World Health Organization

  • World Antimicrobial Awareness Week: 18-24 November 2022

    World Antimicrobial Awareness Week 2022: World Antimicrobial Awareness Week (WAAW) runs from 18 to 24 November every year. It’s an international initiative to increase awareness of the growing problem of resistance to antibiotics and other antimicrobial medicines. The purpose of...

    Published On November 18th, 2022
  • World Psoriasis Day is Observed On 29 October

    World Psoriasis Day is observed every year on October 29th to make the general public aware of the important facts related to psoriasis and this disease and its treatment. In the year 2022, World Psoriasis Day is being observed with...

    Published On October 29th, 2022
  • World Rabies Day 2022: Theme, Significance & History

    World Rabies Day is celebrated each year on September 28 as a tribute to Louis Pasteur - the inventor of the first effective rabies vaccine in the world. The day is observed to promote the fight against Rabies, raise awareness...

    Published On September 28th, 2022
  • World Patient Safety Day observed on 17 September

    World Patient Safety Day is observed every year on 17 September to create awareness about different safety measures that should be taken to ensure patient safety. The day focuses on preventing and reducing risks, errors, and harm that patients face....

    Published On September 17th, 2022
  • UNICEF-WHO release the first Global Report on Assistive Technology

    The World Health Organization (WHO) and the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) have released the first Global Report on Assistive Technology (GReAT). The paper, which was created in conjunction with UNICEF's Office of Research – Innocenti, includes 10 important actionable...

    Published On May 27th, 2022
  • World Health Organisation launches Quit Tobacco App

    World Health Organization (WHO) South-East Asia Region (SEAR) has launched a ‘Quit Tobacco App’. This application helps people to give up the use of tobacco in all forms, including smokeless and other newer products. The App was launched by Dr...

    Published On February 17th, 2022