PROMOTE HEALTH, KEEP THE WORLD SAFE, SERVE THE VULNERABLE

Members of the volunteer vaccination team speak to a mother after her child received double doses of the oral polio vaccine during an immunization campaign in Awbarkhadle village, 20 kilometres east of Hargeisa, Somalia, on 20 August 2019. Members of the volunteer vaccination team speak to a mother after her child received double doses of the oral polio vaccine during an immunization campaign in Awbarkhadle village, 20 kilometres east of Hargeisa, Somalia, on 20 August 2019.

ACHIEVING UNIVERSAL HEALTH COVERAGE

Testing for COVID-19 at the Jawaharlal Nehru Hospital (JNH). Samples are sent to the Candos Virology Lab in Quatre Bornes and results are received in around 2 days. This COVID-19 Testing Centre was set up with the support and guidance of the WHO country office in Mauritius. Dr G. Deepchand, the Regional Public Health Superintendent working at the JNH Hospital is responsible for the COVID-19 response in the southern region of Mauritius.Testing for COVID-19 at the Jawaharlal Nehru Hospital (JNH). Samples are sent to the Candos Virology Lab in Quatre Bornes and results are received in around 2 days. This COVID-19 Testing Centre was set up with the support and guidance of the WHO country office in Mauritius. Dr G. Deepchand, the Regional Public Health Superintendent working at the JNH Hospital is responsible for the COVID-19 response in the southern region of Mauritius.

ADDRESSING HEALTH EMERGENCIES

Hidden cities is a joint WHO / UN-HABITAT report about urbanization and global health issues. Photo stories from around the world reflect the hidden realities urban dwellers are facing, and highlight some health inequities.

Kids play on the garbage dump close to their home. Slum area in Tondo, Manila, PhilippinesHidden cities is a joint WHO / UN-HABITAT report about urbanization and global health issues. Photo stories from around the world reflect the hidden realities urban dwellers are facing, and highlight some health inequities.

Kids play on the garbage dump close to their home. Slum area in Tondo, Manila, Philippines

PROMOTING HEALTHIER POPULATIONS

WHO’s response to Ebola virus disease (EVD) outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

WHO Director-General Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus arrives in Itipo.WHO’s response to Ebola virus disease (EVD) outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

WHO Director-General Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus arrives in Itipo.

WHO SUPPORT TO COUNTRIES