5G mobile networks and health

Active TB drug-safety monitoring and management (aDSM)

Adolescent sexual and reproductive health

Age-related hearing loss (presbycusis)

Air travel advice

Allergic rhinitis and sinusitis

Antimalarial drug resistance in the Greater Mekong Subregion

Artemisinin resistance


Attacks on health care

Attacks on health care Q&A

Avian influenza



Can a mosquito transmit more than one disease?

Cannabidiol (compound of cannabis)

Chagas disease (American trypanosomiasis)

Chernobyl accident

Child health and development

children health Q&A

Clinical trials Questions and Answers

Contact tracing

Decade of action

Deliberate chemical release

Dengue and severe dengue

Diarrhoea Q&A


Do all mosquitoes transmit malaria?

Does polio still exist? Is it curable?

Does stopping a course of antibiotics early lead to antibiotic resistance?

Dracunculiasis (Guinea-worm disease)

E-2020 initiative on malaria elimination

Ear care



Effects of Ultraviolet (UV) radiation on the skin, eye and the immune system

Emergency health kits

Extensively drug-resistant tuberculosis (TB)

Fair pricing forum

FGM Cost Calculator

Fractional doses of the yellow fever vaccine

Framework for malaria elimination

Frequently asked questions on genetically modified foods

Frequently asked questions on refugee and migrant health in the European region

Fukushima nuclear concerns

Gaming disorder

Genital manifestations of schistosomiasis

Global plan for insecticide resistance management in malaria vectors

Global Task Force on digital health for TB and its work

Global Vaccine Safety

Global vector control response 2017–2030

Guidelines for malaria vector control

Health benefits of smoking cessation

Health consequences of Fukushima nuclear accident

Health risks when travelling

Health statistics

Health technology assessment

Healthy diet

Hearing checks and the hearWHO app

Hepatitis B: How can I protect myself?

HIV and infant feeding


How can I avoid getting the flu?

How can the human rights of people with mental health conditions be promoted and protected?

How can violence against children be prevented?

How common are headaches?

How do I protect my health in a flood?

How does safe water impact global health?

How significant is the problem of infections in health care across the world?

How to keep cool during a heatwave

Human Genome Editing Registry

Humanitarian Health Action

Indoor air pollution

International Coordinating Group (ICG) on Vaccine Provision

International Health Regulations and Emergency Committees

Investigational vaccine candidate M72/AS01E

Is harmful use of alcohol a public health problem?

Is it true that lack of iodine really causes brain damage?

Japan nuclear concerns

Key changes to the treatment of drug-resistant TB



Lymphatic filariasis

Malaria eradication

Malaria vaccine implementation programme (MVIP)

Management of dead bodies: Frequently asked question

Measles outbreaks in the Pacific

Mental Health

Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV)

Myths and realities in disaster situations

New types of insecticide-treated nets

Obstructive sleep apnoea syndrome

One Health

Pandemic Influenza Preparedness Framework

Pesticide residues in food?

Phase 3 trial results for malaria vaccine RTS,S/AS01



Population ageing

Protecting oneself from skin cancer

Pulmonary hypertension

Q & A on smallpox

Q & A Triage/source control and additional control measures

Q&A - Child growth standards

Q&A : Hydroxychloroquine and COVID-19

Q&A Bio-medical waste management

Q&A Environmental cleaning and disinfection

Q&A for people caring for someone with dementia

Q&A on Chagas disease

Q&A on coronaviruses (COVID-19)

Q&A on Strengthening Infection Prevention & Control in Healthcare Facilities – focus on Private Sector – webinar on IPC practices

Q&A on the carcinogenicity of the consumption of red meat and processed meat

Q&A on UHC Intervention Compendium

Q&A on vaccine safety

Q&A on vaccines

Q&A Standard/additional precautions; risk assessment and PPE

Q&A WHO Academy

Q&A with Dr Ann Moen: How influenza preparedness helps fight other infectious diseases

Q&A: Accessing and Implementing GCF Readiness Funds

Q&A: Adolescents, youth and COVID-19

Q&A: Be Active during COVID-19

Q&A: Breastfeeding and COVID-19

Q&A: Climate change and COVID-19

Q&A: Considerations for the cleaning and disinfection of environmental surfaces in the context of COVID-19 in non-health care settings

Q&A: Contraception/Family planning and COVID-19

Q&A: Dexamethasone and COVID-19

Q&A: Estimations of attributable burden of disease due to a risk factor

Q&A: Ethics and COVID-19: resource allocation and priority setting

Q&A: Ethics in public health surveillance

Q&A: Global EOC Exercise

Q&A: HIV, antiretrovirals and COVID-19

Q&A: Infection prevention and control for health care workers caring for patients with suspected or confirmed COVID-19

Q&A: Influenza and COVID-19 - similarities and differences

Q&A: Malaria and COVID-19

Q&A: Malnutrition and emergencies

Q&A: Masks and COVID-19

Q&A: Mass gatherings and COVID-19

Q&A: Multiple-year strategic GCF readiness proposals

Q&A: Older people and COVID-19

Q&A: Pregnancy, childbirth and COVID-19

Q&A: Regional GCF readiness proposals

Q&A: Self-care interventions for sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR) and COVID-19

Q&A: Serology and COVID-19

Q&A: Submitting GCF Project Proposals

Q&A: Sustainable Development Goals Health Price Tag

Q&A: The GCF Readiness Programme

Q&A: Tips for health and safety at the workplace in the context of COVID-19

Q&A: Tobacco and COVID-19

Q&A: Tuberculosis and COVID-19

Q&A: Violence against women during COVID-19

Q&A: WHO Expert Committee on Drug Dependence review of cannabis - August 2018

Q&As on hypertension

Question and answer on reviewing global response to H1N1 pandemic

Questions and answers about autism spectrum disorders (ASD)

Questions and answers about extensively drug-resistant tuberculosis (XDR-TB)

Questions and Answers Foodborne Disease Burden

Questions and answers on polio in Malaysia

Questions and answers on suicide

Questions and answers on the polio outbreak in the Philippines

Questions and answers on Zika Virus Vaccine Target Product Profile (TPP)

Questions relating to food businesses

Questions relating to food consumers

Questions relating to food safety authorities

REPLACE trans fat

Risk communication: Frequently asked questions

Safe abortion

Safe listening

Schistosomiasis (bilharzia)

Sea travel advice

Should tetanus immunizations be given to survivors with injuries in emergency situations?

Snakebite envenoming

Soil-transmitted Helminthiasis

Substandard and falsified: Advice to Patients and Consumers

Substandard and falsified: Scope, Scale and Harm

Substandard and falsified: WHO Activities

Sun protection


Taeniasis and cysticercosis

Ten things you need to do to implement the International Health Regulations

The known health effects of UV

The Meningitis Vaccine Project - frequently asked questions

The Triple Billion targets

Thiomersal in vaccines

Tobacco and related industry tactics to attract younger generations

Tobacco and the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control

Totally drug-resistant TB


Travel precautions

Typhoid fever

Ultraviolet (UV) index

Ultraviolet (UV) radiation

Ultraviolet (UV) radiation and skin cancer

Up to what age can a baby stay well nourished by just being breastfed?

UTN - Frequently Asked Questions

What are electromagnetic fields?

What are neurological disorders?

What are the Emergency Medical Teams?

What are the health consequences of being overweight?

What are the health risks associated with mobile phones and their base stations?

What are the International Health Regulations and Emergency Committees?

What are the key health dangers for children?

What are the main differences between rich and poor countries with respect to causes of death?

What are the public health implications of global ageing?

What are the risks of diabetes in children?

What can I do to avoid a heart attack or a stroke?

What health challenges do preterm babies face?

What is a preterm baby

What is a refractive error?

What is antimicrobial resistance?

What is chikungunya fever?

What is chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)?

What is dengue and how is it treated?

What is e-accessibility?

What is guinea worm? Is it a real worm?

What is health promotion?

What is hepatitis?

What is malnutrition?

What is multidrug-resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB) and how do we control it?

What is sleeping sickness?

What is TB? How is it treated?

What is the deadliest disease in the world?

What is the recommended food for children in their very early years?

What is universal health coverage?

What is vaccine-derived polio?

What is WHO's role in mass gatherings?

What kind of care do preterm babies need?

What triggers an asthma attack?

What's 'Super' about Super Gonorrhea?: A Q&A with WHO's Dr. Teodora Wi

WHO emergency risk communication guidance

WHO Expert Committee on Drug Dependence review of cannabis

WHO Mortality Database

WHO’s membership of cOAlitions S: frequently asked questions

WHO's role in emergencies

Why are malaria mortality rates different in recent studies?

Why are so many children involved in road traffic crashes?

Why are some tropical diseases called "neglected"?

Why can’t we give water to a breastfeeding baby before the 6 months, even when it is hot?

Why do so many women still die in pregnancy or childbirth?

Why is smoking an issue for non-smokers?

Why is the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities important?

Why is vaccination important for addressing antibiotic resistance?

Why should I donate blood?

Why was the "WHO European Conference on the New European Policy for Health - Health 2020" organized to be held in Jerusalem?

World health report 2010

World malaria report 2016

World malaria report 2017

World malaria report 2018

World malaria report 2019


Yellow fever

Zika virus and complications: Questions and answers

Zika virus and safe blood supply: Questions and answers