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COVAX reaches over 100 economies, 42 days after first international delivery
WHO launches Progress Indicators to measure access to assistive technology
Interim statement of COVID-19 subcommittee of WHO Global Advisory Committee on Vaccine Safety
Alisson Becker and WHO Foundation launch campaign to raise resources and support treatment for COVID-19 patients starting
WHO urges countries to build a fairer, healthier world post-COVID-19
New toolkit helps older adults maintain good mental health and wellbeing during COVID-19 pandemic
Carl Bildt, former Prime Minister of Sweden, appointed WHO Special Envoy for ACT-Accelerator
WHO calls for further studies, data on origin of SARS-CoV-2 virus, reiterates that all hypotheses remain open
On prioritization of COVID-19 vaccination for seafarers and aircrew
COVAX updates participants on delivery delays for vaccines from Serum Institute of India and AstraZeneca
WHO validates Cote d’Ivoire for eliminating sleeping sickness as a public health problem
COVID-19 highlights urgent need to reboot global effort to end tuberculosis
WHO announces 2nd edition Health for All Film Festival shortlist and jury composition
Campaign launched to make 30 km/h streets norm for cities worldwide
Water, Sanitation and Hygiene: closing gap to end neglected tropical diseases
Statement on Vaccine Safety COVID-19 subcommittee on safety signals related to AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine
Reframing child and adolescent health for SDG era
Ageism is a global challenge: UN
WHO statement on AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine safety signals
WHO publishes new clinical recommendations on HIV prevention, infant diagnosis, antiretroviral therapy initiation and monitoring
WHO and partners urge countries to fast-track implementation and scale-up of HIV self-testing and other innovative HIV testing
New brief outlines devastating harms from tobacco use and exposure to second-hand tobacco smoke during pregnancy and throughout
WHO highlights devastating harms from tobacco use and exposure to second-hand tobacco smoke during pregnancy and throughout
New research highlights risks of separating newborns from mothers during COVID-19 pandemic
COVID-19 Solidarity Response Fund marks first anniversary and appeals for continued support
WHO adds Janssen vaccine to list of safe and effective emergency tools against COVID-19
WHO signs MoU with Women in Global Health on International Women’s Day
Devastatingly pervasive: 1 in 3 women globally experience violence
GACVS COVID-19 Vaccine Safety subcommittee meeting to review reports on influenza-like illness
New global breast cancer initiative highlights renewed commitment to improve survival
WHO publishes materials that aim to provide high-quality care to people affected by lymphatic filariasis
New WHO/IAEA publication provides guidance on radiotherapy equipment to fight cancer
Rotavirus vaccines made available for use in humanitarian crises
New WHO report on Human T-lymphotropic virus type 1 highlights strategies for its prevention and control
COVAX publishes first round of allocations
WHO: 1 in 4 people projected to have hearing problems by 2050
World Pharmacopoeias support public health during COVID-19 pandemic
First COVID-19 COVAX vaccine doses administered in Africa
Consultation on discussion paper on Global Action Plan on Epilepsy and Other Neurological Disorders
WHO and ITU launch new guide on introduction of dementia risk reduction and carer support programmes using mobile technology
El Salvador certified as malaria-free by WHO
COVID-19 oxygen emergency impacting more than half a million people
Four years on, Global Observatory on Health R&D continues to identify gaps and new trends in health R&D space
COVID-19 vaccine doses shipped by COVAX Facility head to Ghana, marking beginning of global rollout
Improving understanding of and response to infodemics during public health emergencies
No-fault compensation programme for COVID-19 vaccines is a world first
WHO Director-General’s statement on Tanzania and COVID-19
G7 leaders commit US$ 4.3 billion to finance global equitable access to tests, treatments and vaccines in 2021