• World Health Organization in Spotlight Over ‘Slow’ Ebola Response

    The head of the World Health Organization has said the institution will be judged "by history" on its response to the Ebola outbreak in West Africa. There has been widespread criticism of the global response to the crisis, with accusations that poor coordination between institutions has cost precious time and resources. Henry Ridgwell reports from London. Originally published at - http://www.voanews.com/media/video/2528506.html

    published: 20 Nov 2014
  • WHO - Violence against women: Strengthening the health system response

    One in three women throughout the world will experience physical and/or sexual violence by a partner or sexual violence by a non-partner. This violence has a wide range of short- and long-term health consequences. The health system is a place where women who have experienced violence can go to in order to receive services and support for their physical and mental health needs.

    published: 25 Nov 2016
  • WHO: Emergencies surveillance - Early Warning Alert and Response System

    WHO's Early Warning and Response System (known as EWARS) helps to detect disease outbreaks in emergency settings, such as in countries in conflict or following a natural disaster. An effective disease surveillance system is essential to detecting disease outbreaks quickly before they spread, cost lives and become difficult to control. This video shows how the system works and its important role in emergency response. More for information: http://who.int/emergencies/kits/ewars/en/

    published: 21 Oct 2016
  • Response to the Outbreak of Ebola Virus Disease in the DRC

    On August 24, 2014, in the face of extensive news reporting on Ebola virus disease (EVD) in West Africa, the World Health Organization (WHO) was notified about an additional outbreak of EVD in a remote area of the Equateur province in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) — the seventh outbreak there since the virus was first identified in an area bordered by the Ebola River. In this video, the first health teams, coordinated by the Ministry of Health and the WHO, arrive in the affected area and begin the project of testing villagers for suspected infection, persuading those who test positive to come to newly constructed treatment centers, educating the population on how to prevent infection, and assuaging the fears that surround this disease. See the NEJM Original Article: http://www.ne...

    published: 16 Oct 2014
  • Zika Virus Response World Health Organization - WTOL

    published: 26 Jan 2016
  • Response to World Health Organization Meat Study

    For more information please visit http://www.joshgitalis.com/?p=9302

    published: 26 Oct 2015
  • Pakistan flood crisis: the health impact and response

    The humanitarian health response to Pakistan's flood crisis stretches the entire country, with focus on communicable disease control, provision of primary health care, including reproductive services, and resumption of damaged and affected health facilities. WHO is coordinating the Health Cluster response and working closely with UN agencies and humanitarian organizations in related sectors, including food, nutrition and water and sanitation. For more information: http://www.whopak.org/idps/index.asp http://www.who.int/hac/crises/pak/en/index.html

    published: 01 Oct 2010
  • WHO: The response to the 2015 Nepal earthquakes: the value of preparedness

    Thanks to the preparations Nepal’s government had made with support from WHO and its partners, when the earthquake struck on 25 April, health services kept functioning in many areas that had been affected. But the country still has great needs – including facing the threat of communicable disease outbreaks and avalanches – and requires continued international support. More information: http://www.who.int/emergencies/nepal/en

    published: 20 May 2015
  • WHO: Large-scale Health Emergencies - Interview at "World Health +SocialGood" - NEW

    A panel of three experts were interviewed about health support in crisis: Elizabeth Hoff, WHO Representative in Syria. Michelle Gayer, WHO's Acting Director of Emergency Risk Management and Response. Karim M.Aabdel Tawab, Medical Student & Youth Advocate from Egypt. Their discussion happened on 19th of May during the World Health Assembly 2015, as part of the webcast entitled "World Health +SocialGood".

    published: 18 Feb 2017
  • WHO: Hepatitis in Egypt : Challenges and Response

    On the occasion of World Hepatitis Day 2015 Egypt has been chosen by the World Health Organization to host the ceremonial event. Follow us through this clip to find out about the challenges of the high burden of viral hepatitis C in Egypt, and learn about the comprehensive response the country has taken, in collaboration with health partners. Egypt has reduced prevalence of hepatitis C through a range of measures underscoring the importance and positive impact of treatment and prevention efforts. See for yourself how the main components of the country's "Plan of Action for Prevention, Care and Treatment of Viral Hepatitis (2014-2018)" are designed to lead Egypt towards the goal of a hepatitis-free future.

    published: 28 Jul 2015
  • WHO:GO Training - Global Ebola Response: International Response Framework - Module 3

    Module 3 outlines the international response framework, including the set up and mandate of UNMEER (United Nations Mission for Ebola Emergency Response), the four pillars of EVD Response and the WHO Ebola response roadmap. The Ebola portal on WHO’s web site has information, resources and tools that all deployees will find useful. http://apps.who.int/ebola/our-work/training For Ebola updates, situation reports and data by country, visit: http://apps.who.int/ebola/

    published: 03 Jun 2015
  • WHO: World Health +Social Good live at WHA70 - 26 MAY 2017

    During this year's World Health Assembly, WHO in collaboration with the UN Foundation, is producing three live shows featuring public health experts. This show from the 26th of May, is the final show for this year. It focusses on: threats to human health: changing climate and health, antimicrobial resistance and noncommunicable diseases. More information on the Assembly: http://www.who.int/mediacentre/events/2017/wha70/en/

    published: 27 May 2017
  • WHO Seeks World-Wide Response to Zika Outbreak

    The World Health Organization will convene an emergency committee next week on the Zika virus outbreak to discuss an international response to an outbreak of the disease - amid concerns it may be linked to rare birth defects. VOA's Jeff Custer reports from Washington. Originally published at - http://www.voanews.com/media/video/who-seeks-world-wide-response-to-zika-outbreak/3166769.html

    published: 28 Jan 2016
  • WHO: Health response to the Haiti earthquake

    With Haiti's health system hit hard by its earthquake, quickly delivering and coordinating life-saving care is an immediate priority. At least eight health facilities have been damaged or destroyed. Many people are unaccounted for underneath rubble, a large number of survivors suffer from severe trauma injuries. Dr Eric Laroche, WHO's Assistant Director-General for Health Action in Crises updates on the situation.

    published: 15 Jan 2010
  • Nepal: WHO’s response to immediate health needs

    Less than two hours after a devastating earthquake hit last month, WHO’s South-East Asia Regional Director, Dr Poonam Khetrapal Singh, spoke to Nepal’s Minister of Health and Population to assess how the Organization could best help respond to the country’s urgent medical needs. From financial assistance, essential medicines and supplies to immunization, psychosocial support and disease surveillance, Dr Khetrapal Singh outlines just some examples of the role WHO plays in emergencies. For more information: http://www.searo.who.int/en/ http://www.who.int/emergencies/nepal/en/

    published: 11 May 2015
  • The Syrian crisis four years on: WHO health response in Lebanon

    The Syrian crisis four years on: WHO health response in Lebanon

    published: 31 Jul 2015
World Health Organization in Spotlight Over ‘Slow’ Ebola Response

World Health Organization in Spotlight Over ‘Slow’ Ebola Response

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  • Duration: 3:13
  • Updated: 20 Nov 2014
  • views: 499
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The head of the World Health Organization has said the institution will be judged "by history" on its response to the Ebola outbreak in West Africa. There has been widespread criticism of the global response to the crisis, with accusations that poor coordination between institutions has cost precious time and resources. Henry Ridgwell reports from London. Originally published at - http://www.voanews.com/media/video/2528506.html
https://wn.com/World_Health_Organization_In_Spotlight_Over_‘Slow’_Ebola_Response
WHO - Violence against women: Strengthening the health system response

WHO - Violence against women: Strengthening the health system response

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  • Duration: 3:28
  • Updated: 25 Nov 2016
  • views: 589
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One in three women throughout the world will experience physical and/or sexual violence by a partner or sexual violence by a non-partner. This violence has a wide range of short- and long-term health consequences. The health system is a place where women who have experienced violence can go to in order to receive services and support for their physical and mental health needs.
https://wn.com/Who_Violence_Against_Women_Strengthening_The_Health_System_Response
WHO: Emergencies surveillance - Early Warning Alert and Response System

WHO: Emergencies surveillance - Early Warning Alert and Response System

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  • Duration: 5:04
  • Updated: 21 Oct 2016
  • views: 1190
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WHO's Early Warning and Response System (known as EWARS) helps to detect disease outbreaks in emergency settings, such as in countries in conflict or following a natural disaster. An effective disease surveillance system is essential to detecting disease outbreaks quickly before they spread, cost lives and become difficult to control. This video shows how the system works and its important role in emergency response. More for information: http://who.int/emergencies/kits/ewars/en/
https://wn.com/Who_Emergencies_Surveillance_Early_Warning_Alert_And_Response_System
Response to the Outbreak of Ebola Virus Disease in the DRC

Response to the Outbreak of Ebola Virus Disease in the DRC

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  • Duration: 9:42
  • Updated: 16 Oct 2014
  • views: 1007
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On August 24, 2014, in the face of extensive news reporting on Ebola virus disease (EVD) in West Africa, the World Health Organization (WHO) was notified about an additional outbreak of EVD in a remote area of the Equateur province in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) — the seventh outbreak there since the virus was first identified in an area bordered by the Ebola River. In this video, the first health teams, coordinated by the Ministry of Health and the WHO, arrive in the affected area and begin the project of testing villagers for suspected infection, persuading those who test positive to come to newly constructed treatment centers, educating the population on how to prevent infection, and assuaging the fears that surround this disease. See the NEJM Original Article: http://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMoa1411099
https://wn.com/Response_To_The_Outbreak_Of_Ebola_Virus_Disease_In_The_Drc
Zika Virus Response World Health Organization - WTOL

Zika Virus Response World Health Organization - WTOL

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  • Duration: 1:17
  • Updated: 26 Jan 2016
  • views: 73
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https://wn.com/Zika_Virus_Response_World_Health_Organization_Wtol
Response to World Health Organization Meat Study

Response to World Health Organization Meat Study

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  • Duration: 3:15
  • Updated: 26 Oct 2015
  • views: 389
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For more information please visit http://www.joshgitalis.com/?p=9302
https://wn.com/Response_To_World_Health_Organization_Meat_Study
Pakistan flood crisis: the health impact and response

Pakistan flood crisis: the health impact and response

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  • Duration: 5:04
  • Updated: 01 Oct 2010
  • views: 3000
videos
The humanitarian health response to Pakistan's flood crisis stretches the entire country, with focus on communicable disease control, provision of primary health care, including reproductive services, and resumption of damaged and affected health facilities. WHO is coordinating the Health Cluster response and working closely with UN agencies and humanitarian organizations in related sectors, including food, nutrition and water and sanitation. For more information: http://www.whopak.org/idps/index.asp http://www.who.int/hac/crises/pak/en/index.html
https://wn.com/Pakistan_Flood_Crisis_The_Health_Impact_And_Response
WHO: The response to the 2015 Nepal earthquakes: the value of preparedness

WHO: The response to the 2015 Nepal earthquakes: the value of preparedness

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  • Duration: 4:59
  • Updated: 20 May 2015
  • views: 953
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Thanks to the preparations Nepal’s government had made with support from WHO and its partners, when the earthquake struck on 25 April, health services kept functioning in many areas that had been affected. But the country still has great needs – including facing the threat of communicable disease outbreaks and avalanches – and requires continued international support. More information: http://www.who.int/emergencies/nepal/en
https://wn.com/Who_The_Response_To_The_2015_Nepal_Earthquakes_The_Value_Of_Preparedness
WHO: Large-scale Health Emergencies - Interview at "World Health +SocialGood" - NEW

WHO: Large-scale Health Emergencies - Interview at "World Health +SocialGood" - NEW

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  • Duration: 20:53
  • Updated: 18 Feb 2017
  • views: 37
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A panel of three experts were interviewed about health support in crisis: Elizabeth Hoff, WHO Representative in Syria. Michelle Gayer, WHO's Acting Director of Emergency Risk Management and Response. Karim M.Aabdel Tawab, Medical Student & Youth Advocate from Egypt. Their discussion happened on 19th of May during the World Health Assembly 2015, as part of the webcast entitled "World Health +SocialGood".
https://wn.com/Who_Large_Scale_Health_Emergencies_Interview_At_World_Health_Socialgood_New
WHO: Hepatitis in Egypt : Challenges and Response

WHO: Hepatitis in Egypt : Challenges and Response

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  • Duration: 5:28
  • Updated: 28 Jul 2015
  • views: 3406
videos
On the occasion of World Hepatitis Day 2015 Egypt has been chosen by the World Health Organization to host the ceremonial event. Follow us through this clip to find out about the challenges of the high burden of viral hepatitis C in Egypt, and learn about the comprehensive response the country has taken, in collaboration with health partners. Egypt has reduced prevalence of hepatitis C through a range of measures underscoring the importance and positive impact of treatment and prevention efforts. See for yourself how the main components of the country's "Plan of Action for Prevention, Care and Treatment of Viral Hepatitis (2014-2018)" are designed to lead Egypt towards the goal of a hepatitis-free future.
https://wn.com/Who_Hepatitis_In_Egypt_Challenges_And_Response
WHO:GO Training - Global Ebola Response: International Response Framework - Module 3

WHO:GO Training - Global Ebola Response: International Response Framework - Module 3

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  • Duration: 9:09
  • Updated: 03 Jun 2015
  • views: 312
videos
Module 3 outlines the international response framework, including the set up and mandate of UNMEER (United Nations Mission for Ebola Emergency Response), the four pillars of EVD Response and the WHO Ebola response roadmap. The Ebola portal on WHO’s web site has information, resources and tools that all deployees will find useful. http://apps.who.int/ebola/our-work/training For Ebola updates, situation reports and data by country, visit: http://apps.who.int/ebola/
https://wn.com/Who_Go_Training_Global_Ebola_Response_International_Response_Framework_Module_3
WHO: World Health +Social Good live at WHA70 - 26 MAY 2017

WHO: World Health +Social Good live at WHA70 - 26 MAY 2017

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  • Duration: 51:33
  • Updated: 27 May 2017
  • views: 147
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During this year's World Health Assembly, WHO in collaboration with the UN Foundation, is producing three live shows featuring public health experts. This show from the 26th of May, is the final show for this year. It focusses on: threats to human health: changing climate and health, antimicrobial resistance and noncommunicable diseases. More information on the Assembly: http://www.who.int/mediacentre/events/2017/wha70/en/
https://wn.com/Who_World_Health_Social_Good_Live_At_Wha70_26_May_2017
WHO Seeks World-Wide Response to Zika Outbreak

WHO Seeks World-Wide Response to Zika Outbreak

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  • Duration: 2:14
  • Updated: 28 Jan 2016
  • views: 322
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The World Health Organization will convene an emergency committee next week on the Zika virus outbreak to discuss an international response to an outbreak of the disease - amid concerns it may be linked to rare birth defects. VOA's Jeff Custer reports from Washington. Originally published at - http://www.voanews.com/media/video/who-seeks-world-wide-response-to-zika-outbreak/3166769.html
https://wn.com/Who_Seeks_World_Wide_Response_To_Zika_Outbreak
WHO: Health response to the Haiti earthquake

WHO: Health response to the Haiti earthquake

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  • Duration: 2:19
  • Updated: 15 Jan 2010
  • views: 2523
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With Haiti's health system hit hard by its earthquake, quickly delivering and coordinating life-saving care is an immediate priority. At least eight health facilities have been damaged or destroyed. Many people are unaccounted for underneath rubble, a large number of survivors suffer from severe trauma injuries. Dr Eric Laroche, WHO's Assistant Director-General for Health Action in Crises updates on the situation.
https://wn.com/Who_Health_Response_To_The_Haiti_Earthquake
Nepal: WHO’s response to immediate health needs

Nepal: WHO’s response to immediate health needs

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  • Duration: 1:38
  • Updated: 11 May 2015
  • views: 214
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Less than two hours after a devastating earthquake hit last month, WHO’s South-East Asia Regional Director, Dr Poonam Khetrapal Singh, spoke to Nepal’s Minister of Health and Population to assess how the Organization could best help respond to the country’s urgent medical needs. From financial assistance, essential medicines and supplies to immunization, psychosocial support and disease surveillance, Dr Khetrapal Singh outlines just some examples of the role WHO plays in emergencies. For more information: http://www.searo.who.int/en/ http://www.who.int/emergencies/nepal/en/
https://wn.com/Nepal_Who’S_Response_To_Immediate_Health_Needs
The Syrian crisis four years on: WHO health response in Lebanon

The Syrian crisis four years on: WHO health response in Lebanon

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  • Duration: 4:57
  • Updated: 31 Jul 2015
  • views: 636
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The Syrian crisis four years on: WHO health response in Lebanon
https://wn.com/The_Syrian_Crisis_Four_Years_On_Who_Health_Response_In_Lebanon
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