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.
Are we doing too little for elderly coronavirus victims (and potential ones) — or sacrificing too much? Why can't we test vaccines on people who want to get COVID-19 anyway? And how can we navigate this crisis, certain in the knowledge that we've behaved morally throughout? Enter the field of bioethics.
It's the sixth Sunday in a row that anti-government demonstrators have taken to the streets. Participants said they were not intimidated by the presence of police and soldiers in combat uniforms, who were out in force.