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10.02.00 – COMPREHENSIVE HEALTH SERVICES

WHO / VACCINE HESITANCY

People who delay or refuse vaccines for themselves or their children are presenting a growing challenge for countries seeking to close the immunization gap. Globally, one in 5 children still do not receive routine life-saving immunizations, and an estimated 1.5 million children still die each year of diseases that could be prevented by vaccines that [...]

18 Aug 2015 | Read More »

WHO / EBOLA UPDATE PRESSER

World Health Organization Assistant Director-General Bruce Aylward told reporters in Geneva "the response is definitely getting better, there has been a step change over the last four to eight weeks in the response." WHO

4 Aug 2015 | Read More »

WHO / EBOLA VACCINE

World Health Organization (WHO) announced today that the results from an interim analysis of trials in Guinea show that the VSV-EBOV vaccine is highly effective against Ebola. WHO

31 Jul 2015 | Read More »

WHO / WORLD HEPATITIS DAY

Ahead of the World Hepatitis Day marked on 28 July, the World Health Organization (WHO) highlighted the urgent need for countries to enhance action to prevent viral hepatitis infection and to ensure that people who have been infected are diagnosed and offered treatment. WHO

27 Jul 2015 | Read More »

GENEVA / MALARIA VACCINE

World Health Organization (WHO) announced Friday that a major milestone for malaria vaccine development has been achieved. UNTV CH

24 Jul 2015 | Read More »

GENEVA / HIV REPORT

The goal of 15 million people on life-saving HIV treatment by 2015 has been met nine months ahead of schedule, according to a new United Nations report. UNTV CH

14 Jul 2015 | Read More »

GENEVA / MALARIA GLOBAL EFFORTS

The Roll Back Malaria Partnership released new strategies to guide efforts towards malaria elimination by 2030. In an interview in Geneva, its Executive Director Dr. Fatoumata Nafo-Traore said “we recommit and we are ensuring that Malaria is defeated, because we know it is possible, it is doable”. UNTV CH / FILE

10 Jul 2015 | Read More »

UN/ EBOLA NABARRO PRESSER

The UN Special Envoy on Ebola David Nabarro Thursday told reporters in New York "Liberian cases are a reminder of the absolutely importance of remaining vigilant until the very end of the outbreak ". UNIFEED-UNTV

9 Jul 2015 | Read More »

UN / LIBERIA EBOLA UPDATE

The UN Mission for Ebola Emergency Response says the return of the disease in Liberia underscores the need for rigorous testing, a UN spokesperson said Thursday. UNIFEED-UNTV / FILE

2 Jul 2015 | Read More »

SOUTH SUDAN / CHOLERA

South Sudanese Ministry of Health together with World Health Organization (WHO) issued a report Tuesday (23 Jun) that said a number of people infected by cholera in Juba have risen to more than 200. UNMISS

25 Jun 2015 | Read More »

 

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