Health workers practice proper donning of protective gear during the training on vaccination
WHO and Ministry of Health Train health workers on…
WHO and Ministry of Health Train health workers on Compassionate use of the Ebola vaccine
Kasese, 13th November 2018:- As the Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) outbreak escalates in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), Uganda is ticking all the…
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The Ebola Treatment Unit constructed by WHO
The Minister of Health, Honourable Dr Riek Gai Kok and his…
The Minister of Health, Honourable Dr Riek Gai Kok and his entourage visited the Ebola Treatment Unit constructed by WHO in Juba, South Sudan
Juba 13 November 2018 - The Honourable Minister for Health of South Sudan, Dr Riek Gai Kok  and his entourage which included a 1976 Ebola…
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Tackling health, growth and inclusivity in Africa’s booming cities
Tackling health, growth and inclusivity in Africa’s booming…
Tackling health, growth and inclusivity in Africa’s booming cities
Libreville 09 November, 2018 – Representatives from African cities met on 8 November to boost actions to tackle environment issues affecting human…
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Scaling up investments in health and environment initiatives in Africa
Scaling up investments in health and environment…
Scaling up investments in health and environment initiatives in Africa
Health and environment authorities as well as experts from the World Health Organisation (WHO) and the UN Environment  discussed today (7…
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Health Topics

Poverty
Poverty is associated with the undermining of a range of key human attributes, including health.
Blood safety
Blood transfusion saves lives and improves health, but many patients requiring transfusion do not have timely access to safe blood.
Violence
Violence and Injuries are a major public health problem and cause death and harm to several million people each year.
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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

The second Africa Health Forum: Achieving Universal Health Coverage and Health Security in Africa
26 March 2019

The second Africa Health Forum - Achieving Universal Health Coverage and Health Security in Africa: The Africa we want to see

The Forum is scheduled to take place in Praia, Cabo Verde from 26 - 28 March 2019.

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World Health Organization Africa Innovation Challenge
10 December 2018

World Health Organization Africa Innovation Challenge: Promoting African Solutions for Africa’s Health

The World Health Organization (WHO) in the African Region has launched the WHO Africa Innovation Challenge.

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Zero tolerance for Sexual abuse and fraud

WHO has a zero tolerance policy for Fraud, all forms of harrasment (including sexual), and Sexual Exploitation and Abuse (SEA).

For more information or to report a complaint, please click here.

News from Countries

Dr Odame delivering a statement on behalf of the Minister of Health
Mr Kwaku Agyeman-Manu, the Minister of Health, has said everyone,…
Vice Mayor, District Gisagara(2nd from left) with Guests
This year on 24th October 2018, the Ministry of Health in…
The psycosocial teams in one of the training sessions led by the Ministry of Health and WHO
Mukono, 14th November 2018- One of the severe yet often neglected…

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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