The WHO SAVE LIVES: Clean Your Hands global hand hygiene campaign, launched in 2009 and celebrated annually on May 5, features specific calls to action seeking to increase engagement from stakeholders’ collaborations in hand hygiene improvement.
WHO Reaffirms Commitment to Democratic Republic of the Congo as Ebola Outbreak Nears 1,000 Cases Amid Increased Violence
As the Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) approaches 1,000 cases amid increased violence, the World Health Organization (WHO) reaffirmed its commitment both to ending the outbreak and working with the government and communities to build resilient health systems.
The World Health Organization (WHO) has released a Global Influenza Strategy for 2019-2030 aimed at protecting people in all countries from the threat of influenza.
Reductions in malaria cases have stalled after several years of decline globally, according to the new World Malaria Report 2018.
When 100 passengers on a flight from Dubai to New York in September 2018 fell ill with respiratory symptoms, health officials were concerned that they might be carrying a serious respiratory illness called MERS-CoV (Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus) and quarantined the plane until fur
The 18th meeting of the Emergency Committee under the International Health Regulations (2005) (IHR) regarding the international spread of poliovirus was convened by the director-general on Aug.
Ebola Outbreak in DRC Ends: WHO Calls for International Efforts to Stop Other Deadly Outbreaks in the Country
Today marks the end of the ninth outbreak of Ebola in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC).
Poor-quality health services are holding back progress on improving health in countries at all income levels, according to a new joint report by the OECD, World Health Organization (WHO) and the World Bank.
The World Health Organization (WHO) announces today that it is releasing its new International Classification of Diseases (ICD-11).
One month into the response to an Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, the focus has moved from urban areas to some of the most remote places on earth.