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New research flags the urgent need for research and evidence on the impact of climate change on neglected tropical diseases and malaria

<p>The World Health Organization&rsquo;s (WHO) Task Team on Climate Change, Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs) and Malaria, in partnership with Reaching...
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New report flags major increase in sexually transmitted infections, amidst challenges in HIV and hepatitis

<p>Global HIV, viral hepatitis epidemics and sexually transmitted infections (STIs) continue to pose significant public health challenges, causing 2.5 million...
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Largest number of regulatory agencies for medical products approved as WHO Listed Authorities

<p>WHO has approved designation of 33 national and regional regulatory authorities as WHO Listed Authorities (WLAs) that can be relied...
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Ground-breaking progress made in Member State negotiations on amendments to the International Health Regulations (IHR)

In an historic milestone for global public health, State Parties today agreed in principle on a large, ground-breaking package of...
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Ireland and WHO work together to improve access to assistive technology globally

Ireland is becoming a global leader in the field of innovation in harnessing digital technologies as a tool to address...
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WHO updates list of drug-resistant bacteria most threatening to human health

<p>The World Health Organization (WHO) today released its <a href="https://www.who.int/publications-detail-redirect/9789240093461">updated Bacterial Priority Pathogens List (BPPL) 2024</a>, featuring 15 families of...
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WHO prequalifies new dengue vaccine

<p>A new vaccine for dengue received prequalification from the World Health Organization (WHO) on 10 May 2024. TAK-003 is the...
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Governments agree to continue their steady progress on proposed pandemic agreement ahead of the World Health Assembly

Governments of the world today agreed to continue working on a proposed pandemic agreement, and to further refine the draft,...
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New guidance aims to reduce bloodstream infections from catheter use

The World Health Organization (WHO) publishes the first global guidelines to prevent the occurrence of bloodstream and other infections caused...
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WHO Results Report 2023 shows notable health achievements and calls for concerted drive toward Sustainable Development Goals

<p>The World Health Organization (WHO) <a href="https://www.who.int/about/accountability/results/who-results-report-2022-2023">Results Report 2023</a>, the most comprehensive to date, showcases achievement of key public health...
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