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Youth voices: Kylie Verzosa on depression

Model, Actress and Mental Health Advocate Kylie Verzosa from the Philippines discusses her experiences with depression, her journey to recovery and...

Youth voices: Sanchana Krishnan on mental health

Indian youth activist Sanchana Krishnan talks about her experiences confronting mental illness, and the inspiration behind forming the NGO ‘Okay;...

Mental health in adolescence

Dr Tarun Dua talks about the importance of investing in mental health in adolescence, and the steps young people and those around them can take to...

Engaging youth for a healthier future

WHO’s first Senior Adviser for Gender and Youth, Diah Saminarshi talks about the importance of engaging young people in the global public health...

Adolescent health and the importance of sexuality education

Dr Chandra-Mouli Venkatraman from WHO’s Department of Reproductive Health and Research talks about the importance of meaningful sexuality education...

Violence and adolescent health

Violence and injuries are among the leading causes of death and ill health for adolescents and so are an urgent agenda item for public health. Dr...

Why invest in adolescent health

Dr Valentina Baltag talks about the status of adolescent health today and the need to invest in young people, to ensure they can lead healthier and...

Youth voices: Satvik Sethi on mental health

Satvik Sethi, founder of the Runaway app and mental health advocate talks about his experiences battling mental illness and the journey to...

Youth voices: Leyla Hussein on FGM

Anti-FGM activist Leyla Hussein talks about her experiences of Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) and her vision for a world free of the harmful...

Youth voices: Kula Fofana on conflict and health

Liberian youth champion Kula Fofana talks about her experiences growing up in Liberia during the civil war and the impacts of conflict on the...

Five things you need to know about MERS

Five things you should know about Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS), a viral respiratory illness that was first identified in Saudi Arabia in...

New Ebola therapeutic treatments.

For the first time, investigational Ebola treatments are being used at scale during an outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, providing...

Rohingya Crisis: WHO's health priorities in Cox's Bazar

Last year in August, hundreds of thousands of Rohingya people fled to Bangladesh seeking refuge. Despite the very harsh living conditions,...

Dr Tedros video message for the Ministerial meeting on the road to UHC in the Eastern Mediterranean

"UHC is WHO’s top priority. We are working for a world in which all people can access the health services they need, without facing financial...