The World Health Organization (WHO) is a United Nations agency. Established in 1948, headquartered in Geneva, Switzerland it coordinates international healthwork with agencies and governments.
The WHO fights communicable diseases, in particular HIV/AIDS, Ebola, malaria and tuberculosis, sexual and reproductive health, development, and ageing; food security and healthy eating; occupational health; substance abuse. It drives the development of reporting, publications, and networking and coordinates international health work, collaborating with governmental health administrations. Here you can find an automatic compilation of all DW content referring to the WHO.
A supreme court prosecutor in Greece has ordered an urgent investigation into a violent racist attack against an 11 year old migrant boy from Afghanistan. The investigation follows the emergence of a new group of far-right vigilantes, called Crypteia, who are vowing to chase refugees out of the country. Anthee Carassava reports from Athens.
German police have released new photos and videos of three former Red Army Faction (RAF) terrorists who are linked to at least nine robberies. The suspects allegedly robbed an armored car last year with a bazooka.