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Public notice of proposed new Scientific Advisory Group for the Origins of...

13 October 2021: After careful consideration of all applications submitted to WHO, the following individuals are proposed for membership of the WHO Scientific Advisory Group for th...

New Ebola case in North Kivu in the Democratic Republic of the Congo

Brazzaville/Kinshasa, 8 October 2021 – The Ministry of Health of the Democratic Republic of the Congo today announced that a new case of Ebola has been detected in the health zone...

WHO Europe and GOARN – second simulation exercise for Rapid Response Mobile...

From 5–15 October 2021, public health experts from the Global Outbreak Alert and Response Network (GOARN) and WHO/Europe Member States will participate in 2 blended simulation exer...

New Go.Data R Package Released

29 September 2021, Geneva-  Go.Data is an outbreak investigation tool developed by WHO in collaboration with GOARN partners for more effective case and contact tracking during an o...

Guinea declares end of Marburg virus disease outbreak

15 September 2021 Brazzaville/Conakry – Guinea today declared the end of the Marburg virus disease outbreak having recorded no new cases over the past 42 days—two incubation period...

New test finds no evidence of Ebola virus in Cote d’Ivoire case

31 August 2021 Brazzaville – The government of Cote d’Ivoire has informed the World Health Organization (WHO) that a second laboratory has tested samples from a patient suspected o...

TEPHINET marks World Epidemiology Day on 07 September 2021

GOARN Partner TEPHINET is hosting the first World Field Epidemiology Day, a global campaign coordinated by TEPHINET to recognize and advocate for the vital role of field epidemiolo...

Simulated exercise shows how mobile labs boost testing and analysis during...

The first in a series of simulated exercises to demonstrate the critical role of rapid-response mobile laboratories (RRML) in public health emergencies kicks off on 31 August 2021....

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The World Health Organization (WHO) is recommending widespread use of the RTS,S/AS01 (RTS,S) malaria vaccine among children in sub-Saharan Africa and in other regions with...
An effective response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic requires the understanding and use of social and behavioural data alongside biomedical data. Recognizing this...
WHO today published the new edition of its Model Lists of Essential Medicines and Essential Medicines for Children, which include new treatments for various cancers, insulin...
Today, the World Health Organization (WHO) and partners launched the first ever global strategy to defeat meningitis - a debilitating disease that kills hundreds of thousands...
Emmanuel Macron, President of the French Republic, and Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, WHO Director-General, today broke ground for the WHO Academy’s campus in the French city...
President Biden and global leaders agreed ambitious targets, aligned with the ACT-Accelerator, to end the COVID-19 pandemic Collective accountability for world leaders,...

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