Health for All Film Festival official selection announcement

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 ancient Antarctic rainforest

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

Live from WHO Headquarters – coronavirus – COVID-19 daily press briefing 30 March 2020

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.

Live from WHO Headquarters – coronavirus – COVID-19 daily press briefing 27 March 2020

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.

WHO Director-General on human solidarity and the defining health crisis of our time – COVID-19

“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

How is WHO responding to 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

Alisson Becker supports WHO-FIFA “Pass the message to kick out coronavirus” campaign

WHO Goodwill ambassador Alisson Becker, FIFA’s No1 Goalkeeper and stopper for Liverpool and Brazil, has joined the WHO-FIFA “Pass the message to kick out coronavirus” campaign to raise awareness in the global football community on how to beat #COVID19. More information: https://bit.ly/3bljRTe