WHO & Regional Offices [to 28 May 2016]

WHO & Regional Offices [to 28 May 2016]

Weekly Epidemiological Record (WER) 27 May 2016, vol. 91, 21 (pp. 265–284)
Contents
265 Epidemic focus: Lassa Fever
266 Meeting of the Strategic Advisory Group of Experts on immunization, April 2016 – conclusions and recommendation

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Disease Outbreak News (DONs)
:: Lassa Fever – Nigeria 27 May 2016

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:: WHO Regional Offices
Selected Press Releases, Announcements
WHO African Region AFRO
:: WHO AFRO launches new project to help African countries control and eliminate neglected tropical diseases – 23 May 2016

WHO Region of the Americas PAHO
:: PAHO honors Canadian and U.S. academics, Brazilian NGO with regional 2016 World No Tobacco Day awards (05/26/2016)
:: PAHO and Lila Downs launch PSAs to promote prenatal care and save lives (05/25/2016)

WHO South-East Asia Region SEARO
:: Floods in Sri Lanka WHO Sit Rep 4 26 May 2016 pdf, 852kb

WHO European Region EURO
:: Day 2 of the World Health Assembly: Highlights for the European Region 26-05-2016
:: New tool: AirQ+ quantifies health impacts of air pollution 25-05-2016
:: Opening day of World Health Assembly: 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development in focus 24-05-2016
:: Results of joint FAO/WHO Meeting on Pesticide Residues (JMPR) 24-05-2016

WHO Eastern Mediterranean Region EMRO
:: Kuwait supports kidney patients in Syria 24 May 2016

WHO Western Pacific Region
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