[WHO]Schools targeted on first days of the campaign

Schools targeted on first days of the campaign SCHOOLS, YOUNG BOYS AND YOUNG GIRLS FIRST! The message was clear enough for all vaccinators and supervisors. This had been one of the key recommendations made by WHO Officers supporting…

[Global Health Workforce Alliance]Invitation - expressions of interest for the development of a HRH progress report

Invitation - expressions of interest for the development of a HRH progress report In order to respond to the great demand for improved information and regular accountability on Human Resources for Health (HRH) issues, the Global Health…

[Sudan]Global Alert and Response (GAR)-Yellow fever in Sudan

Yellow fever in Sudan 13 NOVEMBER 2012 - The Federal Ministry of Health (FMOH) in Sudan has notified WHO of a yellow fever outbreak affecting 23 localities in Greater Darfur. As of 11 November 2012, a total of 329 suspected cases including…

[International Diabetes Federation]November 14 is World Diabetes Day!

November 14 is World Diabetes Day! On 14 November, millions of people around the world will unite to mark World Diabetes Day, the global awareness campaign of the diabetes community led by the International Diabetes Federation (IDF). Diabetes…

Targeting yellow fever in the Sudan

Targeting yellow fever in the Sudan December 2012 WHO/C. Banluta Since late September 2012, an outbreak of yellow fever has affected people in the Darfur region of Sudan. Yellow fever is an acute viral haemorrhagic disease, transmitted by…

Yellow fever vaccination campaign in Darfur continues

Sudan : Yellow fever vaccinati campaign in Darfur continueson 11 December 2012 - The first phase of the vaccination campaign ended on 7 December 2012. Results for the first phase are under way as vaccination coverage is currently…

Media centre

Saving the lives of mothers and children Place: Dubai, United Arab EmiratesDate: 29–30 January 2013 WHO, UNICEF and the United Nations Population Fund are jointly organizing a high-level meeting: Saving the lives of mothers and…

World AIDS day 2012: Health Workers are a big part of ‘Getting to Zero’

World AIDS day 2012: Health Workers are a big part of ‘Getting to Zero’ GENEVA | 30 November 2012 – As we mark World AIDS Day "Getting to Zero: Zero new HIV infections, Zero discrimination and Zero AIDS-related deaths”, the Global…