Category : WHO news

by Admin - 4 days ago

New Study 31/A5349 on the treatment of drug-susceptible TB

The World Health Organization’s (WHO) Global TB Programme welcomes the results from a landmark study on the treatment of drug-susceptible TB presented at the 51st virtual Union World Conference on Lung Health. The study, named Study 31/A5349, w...

by Admin - 4 days ago

Statement of the Twenty-Sixth Polio IHR Emergency Committee

The twenty-sixth meeting of the Emergency Committee under the International Health Regulations (2005) (IHR) on the international spread of poliovirus was convened and opened by the WHO Deputy Director-General on 14 October 2020 with committee member...

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World Sight Day 2020

In recognition of World Sight Day 2020, the UN Friends of Vision,& the Permanent Missions of Antigua and Barbuda, Bangladesh and Ireland to the United Nations, organized a high-Level event entitled& ‘2020 and Beyond: Accelerating Vision for Eve...

by Admin - 5 days ago

INFOSAN Quarterly Summary, 2020 #3

During such international food safety events, the INFOSAN Secretariat relies on the swift action of national INFOSAN Emergency Contact Points (ECP) to respond to requests for information. Rapid sharing of information through INFOSAN enables members t...

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Call for entries: 2nd WHO Health for All Film Festival

The World Health Organization invites independent film-makers, production companies, NGOs, communities, students, and film schools from around the world to submit their original short films to the 2nd Health for All Film Festival. Launched in 2020, t...