Press releases

WHO rings the alarm bell on dengue

Putrajaya, Malaysia, 15 October 2010—Dengue has developed into a major threat to global public health, the World Health Organization (WHO) said today, as it warned of a worsening situation if countrie ...
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Despite substantial progress, lapses threaten regional immunization goals

Putrajaya, Malaysia, 14 October 2010—The World Health Organization (WHO) today warned that despite substantial progress in controlling vaccine-preventable diseases in the Western Pacific Region, goals ...
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WHO sounds warning on health effects of climate change

Putrajaya, Malaysia, 14 October 2010— The World Health Organization (WHO) today said countries in the Western Pacific Region are making progress in preparing for the effects of climate change, but t ...
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WHO raises warning over the effects of urbanization

Putrajaya, Malaysia, 13 October 2010—A shift from rural to urban living is occurring rapidly in the Western Pacific Region, prompting the World Health Organization (WHO) to call for a revitalization ...
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WHO and its partners in pledge on TB

Putrajaya, Malaysia, 13 October 2010—The World Health Organization (WHO) and its Member States in the Western Pacific today vowed to renew efforts against multidrug-resistant TB and the TB-HIV co-infe ...
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Countries reaffirm commitment to health security

Putrajaya, Malaysia, 13 October 2010— Governments in the Western Pacific Region today reaffirmed their commitment to health security by rallying behind the World Health Organization's call to tackle a ...
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Thousands of women are dying unnecessarily: WHO

Putrajaya, Malaysia, 12 October 2010—The World Health Organization (WHO) in the Western Pacific today stressed the need for Member States to redouble efforts to improve the health of women in the Regi ...
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WHO: Time for action on health systems

Putrajaya, Malaysia, 12 October 2010—The Regional Committee for the Western Pacific Region, the World Health Organization's governing body in the Region, today endorsed a regional strategy aimed at de ...
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WHO: "We are better prepared for the task ahead"

Putrajaya, Malaysia, 11 October 2010—The leader of the World Health Organization's Western Pacific Region said today that WHO is now better prepared than ever to serve its Member States and respond to ...
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WHO turns spotlight on Asian health issues

Putrajaya, Malaysia, 8 October 2010―Public health issues affecting people in the Asia Pacific region—from dengue control and emerging diseases to women's health and health systems strengthening—will b ...
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