WHO and World Bank Group join forces to strengthen global health security

WHO and World Bank Group join forces to strengthen global health security

24 May 2018 – GENEVA – The World Health Organization (WHO) and World Bank Group today launched a new mechanism to strengthen global health security through stringent independent monitoring and regular reporting of preparedness to tackle outbreaks, pandemics, and other emergencies with health consequences. WHO Director-General Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus and World Bank Group President […]

The Transformation Agenda of the World Health Organization in the African Region: Delivering Achievements and …

The Transformation Agenda of the World Health Organization in the African Region: Delivering Achievements and …

The Regional Director is pleased to present this report on the achievements of the African Region in the first phase of the Transformation Agenda. The report reflects on the ongoing organizational reform that has delivered successful results and strengthened the Organization’s ability to carry out its mandate. This is especially relevant as 2018 also marks […]

Indonesia has a key role in WHO assembly

Indonesia has a key role in WHO assembly

As one of the biggest Asian members of the World Health Organization (WHO), holding its annual assembly in Geneva this week, Indonesia shares a pivotal role in setting the global health agenda. The WHO’s work has never been more important to address serious and evolving international health threats. It is only a matter of time […]

US health chief pledges more action if Ebola spreads

US health chief pledges more action if Ebola spreads

FILE – In this May 11, 2018 file photo President Donald Trump speaks during an event about prescription drug prices with Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington. (Carolyn Kaster, file/Associated Press) by Jamey Keaten | AP May 23 at 3:09 PM GENEVA — President Donald Trump’s […]

New US health chief pledges more action if Ebola spreads

New US health chief pledges more action if Ebola spreads

GENEVA — President Donald Trump’s top health official said Wednesday that the U.S. and global partners will “take the steps necessary” to try to contain a new Ebola outbreak, asserting that the fight against infectious diseases is one of the administration’s top priorities for the World Health Organization, the U.N. agency taking the lead. Secretary […]

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