Latest World Health Organization News

WHO issues Information Note on ensuring continuity of essential TB services for people with or at risk of disease in Ukraine and refugee-hosting countries
Incentivizing collaboration towards health-related Sustainable Development Goals
Seventy-fifth World Health Assembly to focus on “Health for Peace, Peace for Health” for recovery and renewal
WHO Results Report shows global health achievements despite Covid pandemic
WHO announces winners of 3rd Health for All Film Festival
WHO collaborating center supports global nutrition research
Almost one billion children and adults with disabilities and older persons
WHO announces winners at Awards ceremony of 3rd Health for All Film Festival
TB laboratory manuals issued to support implementation of WHO-recommended diagnostics
WHO launches new Mortality Database visualization portal
WHO launches new Nursing and Midwifery Community of Practice for International Nurses Day
Tobacco tax linked to higher levels of teenage vaping
WHO and MPP announce agreement with NIH for Covid health technologies
New report shows progress and missed opportunities in control of NCDs at national level
Scientists discover new phage therapy combination to combat antibiotic-resistance
Leaders urged to make firm commitments for second global Covid summit by act-accelerator agency leads
WHO highlights glaring gaps in regulation of alcohol marketing across borders
WHO delivers 20 ambulances to Ukraine
Beyond numbers: database brings to light quality of care for women and their babies at national scale
WHO launches first ever global report on Infection Prevention and Control
14.9 million excess deaths associated with Covid pandemic in 2020 and 2021
Protein contributes to drug tolerance in tuberculosis
Weill Cornell instills social justice, health equity in medical education
Children’s sugar consumption regularly exceeds recommended daily intake
WHO issues rapid communication on updated guidance for treatment of drug-resistant tuberculosis
Integrating HIV and mental health services for better overall health
At your fingertip: New WHO Guide and online Repository of WHO tools for Evidence-informed Decision-making
Recruitment underway for ARPANSA Chief Radiation Health Scientist and Head of Radiation Health Services Branch
Mexico’s new Mobility and Road Safety Law could be game-changer
Quadripartite Memorandum of Understanding signed for new era of One Health collaboration
WHO reveals shocking extent of exploitative formula milk marketing
Vaccines essential to protecting our most vulnerable this winter
UNICEF and WHO warn of ‘perfect storm’ of conditions for measles outbreaks, affecting children
WHO launches second report of country success stories in mitigating impact of Covid pandemic on TB services
Boost for major project to tackle AMR in PNG
Healthy Ageing 50: call for leaders transforming world to be better place in which to grow older
Case for companionship in labour
Reach Alliance leads “change for a sustainable and inclusive future”: Joseph Wong in Times Higher Education
WHO congratulates Sudan on adopting “High burden to high impact” approach
WHO launches new report of findings from ICOPE implementation pilot programme
Three pillars of malaria elimination
Positive steps to malaria control
WHO recommends highly successful Covid therapy and calls for wide geographical distribution and transparency from originator
Walk Talk is back in Place des Nations this year
Over 1 million African children protected by first malaria vaccine
New guidelines from WHO recommend simpler, safer treatment for cryptococcal disease in people living with HIV
New understanding of how immune system deals with malaria
Dr. Hardeep Singh earns prestigious award for improving patient safety by National Quality Forum, Joint Commission