Press releases

WHO OKs plans to protect health from climate change

Fifty-ninth session of the WHO Regional Committee for the Western Pacific, 22-26 September, 2008, Manila, Philippines MANILA, September 2008—The World Health Organization's Regional Committee for the ...
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WHO: More efforts needed to beat the tobacco scourge

Fifty-ninth session of the WHO Regional Committee for the Western Pacific, 22-26 September, 2008, Manila, Philippines MANILA, 26 September 2008—The World Health Organization warned today that countri ...
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WHO urges greater efforts to stamp out dengue

MANILA, 26 September 2008—The World Health Organization warned of a spreading threat of dengue outbreaks in the Asia Pacific Region unless a more comprehensive approach to control is urgently taken. ...
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WHO urges countries to speed up their ability to fight new diseases

Fifty-ninth session of the WHO Regional Committee for the Western Pacific, 22-26 September, 2008, Manila, Philippines Manila 25 September 2008—The World Health Organization (WHO) has urged countries ...
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People unaware of their HIV status could jeopardize the battle against HIV/AIDS

Fifty-ninth session of the WHO Regional Committee for the Western Pacific, 22-26 September, 2008, Manila, Philippines MANILA, 25 September 2008—The World Health Organization (WHO) has warned that, d ...
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WHO urges governments to revitalize health care

Fifty-ninth session of the WHO Regional Committee for the Western Pacific, 22-26 September, 2008, Manila, Philippines MANILA, 24 September 2008—The World Health Organization says strengthening health ...
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Outgoing WHO leader points to twin threats to public health

MANILA, 23 September 2008—The outgoing head of the World Health Organization’s Western Pacific Region today identified the need to strengthen health systems and to prepare for climate change as two of ...
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New WHO Regional Director-nominee for the Western Pacific

MANILA, 22 September 2008—Dr Shin Young-Soo of the Republic of Korea was today nominated to be the World Health Organization's next Regional Director for the Western Pacific.The Regional Committee for ...
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WHO Press Conference for new Regional Director-nominee

Journalists are invited to meet the new Regional Director-nominee of the World Health Organization’s Western Pacific Region. The election of the new Regional Director will take place on 22 September ...
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WHO to nominate a new leader for the Western Pacific

Fifty-ninth session of the WHO Regional Committee for the Western Pacific, 22-26 September, 2008, Manila, Philippines MANILA, Philippines, 17 September 2008—Candidates from Malaysia, the Republic o ...
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