Ebola outbreak declared international emergency by WHO

  Geneva: WHO Director-General Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus declared the Ebola virus disease (EVD) outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) a Public Health Emergency of International Concern (PHEIC).   “It is time for the world to take notice and redouble our efforts. We need...


WHO updates global guidance on medicines and diagnostic tests

  WHO’s Essential Medicines List and List of Essential Diagnostics are core guidance documents that help countries prioritize critical health products that should be widely available and affordable throughout health systems.   Published a couple of days back, the two lists focus on cancer and other global...