Father Idleh stands with Hawa (right) and Oubeh (left) inside a traditional Djiboutian home in the village of Assamo in Djibouti, in February 2018. ©UNICEF/Noorani


What Women Want is a global advocacy campaign to improve quality maternal and reproductive healthcare for women and girls and strengthen health systems. Launching on April 11, 2018— Read more


In this 70th anniversary year, WHO is calling on world leaders to live up to the pledges they made when they agreed the Sustainable Development Goals in 2015, and commit to concrete steps to Read more


Every day, health workers tackle global health challenges to save lives and safeguard communities.
The current deficit of 18 million health workers reinforces the need to invest, train and Read more


The e-learning course ‘Quality improvement, a key for health systems strengthening’ aims to increase competencies for strategic decision making in managing quality, enhance skills in quality Read more

Asiya Abdu, 22, is examined by a health worker in the Worer Health Centre,  in Amibara District, Afar Region, Ethiopia, in November 2009. ©UNICEF/Holt
In St Peter hospital in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, a quality improvement team looked at ways to reduce neonatal deaths. The team is made of eight people – nurses, midwives, physicians, clinical Read more