11/09/2006 Horn of Africa countries jointly bolster drive to eradicate polio
Millions of children along the borders of Ethiopia, Kenya and Somalia will be vaccinated in the largest ever cross-border immunization in the region
n/a World Suicide Prevention Day
10 September 2006
n/a Palestinian Health Ministry in financial crisis, WHO warns
1 SEPTEMBER 2006 | GENEVA/STOCKHOLM -- The Palestinian Health Ministry is facing a growing financial crisis as well as a humanitarian crisis, the World Health Organization (WHO) warned ahead of the Stockholm donor conference on the humanitarian situation in the West Bank and Gaza Strip. The health component of the revised UN humanitarian appeal for the territory is critically underfunded despite growing humanitarian needs, especially in Gaza.
n/a WHO Goodwill Ambassador highlights devastating impact of obstetric fistula on women and girls
28/08/2006 Medicines, money and motivated health workers are key to universal access to HIV/AIDS prevention, treatment care and support