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Monkeypox: experts give virus variants new names

<p>A group of global experts convened by WHO has agreed on new names for monkeypox virus variants, as part of...
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WHO launches appeal to respond to urgent health needs in the greater Horn of Africa

The health and lives of people in the greater Horn of Africa are threatened as the region faces an unprecedented...
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New global alliance launched to end AIDS in children by 2030

Globally, only half (52%) of children living with HIV are on life-saving treatment, far behind adults where three quarters (76%)...
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WHO recommends long-acting cabotegravir for HIV prevention

<p>WHO today released <a href="https://www.who.int/publications-detail-redirect/9789240054097">new guidelines</a> for the use of long-acting injectable cabotegravir (CAB-LA) as pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) for HIV...
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WHO calls on global community to “do one thing” to save lives on World Drowning Prevention Day

Today, the World Health Organization (WHO) issued a call for people around the world to “do one thing” to prevent...
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WHO publishes new guidelines on HIV, hepatitis and STIs for key populations

<p>Today, WHO published new <a href="https://www.who.int/publications-detail-redirect/9789240052390">Consolidated guidelines on HIV, viral hepatitis and STI prevention, diagnosis, treatment and care for key...
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Second meeting of the International Health Regulations (2005) (IHR) Emergency Committee regarding the multi-country outbreak of monkeypox

The WHO Director-General is hereby transmitting the Report of the second meeting of the International Health Regulations (2005) (IHR) Emergency...
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WHO releases global COVID-19 vaccination strategy update to reach unprotected

The global COVID-19 vaccination rollout is the biggest and fastest in history but many of those at greatest risk remain...
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Pandemic instrument should be legally binding, INB meeting concludes

INB members agreed that a new international instrument on pandemic prevention should be legally bindingAny final decision on the new...
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Solutions journalism boosts road safety in Tanzania

<p>&nbsp;</p><p dir="ltr" style="text-align:left;"><strong>Baraka Daniel Kiranga is a Tanzanian Journalist, Media Trainer and Founder and Director of the Hamasa Media Group.&nbsp;...
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