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New framework will accelerate global public health efforts

New framework will accelerate global public health efforts

The World Health Organization (WHO) and UNICEF have signed a new collaborative framework which will accelerate joint public health efforts that support vulnerable and marginalised...
African region declared free of wild polio

African region declared free of wild polio

The Africa Regional Certification Commission certified the WHO African Region as wild polio-free after four years without a case. With this historic milestone, five of...
COVAX initiative: the COVID-19 vaccine Global Access Facility

COVAX initiative: the COVID-19 vaccine Global Access Facility

Countries across the world are engaging in discussions to participate in COVAX, a global initiative working with vaccine manufacturers to provide countries with access...
WHO delivers training and infection control in South Sudan

WHO delivers training and infection control in South Sudan

Jemila M Ebrahim of the World Health Organization speaks to HEQ about how it is supporting South Sudan with infection control during the COVID-19...
COVID-19 Law Lab: policy and law to protect health and wellbeing

COVID-19 Law Lab: policy and law to protect health and wellbeing

The newly launched COVID-19 Law Lab initiative is aiming to ensure that laws protect the health and wellbeing of individuals and communities and that...
New recommendations for releasing COVID-19 patients from isolation

New recommendations for releasing COVID-19 patients from isolation

The World Health Organization has released new recommendations for releasing COVID-19 patients from isolation. Care must be taken when releasing COVID-19 patients from isolation in...
WHO: reducing disease inequality with vaccine funding

WHO: reducing disease inequality with vaccine funding

The World Health Organization has welcomed crucial new funding for vaccines across the globe that it says will help in the fight against COVID-19,...
Breakthrough resource to help health systems tackle COVID-19

Breakthrough resource to help health systems tackle COVID-19

A new tool has been implemented to track responses to the COVID-19 pandemic across Europe which will help health systems tackle the crisis. The COVID-19...
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EFN: celebrating nurses and discussing the importance of digital healthcare

The European Federation of Nurses Associations (EFN) met at the European Parliament to discuss the hard work achieved by nurses and the impact of...
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WHO guideline recommendations on digital health

Speaking at the HETT 2019 conference on healthcare and technology, WHO consultant Susannah Robinson, explained the WHO’s key guideline recommendations for the future of...
Climate change: risks to human health are growing but funding isn’t

Climate change: risks to health are growing but health funding isn’t

A new WHO report has highlighted the lack of support for health sectors in the face of climate change. The report, from the World Health...
WHO emphasises how the arts can improve health

WHO emphasises how the arts can improve health

Can we dance our way to better health? For the first time, there has been a comprehensive review of the connections between art and...

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