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A young woman stands amidst homes, cradling her baby girl in her arms whilst gazing at her with love.

1,000 Survivors: Harnessing Hope to End an Ebola Outbreak

Every 40 seconds, someone loses their life to suicide.

Child receives vaccination while others look on.

The United Nations General Assembly is holding a high-level meeting on universal health coverage. Universay Health Coverage means that all people and communities receive the quality health services they need, without financial hardship.  This meeting, under the theme "Universal Health Coverage: Moving Together to Build a Healthier World," aims to accelerate progress toward universal health coverage, including financial risk protection, access to quality essential health-care services and access to safe, effective, quality and affordable essential medicines and vaccines for all. #HealthForAll. Let's make it a reality.

Patient and doctor in a hospital room.

On the first-ever World Patient Safety Day, WHO launches a global campaign to create awareness of patient safety and urges people to show their commitment to making healthcare safer.

Illustration of doctors collecting data and a patient in the background.

Data on disease, death, numbers of healthcare workers, and analysing the amount spent on healthcare allows us to understand why people become sick and what kills them. Here is the annual WHO Statistics.

Woman holding a photograph of her deceased relative who had committed suicide.

WHO launches a campaign to raise awareness of the scale of suicide around the world and the role that each of us can play to help prevent it (key factssummary info-graphic; in-depth resource booklets).