders join forces to accelerate access to effective paediatric HIV and tuberculosis
Genomics, digital health and AI to prevent and treat superbugs