Posts tagged "WHO"
APHA members joined global community at the World Health Assembly in Geneva

APHA members joined global community at the World Health Assembly in Geneva

APHA member Hoai-An Truong joined other APHA members at the World Health Assembly last month. He shared this report.

May 7 news: Heart failure, measles in Europe, hepatitis A in AZ, medical device safety, vaccine exemptions

Check out today's public health news for Tuesday May 7, 2019.

Mar. 11 news: Flu pandemic, Ebola attack, vaccine-preventable diseases, heart attacks, dog walking risk

Check out today’s public health news for Monday, Mar. 11, 2019

Jan. 18 news: Opioid birth defects, EPA nominee, FDA shutdown, maternal deaths, WHO probe

Check out today's public health news for Friday, Jan. 18, 2019.

Jan. 17 news: WHO vaccination, climate change mortality, global child health, measles in NY, antibiotic resistance

Check out today's public health news for Thursday, Jan. 17, 2019.

May 14 news: Ebola outbreak, trans fats, pollution and blood pressure, salmonella in eggs, pot and secondhand smoke

Check out today’s public health news on Monday, May 14, 2018.

April 7 news: FDA approves at-home genetic testing, World Health Day, opioid epidemic

Check out today's public health news for Friday, April 7, 2017.
APHA supports request for Zika funding

APHA supports request for Zika funding

The Obama administration Monday outlined a $1.9 billion plan to help prepare for, and respond to, the mosquito-borne virus, as health agencies raised their response.
(The Nation's Health): Zika declared public health emergency

(The Nation’s Health): Zika declared public health emergency

Public health workers in the Americas and beyond are on alert, following evidence that Zika — a mosquito-borne virus that is spreading explosively across the region — may be linked to serious birth defects.

Ebola updates: Eliminated in Nigeria and Senegal, US response efforts

Today, the World Health Organization announced on Twitter that Nigeria is free of Ebola, with 42 days — the disease’s incubation period is up to 21 days — having passed since its last confirmed case. On Friday, WHO declared the outbreak over in Senegal.
You can join US Ebola response right now

You can join US Ebola response right now

Yesterday, U.S. President Barack Obama announced “a major increase” in the nation’s response to Ebola. And you can help.
Health leaders: Ebola not threat to US if stopped quickly

Health leaders: Ebola not threat to US if stopped quickly

The Ebola outbreak, which started in West Africa, has been declared a public health emergency by the World Health Organization. Read more about the Ebola's threat to the United States and how the outbreak can be addressed .