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Development of updated WHO guidelines on management of tuberculosis in children and adolescents
Statement on transparency and data integrityInternational Coalition of Medicines Regulatory Authorities and WHO
First deployment of WHO emergency rehabilitation support
UNICEF/WHO/WB Joint Child Malnutrition Estimates group released new data for 2021
Global experts of new WHO Council on Economics of Health For All announced
Partnership for Health Cities supports COVID-19 Vaccine Outreach in 18 Cities
WHO Director-General commends United States decision to support temporary waiver on intellectual property rights for COVID-19 vaccines
WHO, Germany launch new global hub for pandemic and epidemic intelligence
Updated WHO Information Note: Ensuring continuity of TB services during COVID-19 pandemic 5 May
New WHO benchmarks help countries reduce salt intake and save lives
WHO calls for better hand hygiene and other infection control practices
WHO launches new platform for knowledge exchange on dementia
New report sounds alarm on global shortage of 900 000 midwives
Why we need to focus on quality care for women and newborns
WHO and UN Global Pulse are building a social listening radio tool to aid COVID-19 infodemic response
WHO Director-General congratulates Democratic Republic of Congo as 12th Ebola outbreak is declared over
Oral rabies vaccine: a new strategy in fight against rabies deaths
WHO welcomes Sweden’s announcement to share COVID-19 vaccine doses with COVAX
Affordability of WASH must be defined and tracked if 2030 Global Goals are to be met: new report
WHO Director-General and Civil Society Task Force on TB
Deworming women during pregnancy has a positive effect on child survival and health
Governments commit to accelerated action to prevent drowning
NTDs: pulse survey shows COVID-19 continues to disrupt health services
Leprosy: interrupting transmission and achieving zero autochthonous cases
Immunization services begin slow recovery from COVID-19 disruptions, though millions of children remain
Tribute to John Storey
Fair Pricing Forum ends with good intentions and new undertakings from WHO
ACT-Accelerator one year on
COVID-19 continues to disrupt essential health services in 90% of countries
Statement on Immunization: Continued review of emerging evidence on AstraZeneca COVID-19 Vaccines
World Malaria Day: WHO launches effort to stamp out malaria in 25 more countries by 2025
WHO validates Gambia for having eliminated trachoma as a public health problem
Driving Global Health: Romain Grosjean announces his support for WHO Foundation
RTS,S malaria vaccine reaches more than 650 000 children in Ghana, Kenya and Malawi through groundbreaking pilot programme
Message from Director SRH/HRP 20 April
Greta Thunberg, climate and environment activist, joins World Health Organization’s call for vaccine equity
Statement on seventh meeting of International Health Regulations Emergency Committee regarding coronavirus disease pandemic
WHO-backed global youth mobilization funds young people’s ideas to combat impact of COVID-19 pandemic
Global Advisory Committee on Vaccine Safety review of latest evidence of rare adverse blood coagulation events with AstraZeneca COVID-19 Vaccine
Update of WHO guidance on treatment of drug susceptible tuberculosis
Global shortage of innovative antibiotics fuels emergence and spread of drug-resistance
New WHO Global Compact to speed up action to tackle diabetes
WHO and International Organisation of Francophonie sign Memorandum of Understanding to strengthen access to health
WHO calls for comprehensive, equitable access to healthcare for every Chagas disease patient
Benefits of continuing to provide life-saving HIV services outweigh risk of COVID-19 transmission by 100 to 1
US$ 1.4 trillion lost every year to tobacco use – New tobacco tax manual shows ways to save lives
Meeting of Guidelines Development Group for update and consolidation of guidelines for safe abortion care
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