KS Relief Supervisor General Visits Joint WHO and Government Project to Increase Health Care for the Rohingya in Cox’s Bazar

Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh, 12 April 2018: H.E. Dr. Abdullah Al Rabeeah, King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Centre's Supervisor General and Advisor at the Royal Court visited the Sadar District Hospital in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh. His visit was to observe the work under the joint improvement project between the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, World Health Organization and the King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Centre (KS Relief) to enhance health care services at Sadar Hospital for Rohingyas and their host communities.

World Health Day 2018 - Universal Health Coverage: Everyone, Everywhere

Universal health coverage (UHC) is about ensuring all people get the quality health services they need, without experiencing financial hardship. On the occasion of World Health Day, 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 advance health for all.

WHO appeals for international community support; warns of grave health risks to Rohingya refugees in rainy season

Dhaka, 29 March 2018 - With a grossly underfunded health sector grappling to meet the needs of 1.3 million Rohingyas in Bangladesh’s Cox’s Bazar, the World Health Organization has appealed to the international community to contribute generously to enable appropriate and timely health services to this highly vulnerable population, now facing grave risks to their lives and health in view of the coming rainy season.

Early Warning, Alert and Response System (EWARS)

WHO Bangladesh/ El Sakka

World Health Organization (WHO) issues Epidemiological Bulletin from Cox’s Bazar, analysing data collected via the Early Warning Alert and Response System (EWARS) established by WHO and MOHFW, with reporting units managed by various partners.


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