Tag Archives: World Health Organisation

Ebola Crisis Reponse

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon will convene leaders gathering in New York for the upcoming high-level segment of this year’s United Nations General Assembly to highlight the urgent needs and required response to the Ebola outbreak in West Africa. Continue reading

WHO Director-General assesses the Ebola outbreak with three West African presidents

Dr Margaret ChanAn Overview of the Ebola situation delivered to the Presidents of Guinea, Liberia, and Sierra Leone by Director-General of the World Health Organization, Dr Margaret Chan on the 1st of August in Conakry, Guinea.

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WHO’s first global report on antibiotic resistance

A new report by WHO, Antimicrobial resistance: global report on surveillance 2014 is the organisation’s first look at antimicrobial resistance, including antibiotic resistance, globally. The report reveals that this serious threat is no longer a prediction for the future, it is happening right now in every region of the world and has the potential to affect anyone, of any age, in any country.  Continue reading