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WHO began when our Constitution came into force on 7 April 1948 – a date we now celebrate every year as World Health Day. We are now more than 7000 people from more than 150 countries working in 150 country offices, in 6 regional offices and at our headquarters in Geneva. More than 7000 people from more than 150 countries work for the Organization in over 150 WHO country offices, 6 regional offices, at the Global Service Centre in Malaysia and at the headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland.

Post : Team Leader (Communicable Diseases)

WHO launches technical guidance series on the health of refugees and migrants

  • Posted on: 20 December 2018
  • By: Shalini.Sharma

WHO is marking International Migrants Day on 18 December 2018 with the launch of a technical guidance series on the health of refugees and migrants. Produced in collaboration with the European Commission, each publication addresses a specific aspect of the health of refugees and migrants by providing tools, case studies and evidence to inform practices and policies to improve their health.

WHO partner with Luxembourg in health development

  • Posted on: 14 December 2018
  • By: Shalini.Sharma

WHO is proud to partner with Luxembourg, a strong supporter of global health, that contributes more than 15% of its official development assistance to the health sector. Since 2009, Luxembourg has provided 1% of its gross national income to development assistance, one of the few countries that exceeds the United Nations target of 0.7%.  

Tanzania is first African country to reach an important milestone in the regulation of medicines: WHO

  • Posted on: 14 December 2018
  • By: Shalini.Sharma

Tanzania is the first confirmed country in Africa to achieve a well-functioning, regulatory system for medical products according to the World Health Organization (WHO).  This means that the Tanzania Food and Drug authority (TFDA) has made considerable improvements in recent years in ensuring medicines in the healthcare system are of good quality, safe and produce the intended health benefit.

Of all human diseases, 60% originate in animals: WHO

  • Posted on: 15 November 2018
  • By: Shalini.Sharma

Antibiotic resistance is a growing threat to global health. As a result of infection with drug-resistant bacteria an estimated 700 000 people die each year worldwide. A total of around 33 000 die annually in the European Union and European Economic Area, and this number is increasing all the time.

New measures and strong partnership having positive impact on Ebola response in Congo, reports WHO

  • Posted on: 13 November 2018
  • By: Shalini.Sharma

New measures to overcome challenges in the response to the Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) are having a positive impact, although the outbreak remains dangerous and unpredictable, the United Nations Department of Peacekeeping and the World Health Organization (WHO) said after a joint mission to assess the outbreak.