Emergencies preparedness, response

Publications, technical guidance on Zika virus

WHO, together with partners, has developed technical guidance and training materials that can be used by countries to further strengthen their capacities to prepare and respond to Zika virus disease and complications.

WHO toolkit for the care and support of people affected by complications associated with Zika virus


20 June 2017 - This toolkit incorporates and builds upon the relevant guidelines and supportive documents developed by WHO and partners as part of the overall global response to Zika. The toolkit is designed to serve as a model guide, with the goal of enhancing country preparedness to Zika virus disease outbreaks.

This page links to all WHO technical and general information on Zika virus disease.

Zika outbreak 2015-2016

This page links to all archived WHO information from the Public Health Emergency of International Concern.

This page links to all WHO technical and general information on Zika virus and potential complications in Portuguese.