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Experts and gamers join forces to fight COVID-19 and stop future disease ou...

25 March 2021 Leading disease outbreak experts have come together to show gamers everywhere how to spot and stop a pandemic. The popular simulation Plague Inc: The Cure not on...

WHO ad hoc consultation Community-centred approaches to health emergencies

The World Health Organization (WHO) is hosting an ad hoc consultation on Community - centered approaches to health emergencies on 31 March 2021 from 13:00-17:00 CEST. This is an ev...

Responding to COVID-19 in Bangladesh: WHO supports the government to roll-o...

11 March 2021 News release DhakaThe spread of COVID-19 has been an unprecedented challenge for Bangladesh as well as for the rest of the world, and it has placed enormous...

Colombia receives the first vaccines arriving in the Americas through COVAX...

Washington, DC, March 1, 2021 (PAHO/WHO)- Colombia today became the first country in the Americas to receive COVID-19 vaccines through the COVAX Facility, marking an historic...

WHO lists 2 additional COVID-19 vaccines for emergency use and COVAX roll-o...

Geneva, 15 February 2021 – The World Health Organization (WHO) today listed two versions of the AstraZeneca/Oxford COVID-19 vaccine for emergency use, giving the green light for th...

Vaccines explained

If you have had COVID-19, should you still get vaccinated ? Why are we not vaccinating children under 16? WHO’s Chief Scientist Dr Soumya Swaminathan explains these and other vacci...

New Ebola outbreak declared in Guinea

Brazzaville/Conakry – Health authorities in Guinea today declared an outbreak of Ebola in the rural community of Gouéké in N’Zerekore prefecture after...

Resurgence of Ebola in North Kivu in the Democratic Republic of the Congo

07 February 2021 Brazzaville – The Ministry of Health of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) today announced that a new case of Ebola has been detected in But...

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The “Living with the Times” toolkit contains illustrated posters with key messages for older adults on how to maintain their well-being during the COVID-19 pandemic, while...
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Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, WHO Director-General, has appointed Mr Carl Bildt as WHO Special Envoy for the Access to COVID-19 Tools Accelerator (ACT-Accelerator). In his...
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