World Health Organization ( WHO )


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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

03/01/2018 - 04:14 WHO calls for action from governments and their partners to stem the rise in hearing loss
02/16/2018 - 05:31 World leaders join new drive to beat noncommunicable diseases
02/15/2018 - 16:13 Individualized, supportive care key to positive childbirth experience, says WHO
01/29/2018 - 18:57 High levels of antibiotic resistance found worldwide, new data shows
01/10/2018 - 10:19 UN Environment and WHO agree to major collaboration on environmental health risks
01/08/2018 - 09:35 WHO Director-General: invest in health to end plague in Madagascar
12/14/2017 - 03:25 Up to 650 000 people die of respiratory diseases linked to seasonal flu each year
12/13/2017 - 00:06 World Bank and WHO: Half the world lacks access to essential health services, 100 million still pushed into extreme poverty because of health expenses
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