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Silatech, WHO join hands to meet shortage of health workers

Silatech, WHO join hands to meet shortage of health workers

Silatech and the World Health Organisation partnered with Qatar’s Ministry for Foreign Affairs to host a high-level strategy event and panel discussion to accelerate action ...

World Health Organisation: Tanzania not sharing information on Ebola

World Health Organisation: Tanzania not sharing information on Ebola

Tanzania is refusing to provide detailed information on suspected Ebola cases, the World Health Organisation (WHO) said, a rare public rebuke as the region struggles to contain an outbreak already declared a global health emergency.

Qatar, WHO, Silatech join hands for UN action plan on health

Qatar, WHO, Silatech join hands for UN action plan on health

Qatar, the World Health Organisation (WHO) and Silatech have partnered to hold a high-level joint event at the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) in New York on September 21 ...

WHO welcomes Facebook pledge to curb anti-vaccine misinformation

WHO welcomes Facebook pledge to curb anti-vaccine misinformation

The World Health Organization said on Thursday it welcomed a commitment by Facebook that it would direct users seeking vaccine information on its Instagram, Facebook Search, Groups and other forums towards facts ...

Central Africa routes on airlines' radar over Ebola

Central Africa routes on airlines' radar over Ebola

The World Health Organisation (WHO) recently sounded the highest alarm over Ebola, a highly contagious disease, which has already killed more than 1,600 people in the Democratic Republic of Congo...

WHO's World Health Assembly kicks off with Qatar's participation

WHO's World Health Assembly kicks off with Qatar's participation

The 72nd Session of the World Health Organisation's (WHO) World Health Assembly kicked off on Monday with the participation of a delegation from Qatar ...

WHO issues warning as measles infects 34,000 in Europe this year

WHO issues warning as measles infects 34,000 in Europe this year

More than 34,000 people across Europe caught measles in the first two months of 2019, with the vast majority of cases in Ukraine, the World Health Organization said on Tuesday as it urged authorities to ensure vulnerable people get vaccinated.

WHO: More than 30,000 displaced as fighting in Tripoli rages on

WHO: More than 30,000 displaced as fighting in Tripoli rages on

More than 30,000 people have been displaced due to fighting near the Libyan capital, Tripoli, that has been raging since the beginning of the month, the World Health Organization said.

Attacks on hospital in Ebola zone kill Cameroonian doctor

Attacks on hospital in Ebola zone kill Cameroonian doctor

Attacks on a hospital at the epicentre of Democratic Republic of Congo's Ebola outbreak have killed a Cameroonian doctor and injured several others, the local mayor said on Friday.

Measles cases rose nearly four-fold in first quarter 2019: WHO

Measles cases rose nearly four-fold in first quarter 2019: WHO

The number of measles cases worldwide nearly quadrupled in the first quarter of 2019 to 112,163 against the same period last year, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Monday, citing provisional data.

WHO says aiming to halt DRC Ebola outbreak within six months

WHO says aiming to halt DRC Ebola outbreak within six months

The deadly Ebola outbreak raging in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo should be over within six months, the head of the World Health Organization said Thursday.

Attack on DR Congo Ebola centre leaves one dead

Attack on DR Congo Ebola centre leaves one dead

Armed men attacked an Ebola treatment centre in the east of the Democratic Republic of Congo again on Saturday, killing a policeman and wounding a health worker, the authorities said.