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Wed, 07 Dec 2016 18:00:00 GMTUN, international health and development agencies to promote environmentally and socially responsible procurement of health commodities
Tue, 29 Nov 2016 12:57:00 GMTIn advance of World AIDS Day, WHO has released new guidelines on HIV self-testing to improve access to and uptake of HIV diagnosis.
Mon, 21 Nov 2016 09:00:00 GMTLeaders from governments and United Nations organizations, city chiefs, and health experts from around the world today made 2 landmark commitments to promote public health and eradicate poverty.
Sun, 20 Nov 2016 15:10:00 GMTMore than 250,000 men, women, and children living in Eastern Aleppo are now without access to hospital care following attacks on the remaining hospitals over the last week. According to reports to WHO from the Organization’s partners in Syria, there are currently no hospitals functioning in the besieged area of the city.
Fri, 18 Nov 2016 19:31:00 GMTFifth meeting of the Emergency Committee under the International Health Regulations (2005) regarding microcephaly, other neurological disorders and Zika virus
Thu, 17 Nov 2016 18:00:00 GMTThe world’s first malaria vaccine will be rolled out in pilot projects in sub-Saharan Africa, WHO confirmed today. Funding is now secured for the initial phase of the programme and vaccinations are due to begin in 2018.
Thu, 17 Nov 2016 12:22:00 GMTDuring Ebola outbreak crisis in 2014, WHO and World Bank joined their efforts to support emergency operations in affected countries and others under risk countries. In the absence of legally agreed implementation mechanism, a specific Agreement only restricted to responding to the Ebola Virus Disease was set up to speed up emergency operations and response for a total of US$ 60 million in two years.
Wed, 16 Nov 2016 15:10:00 GMTWHO condemns the attacks on five hospitals that took place in Syria on 13-15 November 2016, including three hospitals in Western Rural Aleppo and two hospitals in Idleb.
Fri, 11 Nov 2016 10:20:00 GMTStatement of the 11th IHR Emergency Committee regarding the international spread of poliovirus
Thu, 10 Nov 2016 18:50:00 GMTDespite a 79% worldwide decrease in measles deaths between 2000 and 2015, nearly 400 children still die from the disease every day, leading health organizations said in a report.