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New WHO Guidance Seeks to Put an end to Human Rights Violations in Mental Health Care

The FINANCIAL -- Globally, the majority of mental health care continues to be provided in psychiatric hospitals, and human rights…

2 years ago

Pfizer BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine: What you need to know

The FINANCIAL --  WHO’s Strategic Advisory Group of Experts on Immunization (SAGE) has issued its policy recommendations for the rollout…

2 years ago

WHO calls for further studies, data on origin of SARS-CoV-2 virus, reiterates that all hypotheses remain open

The FINANCIAL -- The report of the international team on their Wuhan field visit, from 14 January -10 February 2021,…

2 years ago

Ageism is a global challenge: UN

The FINANCIAL -- Ageism leads to poorer health, social isolation, earlier deaths and cost economies billions: report calls for swift…

2 years ago

New brief outlines devastating harms from tobacco use and exposure to second-hand tobacco smoke during pregnancy and throughout childhood

The FINANCIAL -- A new WHO report, Tobacco control to improve child health and development, calls for raising awareness among…

2 years ago

GACVS COVID-19 Vaccine Safety subcommittee meeting to review reports on influenza-like illness in individuals vaccinated with COVID-19 vaccines

The FINANCIAL -- The GACVS COVID-19 Subcommittee met virtually on Thursday, 25 February 2021, to review available information and data…

2 years ago

WHO: 1 in 4 people projected to have hearing problems by 2050

The FINANCIAL -- Nearly 2.5 billion people worldwide ─ or 1 in 4 people ─ will be living with some…

2 years ago

World Bank Group President Welcomes G7 Statement

The FINANCIAL -- World Bank Group President David Malpass issued the following statement on the G7 Leaders’ meeting:"The World Bank…

2 years ago

EU and WHO to support deployment of COVID-19 vaccines and vaccination in Azerbaijan

The FINANCIAL -- The European Union and the WHO Regional Office for Europe will support together the deployment of COVID-19…

2 years ago

WHO launches new tools to help countries build effective childhood cancer programmes

The FINANCIAL -- A suite of tools to help countries improve diagnosis and treatment of cancer among children is being…

2 years ago

WHO launches free OpenWHO.org training on rehabilitation for COVID-19

The FINANCIAL -- The Clinical Management of Patients with COVID-19 course series is developed for healthcare workers during the COVID-19 pandemic.…

2 years ago

WHO highlights progress in accelerating access to hepatitis C diagnostics and treatment in low- and middle-income countries

The FINANCIAL -- Many low- and middle-income countries have reduced suffering from hepatitis C, thanks to increased access to testing and…

2 years ago

COVAX Announces new agreement, plans for first deliveries

The FINANCIAL -- COVAX, the global initiative to ensure rapid and equitable access to COVID-19 vaccines for all countries, regardless of…

2 years ago

Virtual shared medical appointments offer break-through

The FINANCIAL -- Virtual health appointments have become widespread during the Covid pandemic, and combining this approach with shared medical…

2 years ago

COVID-19: One year later – WHO Director-General’s new year message

The FINANCIAL --  As people around the world celebrated New Year's Eve 12 months ago, a new global threat emerged. Since…

2 years ago