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The WHO podcast brings you public health information and related news from around the world.

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The WHO podcast brings you public health information and related news from around the world.

    Preparing for Zika

    Preparing for Zika

    Infectious disease outbreaks are no longer just about bacteria and viruses, but also the social and economic world we create.

    • 9 min
    Researching Zika

    Researching Zika

    Research can put a human face on health emergencies and help us respond to them more effectively.

    • 9 min
    Ethics and Zika virus

    Ethics and Zika virus

    Evidence is not enough to shape health policy and practice. We also need to consider bioethics to take the right action for society.

    • 8 min
    Long-term management of congenital Zika virus syndrome

    Long-term management of congenital Zika virus syndrome

    Is microcephaly just the tip of an enormous iceberg? Dr Vanessa van der Linden was the first doctor to make the connection between Zika virus infection and babies born with microcephaly.

    • 10 min
    Zika epidemiology

    Zika epidemiology

    How can epidemiology help solve some of the mysteries around Zika virus transmission and the rare but serious neurological disorders associated with it, in particular Guillain-Barr頳yndrome and microcephaly?

    • 10 min
    Mental health atlas 2011

    Mental health atlas 2011

    One in four people develop some kind of mental illness at some point in their lives. WHO's Mental health atlas 2011 examines the extent of mental health needs and services around the world.

    • 6 min

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