WHO Director-General, Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, announced on 25 March 2020 the official selection and jury composition of the inaugural Health for All Film Festival. In an extraordinary demonstration of creative energy and enthusiasm for telling public health stories, the first ever Health for All Film Festival organized by the World Health Organization, has attracted … Read more Health for All Film Festival official selection announcement
An expedition drilling into the sea-floor near the South Pole has discovered the root network of an ancient forest. It reveals surprisingly high temperatures in the Antarctic during the Cretaceous period, and the existence of a rich, temperate rainforest just 900km from the Pole. Read the research here: https://www.nature.com/articles/s41586-020-2148-5 Sign up for the Nature Briefing: … Read more An ancient Antarctic rainforest
Le lavage des mains est l’un des meilleurs moyens pour prévenir la propagation du COVID-19. Mais tout le monde n’a pas accès à l’eau courante tout le temps. Le Tippy Tap est un moyen simple et fiable de se laver les mains , spécialement conçu pour les zones sans eau courante. Plus d’infos: https://www.afro.who.int/fr
Hand washing is one of the best ways to prevent the spread of COVID-19. But not everyone has access to running water at all times. The tippy tap is one simple and safe way to wash your hands that is especially designed for areas with no running water. This video produced by WHO Regional office … Read more Hand washing with the tippy tap
Originally broadcast live on 30 March 2020, the daily press briefing on coronavirus COVID-19, direct from WHO Headquarters, Geneva Switzerland with Dr Tedros WHO Director-General, Dr Micheal Ryan, Executive Director of the Health Emergencies Programme, and Dr Maria Van Kerkhove, Technical lead, WHO Health Emergencies Programme.
Originally broadcast live on 27 March 2020, the daily press briefing on coronavirus COVID-19, direct from WHO Headquarters, Geneva Switzerland. With WHO Director-General Dr Tedros, Dr Micheal Ryan, Executive Director of the Health Emergencies Programme, and Dr Maria Van Kerkhove, Technical lead, WHO Health Emergencies Programme.
“This is the defining global health crisis of our time. The days, weeks and months ahead will be a test of our resolve, a test of our trust in science, and a test of solidarity.Crises like this tend to bring out the best and worst in humanity. Like me, I’m sure you have been touched … Read more WHO Director-General on human solidarity and the defining health crisis of our time – COVID-19
Here are just a few of the ways that the World Health Organization is responding to #COVID19. Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) is an infectious disease caused by a newly discovered coronavirus. Most people infected with the COVID-19 virus will experience mild to moderate respiratory illness and recover without requiring special treatment. Older people, and those with … Read more How is WHO responding to COVID-19