Latest World Health Organization News

New research shows urgency to act on Nigeria’s trans fat elimination policy
Special programme on sexual and reproductive health reports on year of progress
WHO announces Health for All Film Festival shortlist and jury
World Health Summit Regional Meeting in Australia opens on 22 April in Melbourne
Enhancing Global Health and Well-Being: WHO and the Netherlands strengthen their Partnership
In world first, Nigeria introduces new 5-in-1 vaccine against meningitis
Challenging harmful masculinities and engaging men and boys in sexual and reproductive health
World Chagas Disease Day 2024: urging early diagnosis and care for life
Surgery won’t fix my chronic back pain, so what will?
Too Many People Die After Leaving Prison
Reducing transmissible infections through improved indoor air quality
Global Collaboration To Combat Chronic Lung Infection
WHO announces forthcoming updates on co-administration of treatment for drug-resistant tuberculosis and hepatitis C
WHO sounds alarm on viral hepatitis infections claiming 3500 lives each day
Research changes lives when the right people have access to it
WHO Youth Council urges parliamentarians to take action on universal health coverage
Statement following the Thirty-eighth Meeting of the IHR Emergency Committee for Polio
Six months of war leave Al-Shifa hospital in ruins, WHO mission reports
WHO calls for action to uphold right to health amidst inaction, injustice and crises
Message by the Director of the Department of Immunization, Vaccines and Biologicals at WHO – March 2024
Global deployment of rapid diagnostic tests to boost fight against cholera
When can my baby drink cow’s milk? It’s sooner than you think
Post-covid Not Necessarily Barrier To Exercise
The Self-Care Wheel: an award-winning innovation to advance sexual and reproductive health and rights
Zomi Frankcom is a tragic victim in the stalemated Israel-Hamas war, but don’t expect Australia’s approach to change much
What Breaking Records Really Means For Human Health
How food preferences are linked to cognition and brain health – and why a balanced diet is superior
Stakeholders convene in Uganda on responsible use of the life sciences
Noma is a truly devastating tropical disease – more people need to know about it
WHO unveils a digital health promoter harnessing generative AI for public health
Why kretek – ‘no ordinary cigarette’ – thrives in Indonesia
2023: outbreaks of swine influenza
2023: outbreaks of avian influenza
Influenza Health Worker Vaccination Programmes: Platforms for Pandemic Preparedness
Promoting a risk-based approach for the regulatory oversight of vaccines used in pandemics
PAHO drives evidence-generation on the burden of influenza through strategic research initiatives
WHO publishes new guidelines on hepatitis B
WHO Member States agree to resume negotiations aimed at finalizing the world’s first pandemic agreement
Faith-based partners voice support for pandemic accord
WHO joins 67th session of the Commission on Narcotic Drugs
Timor-Leste’s National Influenza Centre achieves recognition as part of the WHO Global Influenza Surveillance and Response System
WHO launches guidance on conducting reviews of tuberculosis programmes
WHO launches CoViNet: a global network for coronaviruses
World of Work stakeholders voice support for the pandemic accord, highlighting workers’ rights and needs during pandemics
WHO calls for greater attention to violence against women with disabilities and older women
Air quality at many train stations is alarmingly bad. Here’s how to improve it
PHSM research at your fingertips: Launching the PHSM Bibliographic Library
Supporting Our Community’s Health In Tomorrow’s Climate