Abortion: Safety

Addictive behaviours: Gaming disorder

Ageing: Global population

Air pollution: Indoor air pollution

Air pollution: Personal interventions and risk communication

Air pollution: Reducing short-lived climate pollutants

Alcohol: Harmful use of alcohol

Antibiotic resistance: Why vaccination is important

Antimicrobial resistance

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

Attacks on health care

Attacks on health care initiative

Attacks on health care initiative: Advocating for change

Attacks on health care initiative: Documenting the problem

Autism spectrum disorders (ASD)

Avian influenza

Barriers cited to using Health Impact Assessment (HIA) in government policy-making

Blindness and vision impairment: Refractive errors

Blood products: Why should I donate blood?


Can a mosquito transmit more than one disease?

Cancer: Carcinogenicity of the consumption of red meat and processed meat

Cannabidiol (compound of cannabis)

Cardiovascular diseases: Avoiding heart attacks and strokes

Cardiovascular diseases: Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)

Chagas disease (American trypanosomiasis)

Chemical safety: Lead and lead paint

Chemical safety: Pesticides


Child growth standards

Child health and development

Child health: Key health dangers for children

Child health: Recommended food for the very early years

children health Q&A

Children's environmental health: Preventing and managing childhood diseases

Chronic respiratory diseases: Asthma

Chronic respiratory diseases: Bronchiectasis

Climate change: Land degradation and desertification

Clinical trials

Contact tracing

Coronavirus disease (COVID-19)

Coronavirus disease (COVID-19): Adolescents and youth

Coronavirus disease (COVID-19): Breastfeeding

Coronavirus disease (COVID-19): Children and masks

Coronavirus disease (COVID-19): Cleaning and disinfecting surfaces in non-health care settings

Coronavirus disease (COVID-19): Climate change

Coronavirus disease (COVID-19): Contact tracing

Coronavirus disease (COVID-19): Contraception and family planning

Coronavirus disease (COVID-19): Dexamethasone

Coronavirus disease (COVID-19): Food businesses

Coronavirus disease (COVID-19): Food safety and nutrition

Coronavirus disease (COVID-19): Food safety authorities

Coronavirus disease (COVID-19): Food safety for consumers

Coronavirus disease (COVID-19): Health and safety in the workplace

Coronavirus disease (COVID-19): Herd immunity, lockdowns and COVID-19

Coronavirus disease (COVID-19): HIV and antiretrovirals

Coronavirus disease (COVID-19): Home care for families and caregivers

Coronavirus disease (COVID-19): Home care for health workers and administrators

Coronavirus disease (COVID-19): How is it transmitted?

Coronavirus disease (COVID-19): Hydroxychloroquine

Coronavirus disease (COVID-19): Infection prevention and control for health care workers

Coronavirus disease (COVID-19): Malaria and COVID-19

Coronavirus disease (COVID-19): Masks

Coronavirus disease (COVID-19): Mass gatherings

Coronavirus disease (COVID-19): Pregnancy and childbirth

Coronavirus disease (COVID-19): Risks and safety for older people

Coronavirus disease (COVID-19): Schools

Coronavirus disease (COVID-19): Self-care interventions for sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR)

Coronavirus disease (COVID-19): Serology

Coronavirus disease (COVID-19): Similarities and differences with influenza

Coronavirus disease (COVID-19): Small public gatherings

Coronavirus disease (COVID-19): Staying active

Coronavirus disease (COVID-19): Staying at hotels and accommodation establishments

Coronavirus disease (COVID-19): Tobacco

Coronavirus disease (COVID-19): Travel advice for the general public

Coronavirus disease (COVID-19): Tuberculosis

Coronavirus disease (COVID-19): Use of Emergency Use Listing procedure for vaccines against COVID-19

Coronavirus disease (COVID-19): Vaccine access and allocation

Coronavirus disease (COVID-19): Vaccine research and development

Coronavirus disease (COVID-19): Vaccines

Coronavirus disease (COVID-19): Ventilation and air conditioning

Coronavirus disease (COVID-19): Ventilation and air conditioning in health facilities

Coronavirus disease (COVID-19): Ventilation and air conditioning in public spaces and buildings

Coronavirus disease (COVID-19): Violence against women

Coronavirus disease (COVID-19): Working in hotels and other accommodation establishments

Deafness and hearing loss: Age-related hearing loss (presbycusis)

Deafness and hearing loss: Ear care

Deafness and hearing loss: Hearing checks and the hearWHO app

Deafness and hearing loss: Safe listening

Deliberate events: Chemical release

Dementia: Information for caregivers

Dengue and severe dengue

Dengue Vaccines

Determinants of health

Diabetes: Risks for children


Do all mosquitoes transmit malaria?

Dracunculiasis (Guinea-worm disease)



Emergencies: International health regulations and emergency committees

Emergencies: Myths and realities in disaster situations

Emergencies: Risk communication

Environmental health: Accessing and implementing GCF readiness funds

Floods: How to protect your health

Food safety: Pesticide residue

Foodborne diseases: Global burden

Frequently asked questions on genetically modified foods

Headache disorders: How common are headaches?

Health consequences of Fukushima nuclear accident

Health impact assessment: Decisions and policy making

Health promotion

Health statistics

Healthy diet

Healthy diet: Keys to eating well

Heatwaves: How to stay cool


Hepatitis B: How can I protect myself?

Hepatitis: Preventing mother-to-child transmission of the hepatitis B virus


HIV/AIDS: Infant feeding and nutrition

Humanitarian Health Action

In vitro diagnostics - CD4+T-Cell counting technology

Infection prevention and control: The scope of global health care infections

Influenza: H5N1

Influenza: How preparedness helps fight other infectious diseases

International Health Regulations and Emergency Committees

Legionellosis (Legionnaires' disease)


Lymphatic filariasis

Malaria eradication

Malaria vaccine implementation programme (MVIP)

Malaria: Antimalarial drug resistance in the Greater Mekong Subregion

Malaria: Artemisinin resistance

Malaria: E-2020 initiative on malaria elimination

Malaria: Framework for elimination

Malaria: Global plan for insecticide resistance management

Malaria: Guidelines for vector control

Malaria: Phase 3 trial results for vaccine RTS,S/AS01


Malnutrition: Emergencies and disasters

Management of dead bodies: Frequently asked question

Maternal health: Death during pregnancy and childbirth

Medicines: Fair pricing forum

Medicines: Good manufacturing practices


Mental health: Promoting and protecting human rights

Mercury & Health

Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV)

Neglected tropical diseases

Neglected tropical diseases: Clonorchiasis

Neglected tropical diseases: Fascioliasis

Neglected tropical diseases: Global vector control response 2017-2030

Neglected tropical diseases: Opisthorchiasis

Neglected tropical diseases: Paragonimiasis

Neglected tropical diseases: Sleeping sickness (human African trypanosomiasis)

New types of insecticide-treated nets

Newborn health: Caring for preterm babies

Newborn health: Challenges facing preterm babies

Newborn health: Preterm babies

Noncommunicable diseases: Allergic rhinitis and sinusitis

Noncommunicable diseases: Childhood overweight and obesity

Noncommunicable diseases: Hypertension

Noncommunicable diseases: Obstructive sleep apnoea syndrome

Noncommunicable diseases: Pulmonary hypertension

Nutrition: Effects of iodine deficiency

Nutrition: The decade of action

Nutrition: Trans fat

Obesity: Health consequences of being overweight

Occupational health: Stress at the workplace

One Health

Pandemic Influenza Preparedness Framework


Poliomyelitis: Vaccine derived polio

Preventing & protecting against attacks

Q&A for Guidelines on Emergency Use Listing Procedure

Q&A on Chagas disease

Q&A on estimations of attributable burden of disease due to a risk factor

Q&A on UHC Intervention Compendium

Q&A WHO Academy

Q&A WHO Learning Strategy

Q&A: Multiple-year strategic GCF readiness proposals

Q&A: Regional GCF readiness proposals

Q&A: Submitting GCF Project Proposals

Q&A: The GCF Readiness Programme

Q&A: The paediatric environmental history

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

Q&A: WHO Handbook for national quality policy and strategy

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

Radiation: 5G mobile networks and health

Radiation: Electromagnetic fields

Radiation: Fukushima nuclear concerns

Radiation: Ionizing radiation

Radiation: Japan nuclear concerns

Radiation: Microwave ovens

Radiation: Sun protection

Radiation: Sunbeds

Radiation: The Chernobyl accident

Radiation: The known health effects of ultraviolet radiation

Radiation: The ultraviolet (UV) index

Radiation: The ultraviolet (UV) index

Radiation: Ultraviolet (UV) radiation and skin cancer

Reasons for using Health Impact Assessment (HIA)

Refugee and migrant health in the European region

Road traffic injuries: Children

Schistosomiasis (bilharzia)

Schistosomiasis: Genital manifestations

SCORE Frequently Asked Questions

Self-care interventions for health

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

Simple / Rapid tests


Social determinants of health: Key concepts

Soil-transmitted helminths

Substandard and falsified medical products: Advice to patients and consumers

Substandard and falsified medical products: Scope, scale and harm

Substandard and falsified: WHO Activities



Sustainable Development Goals: Health price tag

Taeniasis and cysticercosis

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

The role of Health Impact Assessment (HIA) in decision-making

The Triple Billion targets

Tobacco and the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control

Tobacco: Health benefits of smoking cessation

Tobacco: Industry tactics to attract younger generations



Tuberculosis: Active TB drug-safety monitoring and management (aDSM)

Tuberculosis: Extensively drug-resistant tuberculosis (XDR-TB)

Tuberculosis: Global task force on digital health

Tuberculosis: Key changes to the treatment of drug-resistant TB

Tuberculosis: Multidrug-resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB)

Tuberculosis: Public-private mix (PPM) for TB care and control

Tuberculosis: Totally drug-resistant TB

Typhoid fever

Ultraviolet radiation: Effects on the skin, eyes and immune system

Ultraviolet radiation: Protecting against skin cancer

Universal Health Coverage

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

Using health impact assessment (HIA)

UTN - Frequently Asked Questions

Vaccines and immunization: Global vaccine safety

Vaccines and immunization: Investigational vaccine candidate M72/AS01E

Vaccines and immunization: Myths and misconceptions

Vaccines and immunization: Thiomersal

Vaccines and immunization: Vaccine safety

Vaccines and immunization: What is vaccination?

Violence against children: How can it be prevented?

Water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH): How does safe water impact global health?

What are neurological disorders?

What are the Emergency Medical Teams?

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

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 is dengue and how is it treated?

What is e-accessibility?

What is guinea worm? Is it a real worm?

What is sleeping sickness?

What is the deadliest disease in the world?

What is WHO's role in mass gatherings?

What triggers an asthma attack?

WHO emergency risk communication guidance

WHO external quality assurance scheme for malaria nucleic acid amplification testing (NAAT EQA)

WHO Health emergency kits

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

Why is smoking an issue for non-smokers?

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

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: Safe blood supply