The World Health Organization (WHO) and the Wikimedia Foundation, the nonprofit that administers Wikipedia, announced today a collaboration to expand the public’s access to the latest and most reliable information about COVID-19. The collaboration will make trusted, public health information
The twenty-sixth meeting of the Emergency Committee under the International Health Regulations (2005) (IHR) on the international spread of poliovirus was convened and opened by the WHO Deputy Director-General on 14 October 2020 with committee members attending via video conference,
In recognition of World Sight Day 2020, the UN Friends of Vision, the Permanent Missions of Antigua and Barbuda, Bangladesh and Ireland to the United Nations, organized a high-Level event entitled ‘2020 and Beyond: Accelerating Vision for Everyone’. The event was aimed at
<h2><span style="background-color: transparent; font-size: 25px; font-weight: 700; text-align: inherit; white-space: inherit; word-spacing: normal; caret-color: auto;">Food safety events</span></h2> <p>During the third quarter of 2020, the INFOSAN Secretariat has been involved in 37 food safety events involving 78 WHO Member States and
The World Health Organization invites independent film-makers, production companies, NGOs, communities, students, and film schools from around the world to submit their original short films to the 2nd Health for All Film Festival. Launched in 2020, the festival aims to
Special edition cover of the classic song “We Are Family’ will be accompanied by a worldwide viral video starring celebrities, frontline health heroes, leaders and members of the public singing together in a show of solidarity and support for addressing
<p>The WHO Department of Global HIV, Viral Hepatitis and Sexually Transmitted Infections Programmes (HHS) convened 65 members of former civil society reference groups for HIV and hepatitis, the WHO advisory group of women living with HIV and community and civil
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