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Election of Director-General
Consultation: Global Accelerated Action for the Health of Adolescents (AA-HA!) Implementation Guidance Draft
What we do
Health emergencies programme
WHO Health Emergencies Programme delivers rapid, predictable, and comprehensive support to countries and communities as they prepare for, face or recover from emergencies caused by any type of hazard to human health, whether disease outbreaks, natural or man-made disasters or conflicts.
Zika virus and complications
After a spike in cases of microcephaly and Guillain-Barré syndrome associated with Zika virus, WHO declared a public health emergency.
Universal health coverage
"The evidence clearly shows that, with the right policies in place, greater public spending on health is associated with less dependence on out-of-pocket payments."
Disease outbreak news
Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) – Saudi Arabia
Human infection with avian influenza A(H7N9) virus – China
Yellow fever – Brazil
Plague – Madagascar
Health and the law: new report launch
140th session of the Executive Board
Seventieth World Health Assembly
World No Tobacco Day 2017
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Stories from countries
Can tiny bacteria help stop the spread of disease?
2016 year in review: key health issues
Madagascar: Halting pig-transmitted tapeworm
Cholera vaccination campaign for Haitians hardest hit by Hurricane Matthew