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New HIV/AIDS political declaration seeks to end inequalities and get on track to end AIDS by 2030
26 International experts to kickstart One Health High Level Expert Panel
Approaches to sustained control of neglected tropical diseases need to evolve and adapt
Statement for healthcare professionals: How COVID-19 vaccines are regulated for safety and effectiveness
Countries reaffirm commitment to ending polio at launch of new eradication strategy
New WHO guidance seeks to put an end to human rights violations in mental health care
WHO publishes new guidance to accelerate in-country registration of WHO prequalified in vitro diagnostics
Record response to WHO’s call for antimicrobial resistance surveillance reports in 2020
Council on Economics of Health For All issues brief on equitable health innovation
New Policy Action Paper highlights feasible policy interventions for addressing under representation of women
WHO steps up action to improve food safety and protect people from disease
Global Launch: Tracking SDG7: Energy Progress Report
Revised scope and direction for Smart Vaccination Certificate and WHO’s role in Global Health Trust Framework
WHO joins UN Decade on Ecosystem Restoration on World Environment Day
What worked for us: knowledge-sharing to improve reproductive health programming
Working together to end acute phase of COVID-19 and equipping countries to emerge from pandemic with stronger and more equitable
WHO validates Sinovac COVID-19 vaccine for emergency use and issues interim policy recommendations
My Hero is You: one year on, planning for a sequel gets underway
New US$50 billion health, trade and finance roadmap to end pandemic and secure a global recovery
Statement on protection of health care in complex humanitarian emergencies
WHO announces simple, easy-to-say labels for SARS-CoV-2 Variants of Interest and Concern
World Health Assembly recommends reinforcement of measures to protect mental health during public health emergencies
Seventy-fourth World Health Assembly closes
A new landmark resolution on disability adopted at 74th World Health Assembly
Update from Seventy-fourth World Health Assembly 30 May
Public notice and comment on new Global Validation Advisory Committee members
Statement on urgent need to address high prevalence of pfhrp2/3 gene deletions in Horn of Africa and beyond
WHO supports people quitting tobacco to reduce their risk of severe COVID-19
World Health Assembly adopts new resolution on malaria
Update from Seventy-fourth World Health Assembly
COVAX statement: Call to action to equip COVAX to deliver 2 billion doses in 2021
World Health Assembly adopts decision to recognize 30 January as World NTD Day
World Health Assembly adopts decision to recognize 30 April as World NTD Day
President of Republic of Costa Rica and Director-General of World Health Organization call once again on all WHO Member States to actively support COVID-19 Technology
Kangaroo mother care started immediately after birth critical for saving lives, new research shows
COVID-19 subcommittee of WHO Global Advisory Committee on Vaccine Safety reviews cases of mild myocarditis reported with COVID-19 mRNA
IOAC statement at Seventy-fourth World Health Assembly, 25 May 2021
Available for review: Nickel background document for WHO Guidelines for drinking-water quality
WHO and Switzerland launch global BioHub for pathogen storage, sharing and analysis
World No Tobacco Day 2021 awards – winners
Statement following Twenty-Eighth IHR Emergency Committee for Polio
G20 leaders boost support of Access to COVID-19 Tools Accelerator but urgent and immediate action is needed to maintain momentum
Programmatic innovations to address challenges in tuberculosis prevention and care during COVID-19 pandemic
WHO/UNICEF statement on 40th anniversary of international code of marketing breastmilk substitutes
Developing global health sector strategies on HIV, viral hepatitis and sexually transmitted infections for 2022-2030
New report highlights global progress on reducing HIV, viral hepatitis and sexually transmitted infections and signals need for renewed efforts to reach 2030 targets
New international expert panel to address emergence and spread of zoonotic diseases
World Health Assembly to focus on ending COVID-19 pandemic and preparing for next one