About World Health Organization

WHO began when our Constitution came into force on 7 April 1948 – a date we now celebrate every year as World Health Day. We are now more than 7000 people working in 150 country offices, in 6 regional offices and at our headquarters in Geneva.

Email: info@who.int

Website: www.who.int/

Office Address: World Health Organization Avenue Appia 20 1211 Geneva 27 Switzerland

How to Prevent Brain Damage, By WHO

On 24/May/2019

People should exercise more, eat a healthy diet and cut down on alcohol to reduce their risk of dementia, the World Health Organisation (WHO) said. In its advice for people trying to avoid the brain disorder, the Unite[...]

WHO Revives 23 Health Centres to Protect People’s Lives

On 24/May/2019

The World Health Organisation (WHO) is to revive 23 health facilities; enhance healthcare delivery services to people affected by Boko Haram insurgency in Borno, Adamawa and Yobe states.   The rehabilitation p[...]

National Professional Officer (NPO) - NCD (Resolve) Vacancy at World Health Organization (WHO)

On 22/May/2019

World Health Organization (WHO) is the directing and coordinating authority for health within the United Nations system. It is responsible for providing leadership on global health matters, shaping the health research[...]

12 Things that Predispose you to Dementia — WHO

On 21/May/2019

About 50 million people across the world have dementia, an umbrella term for a series of neurodegenerative conditions that cause memory loss. However, scientists say they are still unsure exactly what causes this condi[...]

24m Nigerians at Risk of Mental Disorder, WHO Warns

On 16/May/2019

The World Health Organisation yesterday warned that over 24 million Nigerians may suffer from various mental illnesses, a situation worsened by the dismal number of health institutions and professionals. The disorder[...]

Public Health Officer Vacancy at the World Health Organization (WHO)

On 16/May/2019

World Health Organization (WHO) is the directing and coordinating authority for health within the United Nations system. It is responsible for providing leadership on global health matters, shaping the health research[...]

WHO Issues Guidelines to Prevent Dementia

On 15/May/2019

The number of people with dementia worldwide is expected to triple in the next 30 years, according to the World Health Organisation. The organisation disclosed this in a statement announcing new guidelines to tackle th[...]

Ogun: WHO Boss Tasks Stakeholders on Access to Vaccines

On 07/May/2019

Regional Director for Africa, World Health Organisation (WHO), Dr. Matshidiso Moeti, has sunderscored the need for increased human and financial investment in immunisation as a fundamental part of strengthening primary[...]

WHO Prequalifies Chewable Dewormer for Children

On 15/Apr/2019

The World Health Organisation has prequalified a chewable formulation of deworming medicine mebendazole, making it available to treat children as young as one.   Vermox, trade name for the 500mg mebendazole ta[...]

Why Men Die Earlier Than Women – WHO

On 05/Apr/2019

According to “2019 World Health Statistics,” published on the WHO website, yesterday, the global health body said the trend is similar in low and high-income countries as men often seek healthcare services[...]

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