Latest World Health Organization News

Calls for PNG government directive to stop use of anti-worm drug
Community approach to obesity establishes healthy habits in children
Honouring pioneering diabetes researcher
WHO launches women’s health chatbot with messaging on breast cancer
Corporate influence linked to slow implementation of public health policies globally
WHO and Psyon Games teach players how to stay safe from Covid in Antidote Game
WHO’s 7 policy recommendations on building resilient health systems
New five-country study reveals wide variation in salt content across processed fish and meat products
Health and Care Worker Deaths during Covid
High level statement of collaboration
State of Qatar and WHO team up for healthy and safe FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022
Football champion Didier Drogba appointed World Health Organization Ambassador for Sports and Health
Ticket to safe travel overseas
Investing $1 per person per year in hand hygiene could save hundreds of thousands of lives
Tuberculosis deaths rise for first time in more than decade due to Covid pandemic
WHO calls for better and fairer opportunities for physical activity to improve health
WHO and AIHW release new mental health data
Eye Care Situation Analysis Tool launch
WHO Director-General Bestows Posthumous Award on Late Henrietta Lacks
Online self-training course on WHO Chemicals Road Map
Implementing World Health Assembly Resolution on Palliative Care
RTS,S malaria vaccine explained
Young people take centre stage at global conference on climate crisis
Russell lab wins grant to develop new tuberculosis drugs
Global health community calls for climate action ahead of COP26 to avert “biggest health threat facing humanity”
WHO’s 10 calls for climate action to assure sustained recovery from Covid
New stress management course for people living with adversity
International Day of Girl Child
New program helps people find their way forward after dementia diagnosis
WHO announces update of HCV guidelines on testing and treatment
WHO report highlights global shortfall in investment in mental health
Breakthrough milestone for malaria welcomed
One in seven patients miss cancer surgery during COVID lockdowns – study
WHO, UN set out steps to meet world COVID vaccination targets
Toolkit for establishing laws to eliminate lead paint
WHO recommends first malaria vaccine for children at risk
Committee on Migrant Workers Holds Panel Discussion on Global Migration, with Participation of States
What does gender equality look like today?
WHO recommends groundbreaking malaria vaccine for children at risk
Frustration with Travel Restrictions Grows
WHO takes steps to address glaring shortage of quality palliative care services
New global targets to prevent maternal deaths
Mobile x-ray pioneer Micro-X takes world-first technology to US defence and medical markets
Interim statement on booster doses for Covid vaccination
Summary Report of Public consultation on Draft WHO Global Strategy for Food Safety
WHO and Angry Birds Friends team up for World Mental Health Day
National Cabinet Statement 1 October
Case study: Pilot implementation in Nigeria and Zambia, SBI Covid data collection tool