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The World Health Organization (WHO) is a specialized agency of the United Nations (UN) that is concerned with international public health. It was established on 7 April 1948, with headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland, and is a member of the United Nations Development Group. Its predecessor, the Health Organization, was an agency of the League of Nations.

WHO press release, blog etc

12/08/2017 - 03:01 Uganda ends Marburg virus disease outbreak
12/07/2017 - 02:38 Dementia: number of people affected to triple in next 30 years
12/06/2017 - 12:07 Diphtheria is spreading fast in Coxs Bazar, Bangladesh
12/03/2017 - 15:28 Improving the lives of people with disability the role of data
12/01/2017 - 16:21 1.4 million vaccines from global stockpile support yellow fever control in Nigeria
11/28/2017 - 15:25 Global response to malaria at crossroads
11/27/2017 - 13:58 WHO delivers medicines as diphtheria spreads in Yemen
11/27/2017 - 11:56 Madagascars plague epidemic is slowing, but we must sustain the response
11/17/2017 - 06:56 New global commitment to end tuberculosis
11/12/2017 - 06:06 Launch of special initiative to address climate change impact on health in Small Island Developing States
11/07/2017 - 00:40 Stop using antibiotics in healthy animals to prevent the spread of antibiotic resistance
10/31/2017 - 01:10 Close to 3 million people access hepatitis C cure
10/30/2017 - 17:58 WHO report signals urgent need for greater political commitment to end tuberculosis
10/26/2017 - 08:01 Substantial decline in global measles deaths, but disease still kills 90 000 per year
10/19/2017 - 22:30 WHO supports containment of rare virus on Uganda-Kenya border
10/18/2017 - 19:09 Suspected cases from Seychelles test negative for plague
10/18/2017 - 18:01 Governments commit to reduce suffering and deaths from noncommunicable diseases
10/16/2017 - 08:47 WHO supports the immunization of 874 000 people against yellow fever in Nigeria