WCO Tanzania takes the Transformation Agenda forwards
WCO Tanzania takes the Transformation Agenda forwards
Dar es Salaam, 24-28 July 2017 - The Transformation Agenda is a programme for accelerating the implementation of WHO reform within the WHO African…
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Partners agree to harmonise actions to improve the…
Partners agree to harmonise actions to improve the effectiveness of humanitarian efforts
Dakar, 18 July 2017 - Organisations involved in managing health emergencies and disease outbreaks in the African Region have agreed on better ways of…
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The World Health Organization boosts health support for…
The World Health Organization boosts health support for Zanzibar
Zanzibar, 20-21 July 2017 - The World Health Organization Country Representative in Tanzania, Dr. Matthieu Kamwa, visited Zanzibar as part of the…
21 July 2017  |  Read more
Extending health coverage in the Democratic Republic of…
Extending health coverage in the Democratic Republic of Congo
13 July 2017 – In the Tanganyika province of the Democratic Republic of the Congo, going to a health centre often means traveling long distances over…
20 July 2017  |  Read more

Health Topics

Social and Economic Determinants of Health
The Social and Economic Determinants of Health (SDH) Programme provides technical support to Member States and WHO to reduce health equity gap through action on the…
Hepatitis
New WHO data reveal that an estimated 325 million people worldwide are living with chronic hepatitis B virus (HBV) or hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection.
Malaria
The WHO African Region continues to bear the brunt of the global burden of malaria. In 2015, 88% of global cases and 90% of global deaths occurred in the African Region.
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Air pollution is contamination of the indoor or outdoor environment by any chemical, physical or biological agent that modifies the natural characteristics of the…

Events

World Hepatitis Summit 2017
01 November 2017

World Hepatitis Summit 2017

The theme of the World Hepatitis Summit 2017 is Implementing the Global Health Sector Strategy on Viral Hepatitis (GHSS): Towards the elimination of hepatitis as a public health threat. More

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08 August 2017

National Health Financing Conference

Liberia   Monrovia, 8th August 2017: A three day National Health Financing conference convened by the Ministry of    Health with support from the World Bank, WHO and USAID gets underway in Monrovia on

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28 August 2017

Sixty-seventh session of the WHO Regional Committee for Africa

The WHO Regional Committee for Africa is the Organization's governing body in the African Region. There are currently 47 Member States in the region. It is the annual flagship meeting of ministers of

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28 July 2017

World Hepatitis Day 2017

The World Hepatitis Day on 28 July 2017 is an opportunity to add momentum to all efforts to implement the WHO's first global health sector strategy on viral hepatitis for 2016-2021 and help Member

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News from Countries

Multimedia

field report from Koinadugu, Sierra Leone
Stepping up the fight against Ebola in Western Sierra Leone
Survivors in Limbo
Hand hygiene in Ebola care facilities
Infographics
Sustainable Development Goals
The United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are 17 goals with 169 targets that all 191 UN Member States have agreed to try to achieve by the year 2030.

 

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