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

Disease surveillance in North Kivu and Ituri is complicated by many factors as outbreaks of sporadic violence against the response and affected communities, and suspicion of the response in parts of some affected communities.
This is the first ever response to an Ebola outbreak in an active conflict zone.

The Assistant Director General for Emergencies and the response team driving on a rural unpaved road to care for the community health and concerns in Biakato, an insecure zone.WHO’s response to Ebola virus disease (EVD) outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

Disease surveillance in North Kivu and Ituri is complicated by many factors as outbreaks of sporadic violence against the response and affected communities, and suspicion of the response in parts of some affected communities.
This is the first ever response to an Ebola outbreak in an active conflict zone.

The Assistant Director General for Emergencies and the response team driving on a rural unpaved road to care for the community health and concerns in Biakato, an insecure zone.

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