From farm to plate – make food safe This year’s theme of World Health Day focuses on food safety. Food safety is the assurance that food will not cause harm to the consumer when it is prepared and/or eaten according to its intended use. Access to sufficient, safe and nutritious food is a basic human right and a prerequisite for good health.
Small bite, big threat For World Health Day 2014, a special film was commissioned to highlight the challenges posed by a number of vector-borne diseases in the Western Pacific Region, along with stories from the frontlines depicting how WHO supports Member States in tackling these diseases.
Putting hepatitis B in its place In the WHO Western Pacific Region, the virus that causes hepatitis B is being brought under control. This video tells about and promotes the vaccine that protects babies against infection. Three doses are all it takes to protect an infant for life.