Health Organizations and Agencies

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 2022-12-02 05:00 

WHO

Health inequities lead to early death in many persons with disabilities...

A new report by the World Health Organization shows evidence of a higher risk of premature death and illness among many persons with disabilities compared to others in the society. The Global report on health equity for persons with disabilities published...

 2022-12-02 05:00 

WHO

The European Commission and WHO extend their strategic cooperation to deliver better health for all...

At the EU-WHO Strategic Dialogue on Health between the European Commissioner for Health and Food Safety Stella Kyriakides and Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, WHO Director-General, the European Commission (EC) and WHO agreed to enhance strategic cooperation...

 2022-12-01 17:56 

CDC

COVID-19 disruptions in HIV testing and prevention highlight need for innovation and investment before the next public health emergency...

The nation's ability to prevent HIV was dealt a hard blow early in the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a new CDC analysis published today, on World AIDS Day: Putting Ourselves to the Test: Achieving Equity to End HIV. A rapid rebound in services, howe...

 2022-12-01 05:00 

WHO

WHO calls on the global community to equalize the HIV response...

On 1 December, World AIDS Day 2022, the World Health Organization (WHO) is calling on global leaders and citizens to boldly recognize and address the inequalities that are holding back progress in attaining the global goal to end AIDS by 2030. WHO is join...

 2022-12-01 05:00 

WHO

WHO and the EU renew partnership for Universal Health Coverage...

The World Health Organization (WHO) and the European Commission yesterday agreed on reinforcing a decade-long collaboration to accelerate the achievement of universal health coverage. The letter of intent foresees an additional contribution from the Europ...

 2022-11-30 17:09 

CDC

CDC planning wastewater testing for polio in select communities...

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) will strategically expand wastewater testing for poliovirus in select jurisdictions across the country....

 2022-11-29 17:18 

CDC

CDC Awards More Than $3 Billion to Improve U.S. Public Health Workforce and Infrastructure...

Today, CDC is awarding $3.2 billion to help state, local, and territorial jurisdictions across the United States strengthen their public health workforce and infrastructure ....

 2022-11-29 05:00 

WHO

WHO urges more effective prevention of injuries and violence causing 1 in 12 deaths worldwide...

As reflected in a new WHO report, Preventing injuries and violence: an overview, 3 of the top 5 causes of death among people aged 529 years are injury related....

 2022-11-29 05:00 

WHO

Republic of Korea achieves the highest WHO level for regulation of medicines and vaccines...

The World Health Organization (WHO) announces that the Ministry of Food and Drug Safety, Republic of Korea, has achieved maturity level four (ML4), the highest level in WHO's classification of regulatory authorities for medical products. WHO has forma...

 2022-11-28 05:00 

WHO

WHO recommends new name for monkeypox disease...

Following a series of consultations with global experts, WHO will begin using a new preferred term "mpox" as a synonym for monkeypox. Both names will be used simultaneously for one year while "monkeypox" is phased out....

 2022-11-25 05:00 

WHO

Quadripartite welcomes new political commitments in fight against antimicrobial resistance...

The Third Global High-Level Ministerial Conference on Antimicrobial Resistance, hosted in Muscat, Oman, concluded today, where targets to address the global antimicrobial resistance (AMR) challenge were discussed for the first time. The conference and its...

 2022-11-23 17:06 

CDC

Nearly 40 million children are dangerously susceptible to growing measles threat...

In 2021, a record high of nearly 40 million children missed a measles vaccine dose: 25 million children missed their first dose and an additional 14.7 million children missed their second dose, a joint publication by the World Health Organization (WHO) an...

 2022-11-23 05:00 

WHO

Nearly 40 million children are dangerously susceptible to growing measles threat...

Measles vaccination coverage has steadily declined since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic....

 2022-11-21 05:00 

WHO

Agreement between WHO and Islamic Development Bank seeks to build health in joint Member States...

Doha, Qatar (21 November) The Islamic Development Bank (IsDB) and WHO signed an agreement today to collaborate strategically to help their common Member States build better health systems, respond to emergencies and more.WHO Director-General Dr Tedros Adh...

 2022-11-19 05:00 

WHO

Digital app released to boost physical activity and help get children moving...

On the eve of the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022, the World Health Organization, the Ministry of Public Health of Qatar and FIFA are launching a new digital app designed to help increase physical activity and improve the health and well-being of millions of yo...

 2022-11-18 14:36 

CDC

Enoki Mushrooms - Listeria infections...

Enoki Mushrooms - Listeria infections...

 2022-11-18 05:00 

WHO

WHO highlights oral health neglect affecting nearly half of the world's population...

A new Global Oral Health Status Report published today by the World Health Organization (WHO) provides the first-ever comprehensive picture of oral disease burden with data profiles for 194 countries, giving unique insights into key areas and markers of o...

 2022-11-18 05:00 

WHO

Quadripartite launches a new platform to tackle antimicrobial resistance threat to human and animal health and ecosystems...

The Antimicrobial Resistance Multi-Stakeholder Partnership Platform was launched today to ensure the growing threats and impacts of antimicrobial resistance are addressed globally....

 2022-11-17 05:00 

WHO

FIFA World Cup players to #BringTheMoves and encourage kids to exercise...

Players challenged by fans to Bring The Moves when they score in QatarJoint campaign launched with FIFA, WHO, MoPH Qatar and the SCWHO Goodwill Ambassadors Alisson Becker, from Brazil, and Didier Drogba support campaignFIFA and the World Health Organizati...

 2022-11-15 05:00 

WHO

FAO/WHO Joint Media Advisory: Codex Alimentarius Commission...

The 45th session of the Codex Alimentarius Commission will be held at FAO headquarters in Rome, Italy starting from 21 November, with the possibility of following the various sessions via Webstream. The plenary discussions will take place from 10.00 to 13...

 2022-11-15 05:00 

WHO

WHO updates recommendations to guide family planning decisions...

Drawing on lessons from recent outbreaks, this new edition details tangible measures for frontline health workers to protect access to family planning services during emergencies, such as wider access to self-administered contraceptives and the use of dig...

 2022-11-15 05:00 

WHO

WHO advises immediate skin to skin care for survival of small and preterm babies...

WHO today launched new guidelines to improve survival and health outcomes for babies born early (before 37 weeks of pregnancy) or small (under 2.5kg at birth). The guidelines advise that skin to skin contact with a caregiver known as kangaroo mother care ...

 2022-11-10 19:23 

CDC

Deli Meat and Cheese - Listeria infections...

Listeria Outbreak Linked to Deli Meat and Cheese...

 2022-11-10 17:00 

CDC

More than 3 Million Youth Reported Using a Tobacco Product in 2022...

A study released today from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) found that 3.08 million (11.3%) U.S. middle and high school students reported current (past 30-day) use of any tobacco pr...

 2022-11-09 15:51 

CDC

Transcript for Telebriefing: Updated Clinical Practice Guidelines for Prescribing Opioids for Pain...

Transcript for Telebriefing: Updated Clinical Practice Guidelines for Prescribing Opioids for Pain...

 2022-11-09 05:00 

WHO

WHO releases first data on global vaccine market since COVID-19...

This is the first report to capture the implications of COVID-19 for vaccine markets. Despite progress in recent decades, global market vaccine dynamics are not fully conducive to the development, supply and access for vital vaccines for public health.Vac...

 2022-11-09 05:00 

WHO

Belgium and WHO pursue tighter collaboration in a day of strategic dialogue...

From left to right: Director-General Development Cooperation & Humanitarian Aid Belgium Dr Rombouts, WHO Director-General Dr Tedros, H.E. Ambassador Mr Marc Pecsteen de Buytswerve, Permanent Representative of Belgium to the United Nations. @WHOGeneva, 9 N...

 2022-11-06 04:00 

WHO

Health must be front and centre in the COP27 climate change negotiations...

WHO issues a grim reminder that the climate crisis continues to make people sick and jeopardizes lives and that health must be at the core of these critical negotiations....

 2022-11-04 05:00 

CDC

CDC Media Telebriefing: Update on Respiratory Disease Circulation Transcript...

UAB and thank you all for joining us today to discuss what we are seeing with respiratory diseases and what people can do to prevent their spread....

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