PROMOTE HEALTH, KEEP THE WORLD SAFE, SERVE THE VULNERABLE

Polio Vaccination in Afghanistan 

Tahera, 24, who works as a volunteer vaccinator administers polio vaccine drops to a child during the first day of a polio vaccination campaign in Bamyan.Polio Vaccination in Afghanistan 

Tahera, 24, who works as a volunteer vaccinator administers polio vaccine drops to a child during the first day of a polio vaccination campaign in Bamyan.

ACHIEVING UNIVERSAL HEALTH COVERAGE

COVID-19: MAURITIUS

Testing for COVID-19 at the Jawaharlal Nehru Hospital (JNH). Samples are sent to the Candos Virology Lab in Quatre Bornes and results are received in around 2 days. This COVID-19 Testing Centre was set up with the support and guidance of the WHO country office in Mauritius. Dr G. Deepchand, the Regional Public Health Superintendent working at the JNH Hospital is responsible for the COVID-19 response in the southern region of Mauritius.COVID-19: MAURITIUS

Testing for COVID-19 at the Jawaharlal Nehru Hospital (JNH). Samples are sent to the Candos Virology Lab in Quatre Bornes and results are received in around 2 days. This COVID-19 Testing Centre was set up with the support and guidance of the WHO country office in Mauritius. Dr G. Deepchand, the Regional Public Health Superintendent working at the JNH Hospital is responsible for the COVID-19 response in the southern region of Mauritius.

ADDRESSING HEALTH EMERGENCIES

Hidden cities is a joint WHO / UN-HABITAT report about urbanization and global health issues. Photo stories from around the world reflect the hidden realities urban dwellers are facing, and highlight some health inequities.

Kids play on the garbage dump close to their home. Slum area in Tondo, Manila, PhilippinesHidden cities is a joint WHO / UN-HABITAT report about urbanization and global health issues. Photo stories from around the world reflect the hidden realities urban dwellers are facing, and highlight some health inequities.

Kids play on the garbage dump close to their home. Slum area in Tondo, Manila, Philippines

PROMOTING HEALTHIER POPULATIONS

WHO’s response to Ebola virus disease (EVD) outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

WHO Director-General Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus arrives in Itipo.WHO’s response to Ebola virus disease (EVD) outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

WHO Director-General Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus arrives in Itipo.

WHO SUPPORT TO COUNTRIES