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World Waking Up To Vaccine Equity
Statement of Twenty-Seventh Polio IHR Emergency Committee
From paper to digital pathway: WHO launches first ‘SMART Guidelines’
WHO announces updates on new molecular assays for diagnosis of tuberculosis and drug resistance
COVAX Statement on WHO Emergency Use Listing for AstraZeneca/Oxford COVID-19 Vaccine
Consultation: Draft Global Strategy on WASH and NTDs 2021-2030
WHO launches consolidated guidelines for malaria
WHO lists two additional COVID-19 vaccines for emergency use and COVAX roll-out
WHO launches new tools to help countries build effective childhood cancer programmes
Acute malnutrition threatens half of children under five in Yemen in 2021: UN
WHO Executive Board stresses need for improved response to mental health impact of public health emergencies
WHO Publishes Quality Criteria for Health National Adaptation Plans
In COVID-19 vaccine race, we either win together or lose together
ILO joins Global Action Plan for Healthy Lives and Well-being for All
COVAX Statement on New Variants of SARS-CoV-2
France and WHO: a strategic partnership for global health security
WHO announces updated critical concentrations for susceptibility testing to rifampicin
WHO launches free training on rehabilitation for COVID-19
WHO receives nearly 1 200 entries for second edition of Health for All Film Festival
More countries act against exposure to radon and associated cancer risks
Breast cancer now most common form of cancer: WHO taking action
COVAX publishes first interim distribution forecast
Michael R. Bloomberg and Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus call for global focus on noncommunicable diseases to save lives from COVID-19
WHO SCORE Global Report highlights urgent need for better data to strengthen pandemic response and improve health outcomes
Updating WHO’s global strategy for malaria
WHO issues new guidelines on management of chronic pain in children
WHO publishes new Essential Diagnostics List and urges countries to prioritize investments in testing
New videos explain how to prevent COVID-19 infection in oral health-care services
Message from Director SRH/HRP
Issuing of an evidence review to Nutrition-Friendly Schools Initiative
Messages for World Leprosy Day 2021
WHO issues new 10-year plan to end suffering from neglected tropical diseases
WHO announces updated definitions of extensively drug-resistant tuberculosis
WHO highlights progress in accelerating access to hepatitis C diagnostics and treatment
WHO recommends dapivirine vaginal ring as a new choice for HIV prevention for women
IDIA and WHO announce strategic collaboration to support scale-up of health innovations
WHO announces development of new guidance on Hepatitis C self-testing 26 January
Partnership Launched to Fight Alzheimer’s Worldwide
COVAX Announces new agreement, plans for first deliveries
GACVS COVID-19 Vaccine Safety subcommittee meeting to review reports of deaths of very frail elderly individuals vaccinated with Pfizer BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine
WHO Information Notice for IVD Users 2020/05
WHO Information Notice for IVD Users 20 January
WHO Information Notice for IVD Users 2021/01
Statement on Functioning of International Health Regulations during COVID-19 Response
Scientists tackle vaccine safety, efficacy and access at global R&D forum
UK bans entry from Denmark over Covid-19 mink mutation