WHO rolls out new Health Emergencies Programme
What is the new WHO Health Emergencies Programme?

Requested and approved by Member States, the new WHO Health Emergencies Programme is a profound change for WHO, adding operational capabilities to our traditional technical and normative roles. The Programme works with countries and partners to prepare for, prevent, respond to and recover from all hazards that create health emergencies, including disasters, disease outbreaks and conflicts. The Programme will also lead and coordinate the international health response to contain disease outbreaks and provide effective relief and recovery to affected people...