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Nursing Now

Watch the launch event of the new Nursing Now global campaign, which aims to empower and support nurses in meeting 21st century health challenges.


Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, WHO Director-General

"I envision a world in which everyone can live healthy, productive lives, regardless of who they are or where they live."


Intrapartum care

All women have a right to a positive childbirth experience. Every birth is unique.


Responding to a Polio Outbreak

Anytime a child is paralyzed by polio in any country,WHO and its partners move fast to stop the outbreak.

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