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Country Cases New Cases Total Deaths Today's Deaths Recovered Active Critical Cases/ 1M people Deaths/ 1M people
Total 352126907 +149023 5614788 +232 279808923 66703196 95720 720.3 45175

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WHO issues its first emergency use validation for a COVID-19 vaccine and emphasizes need for equitable global access

The World Health Organization (WHO) today listed the Comirnaty, COVID-19 mRNA vaccine for emergency use, making the Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine the first to receive emergency validation from WHO since the... more

Dec , 31, 2020 7:35 PM

COVID-19: One year later – WHO Director-General’s new year message

In his end of year message for 2020, WHO Director-General says there is light at the end of the tunnel in the fight against COVID-19. But going into 2021, he urges countries and communities to work to... more

Dec , 30, 2020 2:20 PM

Mobilizing youth to End TB

Since the global youth movement, 1+1 youth Initiative was launched on World TB Day 2019, fol... more

Dec , 23, 2020 3:20 PM

Behavioural considerations for acceptance and uptake of COVID-19 vaccines

The Behavioural Insights Unit of the WHO released a meeting report of the Technical Advisory Group (TAG) on the special…... more

Dec , 21, 2020 6:34 PM

Joint statement calling for urgent country scale-up of access to optimal HIV treatment for infants and children living with HIV

Global partners that are committed to ending paediatric AIDS have come together to call on countries to rapidly scale up access to optimal, child-friendly HIV treatment for infants and children.... more

Dec , 21, 2020 6:16 PM

Meet the 100+ outstanding Nurses and Midwives

To mark the end of the…... more

Dec , 19, 2020 10:49 AM

COVAX Announces additional deals to access promising COVID-19 vaccine candidates; plans global rollout starting Q1 2021

COVAX now has agreements in place to access nearly two billion doses of several promising vaccine candidates, and laid the groundwork for further doses to be secured through contributi... more

Dec , 18, 2020 1:43 PM

New study highlights cost-effectiveness of bans on pesticides as a suicide prevention strategy

National bans on highly hazardous pesticides can be a cost-effective and affordable intervention for reducing suicide deaths in countries with a high burden of suicides attributable to pesticides, acc... more

Dec , 18, 2020 4:51 AM

New PSA campaign from WHO and YouTube is a playbook for a safe holiday season

The World Health Organization and YouTube have partnered on an inviting and humorous public service announcement&... more

Dec , 17, 2020 4:04 PM

A parasitic infection that can turn fatal with administration of corticosteroids

Healthcare workers in tropical and sub-tropical settings where strongyloidiasis is prevalent or caring for patients who have travelled to such areas, need to maintain a high level of awareness about t... more

Dec , 17, 2020 11:28 AM

Launch of the Tripartite Joint Risk Assessment Operational Tool

The Operational Tool on Joint Risk Assessment (JRA OT) has been developed by the Tripartite organisations (FAO, OIE and WHO) and technical experts to provide guidance on how to set up a joint risk ass... more

Dec , 17, 2020 9:07 AM

Joint Risk Assessment Operational Tool in the time of COVID-19

Despite the successful use of the JRA OT in country pilots, the COVID-19 pandemic has complicated the ability to provide facilitation support for in-country engagement. But ironically, the zoonotic na... more

Dec , 17, 2020 9:00 AM

WHO launches Baseline report for Decade of Healthy Ageing

17 December 2020 –  At least 14% of all people aged 60 years and over  ̶-  more than 142 million people  ̶- are currently unable to meet all their basic daily needs acco... more

Dec , 17, 2020 8:41 AM

Responding to a yellow fever outbreak in Nigeria amidst a global pandemic

You can access the original press release by clicking here.... more

Dec , 16, 2020 8:43 AM

Neglected tropical diseases: WHO and Sanofi renew decades-long collaboration to sustain elimination efforts

The World Health Organization (WHO) and Sanofi – one of the world’s leading pharmaceutical companies – have signed a new agreement for donations of medicines to sustain specific efforts to elimi... more

Dec , 15, 2020 2:02 PM

WHO Information Notice for IVD Users

Purpose of this notice: To ensure users of certain nucleic acid testing (NAT) technologies are aware of certain aspects of the instructions for use (IFU) for all products. Description of the problem:…... more

Dec , 14, 2020 6:04 PM

The Decade of Healthy Ageing: a new UN-wide initiative

The United Nations General Assembly today declared 2021-2030 the Decade of Healthy Ageing. The UN Resolution, which follows recent endorsement of the Decade by the World Health Assembly, expresses con... more

Dec , 14, 2020 4:43 PM

Monitoring childbirth in a new era for maternal health

WHO and HRP launch the Labour Care Guide to im... more

Dec , 14, 2020 2:54 PM

World’s largest youth organizations, representing 250 million members, and WHO launch global mobilization to respond to disruptive impacts of COVID-19 on young people

Funding for community programmes, engaging youth in solutions to address COVID-19, and convening Global Youth Summit are key features of this new mobilizationA new ground-brea... more

Dec , 14, 2020 1:51 PM

New WHO tool to help countries advance towards universal health coverage

One of WHO’s 3 strategic goals is to ensure that an additional 1 billion people in the world are protected by universal health coverage (UHC) by 2023 – able to access the services they…... more

Dec , 14, 2020 9:27 AM

Almost 2 billion people depend on health care facilities without basic water services – WHO, UNICEF

Lack of water puts health care workers and patients at higher risk of COVID-19 infectionAround 1.8 billion people are at heightened risk of COVID-19…... more

Dec , 11, 2020 2:22 PM

Call for Action: Managing the Infodemic

Please join us by signing the Call for Action—a global movement to promote access to health information and to mitigate harm from health misinformation among online and offline commun... more

Dec , 11, 2020 12:05 AM

Chemical background documents for the WHO Guidelines for Drinking-water Quality

Revised background documents for asbestos and manganese are available for public review.... more

Dec , 10, 2020 9:08 AM

WHO guideline on ensuring balanced national policies for access and safe use of controlled medicines

In June 2019, WHO announced the revision of two pain management guidelines. A full web statement on this revision can be found ... more

Aug , 21, 2020 9:26 AM

Updated WHO Information Note: Ensuring continuity of TB services during the COVID-19 pandemic

 As the world comes together to tackle the COVID-19 pandemic, it is important to ensure that essential health... more

Apr , 07, 2020 11:53 AM

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