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On the 24th August the World Health Organization was notified of a further outbreak of the Ebola virus which had been detected in an extremely remote area of the Equateur Province in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. The film tells how the first teams coordinated by the Ministry of Health and WHO arrived in the affected area. This outbreak is the country's seventh since the Ebola Zaire virus emerged there in an area bordered by the Ebola River.
A parody of Robert Mugabe responding to World Health Organisation for the cancellation of his role as the goodwill Ambassador. TumuSiime is a Ugandan comedian that does sketch comedy, parody, satire, sarcasm and social criticism.
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
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/
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.
Dr. Margaret Harris, WHO's Ebola Spokesperson, was interviewed on 20th of May during the World Health Assembly 2015, as part of the webcast entitled "World Health +SocialGood". She gives her testimony from various missions she did in the field.
A short video describing the World Health Organization's JW Lee Centre for Strategic Health Operations (SHOC) The SHOC is the nerve centre of WHO's global epidemic response providing a single point of coordination for response to acute public health crises including infectious disease outbreaks, natural disasters and chemical emergencies. It is the hub of alert and response operations, combining the latest in information and communications technologies to support field operations and facilitate collaboration with Member States and technical partners in external networks such as the Global Outbreak Alert and Response Network (GOARN) More information: http://www.who.int/csr/alertresponse/shoc/en/
As demands to meet emergency health needs increase, the World Health Organization’s new Health Emergencies Programme aims to help countries prepare for, prevent, respond to and recover from emergencies quickly, in a more predictable, dependable, and accountable way. Requested and approved by Member States, the new Health Emergencies Programme changes the way WHO does business, expanding from being primarily a technical and normative organization to a fully operational agency in emergencies.
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".
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In March 2014, the Ministry of Health of Guinea notified the World Health Organization of an Ebola virus disease outbreak in the south-eastern part of the country. This video was produced in April 2014. The virus rapidly spread to the capital, Conakry, as well as to neighbouring countries, such as Liberia. This is the first Ebola outbreak in West Africa. WHO, along with partners in the Global Outbreak Alert and Response Network (GOARN) and other international organizations, responded to requests from countries and deployed doctors and nurses, laboratory technicians, epidemiologists, logisticians, and other support staff to Conakry and other affected locations.
The United Nations World Health Organisation (WHO) has described the Ebola outbreak in West Africa as an "international emergency". At a news conference during crisis talks in Geneva, WHO Director-General Dr. Margaret Chan stressed the need for a coordinated international response to the most severe Ebola outbreak ever recorded. "The declaration of a public health emergency of international concern alerts the world to the need for high vigilance for possible cases of Ebola disease, but by no m… READ MORE : http://www.euronews.com/2014/08/08/ebola-outbreak-an-international-emergency-world-health-organisation What is in the news today? Click to watch: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLSyY1udCyYqBeLGPTLVZMp8kczDH7_5Ni euronews: the most watched news channel in Europe Subscribe! http...
The World Health Organization’s cancer agency gave the most definitive response yet today about the relation between meat and cancer. Processed meats - such as bacon, sausages and hot dogs -are “carcinogenic to humans” and were added to their list of class 1 carcinogens, their highest most dangerous category. To put that in perspective, cigarettes, asbestos, and plutonium are also class 1 carcinogens. HHV T-shirts: http://happyhealthyvegan.bigcartel.com Support us on Patreon: http://www.patreon.com/happyhealthyvegan MUSIC: "Insignificant" by Lovespirals (Ryan & Anji) From the album 'Future Past' Get an autographed CD or digital download at http://lovespirals.bandcamp.com or pick it up on iTunes, Amazon, or CDbaby CONNECT: http://facebook.com/happyhealthyvegan http://instagram.com/happy...
Smallpox is a serious, contagious, and sometimes fatal infectious disease. There is no specific treatment for smallpox disease, and the only prevention is vaccination. The pox part of smallpox is derived from the Latin word for "spotted" and refers to the raised bumps that appear on the face and body of an infected person. Smallpox outbreaks have occurred from time to time for thousands of years, but the disease is now eradicated after a successful worldwide vaccination program. The last case of smallpox in the United States was in 1949. The last naturally occurring case in the world was in Somalia in 1977. After the disease was eliminated from the world, routine vaccination against smallpox among the general public was stopped because it was no longer necessary for prevention. Smallpox ...
WHO and PAHO are part of an extraordinary humanitarian response to help the people of Haiti. This video highlights health action in the immediate aftermath of this great tragedy. For more information: http://www.paho.org/disasters http://www.who.int/disasters
Here is my unedited response to the Press Release that the WHO released on October 26, 2015 about the effect of meats and processed meats. I did this to clear up a lot of misconceptions that people have about what was actually said in the report. Sorry for the video quality but I wanted to use my webcam so I could read directly from the statements they made. Original World Health Organization Press Release http://www.iarc.fr/en/media-centre/pr/2015/pdfs/pr240_E.pdf World Health Organization Follow-up Statement http://www.who.int/mediacentre/news/statements/2015/processed-meat-cancer/en/ World Health Organization Q&A http://www.who.int/features/qa/cancer-red-meat/en/ SUBSCRIBE! http://www.youtube.com/c/Musclebuildingfoodshqcom?sub_confirmation=1 FREE EBOOK: "12 Biggest Mistakes Whe...
Anytime a child is paralysed by polio in any country, the World Health Organization moves fast to stop the virus. From gathering information to coordinating vaccination campaigns to delivering two drops of polio vaccine into the mouth of every child, the outbreak response protects children against this paralysing disease. Find out more at www.polioeradication.org.
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
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.
Influenza is always among the top of the threats of international concern and the only known will-be-a-pandemic pathogen. To handle influenza, global coordinated action is critical – for this a global network GISRS (Global Influenza Surveillance and Response System) created in 1952, before WHO constitution entering into force, is to celebrate its 65th anniversary in 2017! More information: www.who.int/influenza/gip-anniversary/en/ .
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/