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  • WHO calls for stronger action on climate-related health risks
    27 August 2014 -- Previously unrecognized health benefits could be realized from fast action to reduce climate change and its consequences. For example, changes in energy and transport policies could save millions of lives annually from diseases caused by high levels of air pollution.
  • WHO-deployed health worker receiving care after testing positive for Ebola
    24 August 2014 -- WHO is working to ensure an international health worker who is deployed for the Organization in Sierra Leone and has contracted Ebola receives the best care possible including the option of medical evacuation to another care facility if necessary.
  • Statement on travel and transport in relation to Ebola virus disease (EVD) outbreak
    18 August 2014 -- In order to support the global efforts to contain the spread of the disease and provide a coordinated international response for the travel and tourism sector, the heads of WHO, the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO), the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), Airports Council International (ACI), International Air Transport Association (IATA) and the World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC) decided to activate a Travel and Transport Task Force which will monitor the situation and provide timely information to the travel and tourism sector as well as to travellers.

WHO: World Blood Donor Day, 14 June 2014

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