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Ensuring quality and ethics of research on FGM: new WHO guidance out now
Marking 2 years of pandemic learning response on
New insights into quality of care for girls and women facing complications of unsafe abortion
WHO establishes Technical Advisory Group on Measurement, Monitoring and Evaluation of UN Decade of Healthy Ageing
Planning and budgeting tool for TB and drug-resistant TB testing
WHO summary of Baseline report for UN Decade of Healthy Ageing is now available in all official UN languages
U.S. EPA and World Health Organization Partner to Protect Public Health
WHO publishes new global data on use of clean and polluting fuels for cooking by fuel type
WHO announces update of guidelines on diagnosis, prevention and management of cryptococcal disease
Statement on tenth meeting of International Health Regulations Emergency Committee regarding coronavirus disease pandemic
First WHO report highlights efforts to improving health and well-being of adolescents worldwide
COVAX delivers its 1 billionth Covid vaccine dose
WHO recommends two new drugs to treat Covid
Draft Intersectoral global action plan on epilepsy and other neurological disorders 2022-2031
WHO psychological intervention effective in preventing mental disorders among Syrian refugees in Turkey
Interim Statement on Covid vaccines in context of circulation of Omicron SARS-CoV-2 Variant from WHO Technical Advisory Group
Message for World Leprosy Day 2022
Together on road to evidence-informed decision-making for health in post-pandemic era
New Food Safety Community of Practice will help share knowledge and improve practice
Achieving 70% Covid Immunization Coverage by Mid-2022
Launch of WHO Bulletin theme issue on behavioural science
Seventh meeting of Multilateral Leaders Task Force on Covid Vaccines, Therapeutics and Diagnostics
Interim statement on booster doses for Covid vaccination 23 December
US FDA approved cabotegravir extended-release – first long-acting injectable option for HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis
WHO lists 10th Covid vaccine for emergency use: Nuvaxovid
Novavax Covid vaccine recommendations for use
WHO lists 9th Covid vaccine for emergency use with aim to increase access to vaccination in lower-income countries
Launch of UN Group of Friends on Neglected Tropical Diseases and on Support of Water
WHO in collaboration with GISAID organizes training workshops for laboratory experts
Dr Ayoade Alakija appointed WHO Special Envoy for ACT-Accelerator
National Opera of Ukraine “In Name of Life” concert in recognition of health workers
New WHO Global Competency Standards aim to strengthen health workforce and support provision of quality health services to refugees 2021 year in review
Another 249 trainees join global infodemic manager community
WHO and St. Jude to dramatically increase global access to childhood cancer medicines
Protect environment, World No Tobacco Day 2022 will give you one more reason to quit
Investing 1 dollar per person per year could save 7 million lives in low and lower-middle income countries
More than half billion people pushed or pushed further into extreme poverty due to health care costs
Two decades dedicated to capacity building for health emergency preparedness and response
Neglected tropical diseases: WHO launches survey to expand its offer of online training courses
WHO continues to support its conditional recommendation for dapivirine vaginal ring as an additional prevention option for women
WHO works to scale-up support to low- and middle-income countries to address antimicrobial resistance thanks to support from
WHO launches virtual survey to assess capacity strengthening needs and expand its offer of online courses
WHO and Global Fund warn inequalities block progress towards ending AIDS, TB and malaria
New partnership to combat antimicrobial resistance in gonorrhoea
Health in World of Work
Schistosomiasis and soil-transmitted helminthiases: treating millions of people, despite pandemic
Collective Service: supporting RCCE in emergencies