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World AIDS Day 2017

Thu, 2017-11-30 19:00
Statement by Dr Tedros for World AIDS Day, 1 December 2017

Global response to malaria at crossroads

Tue, 2017-11-28 19:50
Global response to malaria at crossroads - WHO report shows gains are levelling off

1 in 10 medical products in developing countries is substandard or falsified

Tue, 2017-11-28 10:50
An estimated 1 in 10 medical products circulating in low- and middle-income countries is either substandard or falsified, according to new research from WHO.

This means that people are taking medicines that fail to treat or prevent disease. Not only is this a waste of money for individuals and health systems that purchase these products, but substandard or falsified medical products can cause serious illness or even death.

WHO delivers medicines as diphtheria spreads in Yemen

Mon, 2017-11-27 17:00
WHO delivers medicines as diphtheria spreads in Yemen

Madagascar’s plague epidemic is slowing, but we must sustain the response

Mon, 2017-11-27 08:00
Madagascar’s unprecedented outbreak of pneumonic plague is slowing down but the response must be sustained, WHO cautioned on Monday (November 27).

“The worst of the outbreak is over, but we must stand ready to detect and respond to new infections until the end of the plague season in April 2018,” said WHO Director-General Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus.

New global commitment to end tuberculosis

Fri, 2017-11-17 09:10
New global commitment to end tuberculosis

UN leaders appeal for immediate lifting of humanitarian blockade in Yemen – lives of millions are at risk

Thu, 2017-11-16 08:00
UN leaders appeal for immediate lifting of humanitarian blockade in Yemen – tens of thousands of lives at imminent risk

Statement of the 15th IHR Emergency Committee regarding the international spread of poliovirus

Tue, 2017-11-14 14:29
IHR Emergency Committee statement on polio, 14 November 2017

WHO welcomes appointment of new Executive Director of the Global Fund

Tue, 2017-11-14 09:00
WHO welcomes appointment of new Executive Director to the Global Fund

Launch of special initiative to address climate change impact on health in Small Island Developing States

Sun, 2017-11-12 08:10
Launch of special initiative to address climate change impact on health in Small Island Developing States

WHO warns that more people will die if ports in Yemen do not reopen to humanitarian aid

Thu, 2017-11-09 04:50
9 November, 2017 – For the fourth consecutive day, the World Health Organization’s operations in Yemen have been severely hampered due to the closure of all land, sea and air ports.

Stop using antibiotics in healthy animals to prevent the spread of antibiotic resistance

Tue, 2017-11-07 09:45
Stop using antibiotics in healthy animals to preserve their effectiveness

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