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Mon, 13 Feb 2017 13:35:00 GMTThe twelfth meeting of the Emergency Committee (EC) under the International Health Regulations (2005) (IHR) regarding the international spread of poliovirus was convened via teleconference by the Director General on 7 February 2017.
Fri, 03 Feb 2017 15:00:00 GMTNew guidance from WHO, launched ahead of World Cancer Day (4 February), aims to improve the chances of survival for people living with cancer by ensuring that health services can focus on diagnosing and treating the disease earlier.
Wed, 25 Jan 2017 11:30:00 GMTWHO Executive Board announces the names of the 3 nominees for the post of WHO Director–General.
Tue, 24 Jan 2017 11:30:00 GMTWHO Executive Board agrees on an initial short list of candidates to the post of WHO Director-General
Tue, 24 Jan 2017 11:15:00 GMTWHO's Executive Board, currently holding its 140th session in Geneva, has appointed Dr Mahmoud Fikri, from United Arab Emirates (UAE) as WHO Regional Director for the Eastern Mediterranean Region (EMRO), following his nomination by the Regional Committee for EMRO in October last year.
Mon, 16 Jan 2017 08:45:00 GMTDAVOS, Switzerland – While efforts to fully implement a ceasefire in Syria continue, we again appeal for immediate, unconditional, and safe access to reach the children and families who are still cut off from humanitarian aid across the country.
Tue, 10 Jan 2017 10:00:00 GMTPolicies to control tobacco use, including tobacco tax and price increases, can generate significant government revenues for health and development work, according to a new landmark global report from WHO and the National Cancer Institute of the United States of America.
Fri, 23 Dec 2016 00:30:00 GMTFinal trial results confirm Ebola vaccine provides high protection against disease
Fri, 16 Dec 2016 22:10:00 GMTThe World Health Organization is calling for medical evacuation of the sick and injured from east Aleppo to be resumed as quickly as possible. Almost 200 patients were safely transferred to hospitals in western rural Aleppo, Idlib and Turkey before all evacuations were aborted this morning, leaving many more in need of medical care stranded.
Fri, 16 Dec 2016 10:10:00 GMTWHO Director-General, Dr Chan's end of the year statement for 2016