Ensure dignity in mental health

On the World Mental Health Day, WHO calls for dignity in mental health. Dignity in mental health means steps are taken to safeguard the well-being of people with mental health conditions, thus liberating them from the shackles of self-stigma, low confidence, low self-esteem, withdrawal and social isolation.

Let’s end rabies together

Rabies kills nearly 25 000 people every year in the WHO South-East Asia Region which accounts for 45% of global deaths caused by the disease. Over 1.5 billion people in the Region are at risk of rabies infection.
The World Rabies Day this year focuses on making the elimination goal, set for 2020 in the WHO South-East Asia Region, a reality.

Regional Committee adopts resolution on cancer prevention, control

WHO Regional Committee meeting, which ended on 11 September, adopted six resolutions on priority areas. The countries resolved to strengthen cancer prevention and control programme, tobacco control, preparedness to respond to emergencies and outbreaks, anti-microbial resistance, community based health services and patient safety for sustainable Universal Health Coverage.

Make Universal Health Coverage a reality

Health is critical to development. Access to safe, affordable and good quality health services enables people to be more productive and active contributors to their families, communities and nations.
Efforts should be made to provide affordable and quality health services to all who need them.

Ebola virus disease outbreak

Information on current situation

Areas of work

Works of WHO in Bangladesh

WHO Guidelines

A selection of evidence-based guidelines


Constitution, Executive Board and World Health Assembly


Vacancies in the WHO Bangladesh Office


Public information and recent news from WHO Bangladesh

Contact details

World Health Organization, Bangladesh
Address: House # (CWN)A 16,
Road # 48 Gulshan 2,
Dhaka 1212, Bangladesh
Tel: 88 0960 40 27200 (Hunting) or 880 2 883 1415 (Hunting)
Fax: (880 2) 8831423
Email: sebanregistry@who.int
Web: www.searo.who.int/Bangladesh