PROMOTE HEALTH, KEEP THE WORLD SAFE, SERVE THE VULNERABLE

Massouma Yaqubi, aged 20, works as a midwife at the mobile clinic facilitated by WHO in the Kaj Nāw village located in the Panjab district of Bamiyan, Afghanistan.Massouma Yaqubi, aged 20, works as a midwife at the mobile clinic facilitated by WHO in the Kaj Nāw village located in the Panjab district of Bamiyan, Afghanistan.

ACHIEVING UNIVERSAL HEALTH COVERAGE

WHO Director-General Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus visits a WHO Ebola vaccination team working in the city of Butembo on 01 January 2019. 

Dr Tedros traveled over the New Year to Ebola-affected areas in the DRC to review the response at this critical phase. On the three-day mission (31 December 2018 - 2 January 2019) to Beni, Butembo and Komanda, Dr Tedros took stock of the outbreak, spent time with affected communities, and personally thanked responders for their dedication. WHO has 380 response staff in North Kivu and Ituri working together with hundreds more from the Ministry of Health and partners.
Title of WHO staff and officials reflects their respective position at the time the photo was taken.
WHO Director-General Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus visits a WHO Ebola vaccination team working in the city of Butembo on 01 January 2019. 

Dr Tedros traveled over the New Year to Ebola-affected areas in the DRC to review the response at this critical phase. On the three-day mission (31 December 2018 - 2 January 2019) to Beni, Butembo and Komanda, Dr Tedros took stock of the outbreak, spent time with affected communities, and personally thanked responders for their dedication. WHO has 380 response staff in North Kivu and Ituri working together with hundreds more from the Ministry of Health and partners.
Title of WHO staff and officials reflects their respective position at the time the photo was taken.

ADDRESSING HEALTH EMERGENCIES

View of polluted stream at the slum of Pakajuma in Kinshasa, on August 19, 2016.View of polluted stream at the slum of Pakajuma in Kinshasa, on August 19, 2016.

PROMOTING HEALTHIER POPULATIONS

Measures taken during the epidemic of influenza A H1N1 in Mexico. Use of SUMA (Supply Management System), an operational system, comprised of software, equipment and trained personnel, that was developed by PAHO (Pan American Health Organization) to assist disaster-stricken countries in managing donated supplies, from the time pledges are made to the actual distribution of these supplies.

Unloading of boxes containing Tamiflu (flu treatment and flu prevention) of a plane.Measures taken during the epidemic of influenza A H1N1 in Mexico. Use of SUMA (Supply Management System), an operational system, comprised of software, equipment and trained personnel, that was developed by PAHO (Pan American Health Organization) to assist disaster-stricken countries in managing donated supplies, from the time pledges are made to the actual distribution of these supplies.

Unloading of boxes containing Tamiflu (flu treatment and flu prevention) of a plane.

WHO SUPPORT TO COUNTRIES