WHO’s investment case launch draws expressions of support, pledges to sustainably finance four-year strategy

WHO’s investment case launch draws expressions of support, pledges to sustainably...

WHO on Tuesday launched an investment case that lays out the Organization’s essential contribution to global health and seeks investment in its 2025–2028 strategy...
UN supports Papua New Guinea following deadly landslide

UN supports Papua New Guinea following deadly landslide

Six bodies have been recovered so far and the number is expected to increase, the UN Country Team (UNCT) said on Tuesday. The total affected...
UN supports response as Cyclone Remal batters communities in Bangladesh, India

UN supports response as Cyclone Remal batters communities in Bangladesh, India

At least 16 people are reported to have been killed as the region was hit by Cyclone Remal on Sunday evening, local time, bringing...
UN hub reaches remote Pacific islanders: A UN Resident Coordinator blog

UN hub reaches remote Pacific islanders: A UN Resident Coordinator blog

“They do not want to leave their ancestral places, even if they go under,” said Jaap van Hierden. ...

Over 8000 people, including sports and health champions, join 5th WHO...

The fifth edition of Walk the Talk: The Health Challenge for All, organized by the World Health Organization (WHO), was held on Sunday, 26...
Director-General’s Award for Global Health goes to Prime Minister of Barbados and developers of mRNA vaccines for COVID-19

Director-General’s Award for Global Health goes to Prime Minister of Barbados...

WHO Director-General Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus presented his Award for Global Health to the Prime Minister of Barbados and two scientists for their contributions to advancing global...
WHO launches its first Investment Round to sustainably finance its Health for All mandate

WHO launches its first Investment Round to sustainably finance its Health...

The World Health Organization (WHO) launched its first-ever Investment Round on Sunday as part of a broader plan to transform the way the...
Papua New Guinea landslide: 670 feared dead, says UN migration agency

Papua New Guinea landslide: 670 feared dead, says UN migration agency

In a media interview, Mr. Aktoprak said that the community in Yambali village, situated at the foot of a mountain in the remote Enga...
WHO announces winners of the 5th Health for All Film Festival

WHO announces winners of the 5th Health for All Film Festival

The World Health Organization has announced the official selection of this year’s winning films of its 5th Health for All Film Festival. The awards...
WHO Member States agree to share outcomes of historic IHR, pandemic agreement processes to World Health Assembly

WHO Member States agree to share outcomes of historic IHR, pandemic...

WHO Member States have ended intensive negotiations aimed at strengthening global capacities to respond to future pandemics and outbreaks in the wake of the...
Shipment of newest malaria vaccine, R21, to Central African Republic marks latest milestone for child survival

Shipment of newest malaria vaccine, R21, to Central African Republic marks...

UNICEF delivered over 43 000 doses of the R21/Matrix-M malaria vaccine by air to Bangui, Central African Republic, today, with more than 120 000 doses to...
WHO releases a strategic framework for enhancing prevention and control of mpox

WHO releases a strategic framework for enhancing prevention and control of...

Mpox continues to affect people around the world. A new framework released today by WHO will guide health authorities, communities and other stakeholders...
Nations agree landmark treaty on traditional knowledge, protecting Indigenous Peoples’ rights

Nations agree landmark treaty on traditional knowledge, protecting Indigenous Peoples’ rights

The Treaty on Intellectual Property, Genetic Resources and Associated Traditional Knowledge also includes key provisions aimed at protecting the rights of Indigenous Peoples and...
Sudan: Deteriorating situation in El Fasher, health system collapsing nationwide

Sudan: Deteriorating situation in El Fasher, health system collapsing nationwide

The fighting has reportedly forced thousands of people to flee since 10 May and caused hundreds of civilian casualties, UN Spokesperson Stéphane Dujarric told...
Myanmar: UN rights office warns of growing crisis in Rakhine state

Myanmar: UN rights office warns of growing crisis in Rakhine state

Fierce battles have intensified between the Myanmar military and the Arakan Army, an ethnic armed group, displacing tens of thousands of people in Buthidaung...
COVID-19 eliminated a decade of progress in global level of life expectancy

COVID-19 eliminated a decade of progress in global level of life...

The latest edition of the World Health Statistics released today by the World Health Organization (WHO) reveals that the COVID-19 pandemic reversed the...
‘Now is the time to unleash Africa’s peace power’ Guterres tells Security Council

‘Now is the time to unleash Africa’s peace power’ Guterres tells...

“Now is the time to unleash Africa’s peace power,” he said, opening a debate on its critical role in addressing global security and development...
Tobacco and nicotine industry tactics addict youth for life

Tobacco and nicotine industry tactics addict youth for life

The World Health Organization (WHO) and STOP, a global tobacco industry watchdog, are launching today “Hooking the next generation,” a report highlighting how the...
"All for Health, Health for All" sets the stage for the Seventy-seventh World Health Assembly

“All for Health, Health for All” sets the stage for the...

As the world continues to grapple with the aftermath of the most severe pandemic in a century, the Seventy-seventh session of the World Health...
Droughts and floods threaten ‘humanitarian catastrophe’ across southern Africa

Droughts and floods threaten ‘humanitarian catastrophe’ across southern Africa

The droughts have destroyed harvests in areas where 70 per cent of the population depends on agriculture for survival.Executive Director McCain said what she...