WHO & Regional Offices [to 31 March 2018]

WHO & Regional Offices [to 31 March 2018]

Latest News
Tajikistan builds towards universal health coverage
28 March 2018 – In 2013 the Tajik Ministry of Health and Social Protection, with the support of WHO, set up a disability and rehabilitation programme to develop national policy and services.
In the spirit of universal health coverage, all services are free of charge to people with disabilities. More than 170 000 men, women and children have benefitted from the Programme since 2017.
Weekly Epidemiological Record, 30 March 2018, vol. 93, 13 (pp. 153–172)
Typhoid vaccines: WHO position paper – March 2018

WHO Regional Offices
Selected Press Releases, Announcements
WHO African Region AFRO
Selected Featured News
:: Rwanda conducted Initial self­- evaluation on International Health Regulations(IHR)
29 March 2018
:: Improving TB treatment and control in West and Central Africa  28 March 2018
:: Uganda prioritizes awareness creation and treatment of MDR-TB  28 March 2018
:: Experts accede to impressive progress by Nigeria’s Polio Eradication programme. 28 March 2018
:: WHO partners with Fati Niger, popular Nigerian-based singer, to create awareness on cholera, meningitis and Lassa fever prevention.  28 March 2018
:: Advisory group recommends actions to strengthen WHO’s work in African Region 28 March 2018
:: Polio eradication is a true African success story, made possible by devoted leaders, countries, communities, civil society, and parents  27 March 2018

WHO South-East Asia Region SEARO
:: WHO appeals for international community support; warns of grave health risks to Rohingya refugees in rainy season  SEAR/PR/1684  Dhaka, 29 March 2018
[See Emergencies above for full text]
WHO European Region EURO
:: Embracing eHealth in Latvia to move towards universal health coverage 30-03-2018
:: Rehabilitation programme in Tajikistan builds towards universal health coverage 27-03-2018