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Release of International Classification of Diseases. ICD-11

The ICD is important because it provides a common language for reporting and monitoring diseases. This allows the world to compare and share data...

WHO: Revision of ICD-11 (mental health) – questions and answers (Q&A)

Dr Shekhar Saxena, Director, Department of mental health and substance abuse at the World Health Organization discusses the mental health section...

WHO: Revision of ICD-11 (gender incongruence/transgender) – questions and answers (Q&A)

Dr Lale Say, Coordinator, Adolescents and at-Risk Populations Team at the World Health Organization discusses changes in the classification of...

WHO: Revision of ICD-11 – questions and answers (Q&A)

Dr Robert Jakob, team leader for Classifications Terminologies and Standards at the World Health Organization discusses the revision of the new...

Ebola response - Social anthropologist Julienne Anoko works with affected communities

Find out why social anthropologists are an important part in emergency responses like Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Meet...

Don’t take our word for it: what others say about WHO

The World Health Organization’s work to improve the health of people around the world cannot be done alone. For our 70-year history, partners have...

Ebola en R.D. Congo : visite du Directeur-Général de l'OMS

Un mois après sa première visite en RDC, le Directeur général de l'OMS, Dr Tedros, est retourné sur place afin d'évaluer la situation et apporter...

Using evidence to inform nutrition policies - eLENA

Malnutrition in all its forms affects people all over the world. Effective interventions targeting malnutrition exist, however policy makers and...

Paraguay is malaria-free, message from WHO Director-General

On 11 June 2018, WHO certified Paraguay as having eliminated malaria, the first country in the Americas to be granted this status since Cuba in...

Amala's story: how to prevent antimicrobial resistance

Antibiotic resistance is increasing worldwide due to overuse and misuse of antibiotics. Newborn baby Amala has a life-threatening infection called...

UN General Assembly High-level Meeting on NCDs, 2018: Statement by President Vázquez of Uruguay

The President of Uruguay, Dr Tabaré Ramón Vázquez, a champion in the fight against noncommunicable diseases (NCDs), says world leaders must...

Survivors of Ebola virus disease head home

A happy day at the MSF Ebola treatment center in Bikoro, Democratic Republic of the Congo. Joseph, Marie-Noel and Vincent are going home after...

Pessoas Mais Ativas para um Mundo mais Saudável

Caminhe, ande de bicicleta, salte, nade: ser fisicamente ativo promove a saúde e protege as pessoas contra diversas doenças como o cancro, a...

Let’s be active for health for all

Walk, cycle, skip and swim: being physically active promotes health and protects people from cancers, diabetes, heart disease and obesity – key...