Leaving No Country Behind: Africa’s Path Breaking Collective Action On Vaccines

By Axel Van Trotsenburg World Bank’s Managing Director of Operations   As the health systems of…

WHO chief says children are at ‘very low risk’ from coronavirus if schools are reopened

 * World Health Organization (WHO) chief scientist Soumya Swaminathan believes schools should reopen. The World Health…

Coronavirus could take five years to bring under control – WHO Scientist

Without an effective vaccine it could be four to five years before Covid-19 is safely under…

UNICEF official dies in Kano

Malam Rabiu Musa, Head of Communications in the Kano Field Office of the United Nations Children…

Trump halts World Health Organization funding over coronavirus ‘failure’

*Donald Trump*   Donald Trump was condemned for putting countless lives at risk on Tuesday when he…

COVID-19 pandemic expands reach in Africa -WHO

Brazzaville, 9 April 2020 – As the number of COVID-19 cases in Africa continues to grow, more…

WHO urges African countries to scale up COVID-19 response

Brazzaville, 26 March 2020 – The African region is witnessing a rapid rise in the number of…

Coronavirus – WhatsApp: World Health Organization (WHO) Health Alert brings COVID-19 facts to billions via WhatsApp

This easy-to-use messaging service has the potential to reach 2 billion people and enables WHO to…

WHO Declares ‘Progress’ In Fight Against Coronavirus

The World Health Organization on Wednesday hailed “tremendous progress” in the fight against the deadly new…

WHO Names Deadly Virus From China As ‘COVID-19’

By AFP The UN health agency on Tuesday announced that “COVID-19” will be the official name…

WHO committee says Coronavirus not a global emergency

World Health Organisation (WHO) on Thursday said novel coronavirus is not a Public Health Emergency of…

Bringing cervical cancer to an end now a priority of WHO

The cervical cancer burden falls unequally on Africa, with 19 of the 20 most affected countries on this…

WHO hero laid to rest

“Dr Mouzoko, 41, died from a gunshot wound sustained during an attack by assailants on 19…

Why men die earlier than women – WHO Report

A World Health Organisation report says men are more likely to die earlier than women due…

DRC: WHO calls on international community to join urgent push to end Ebola outbreak

“For the next 6 months, the combined financial need for all response partners is at least…