WHO & Regional Offices [to 7 April 2018]

WHO & Regional Offices [to 7 April 2018]

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Celebrating World Health Day
6 April 2018 – On World Health Day, 7 April, WHO marks its 70th anniversary. Over the past 7 decades, WHO has spearheaded efforts to rid the world of killer diseases like smallpox and to fight against deadly habits like tobacco use.
To celebrate this occasion, UN Postal Administration, has issued stamps to highlight universal health coverage, this year’s theme for the World Health Day, as a subject of universal concern to the peoples of the world.
   News release
Weekly Epidemiological Record, 6 April 2018, vol. 93, 14 (pp. 173–184)
Epidemic meningitis control in countries of the African meningitis belt, 201

WHO Regional Offices
Selected Press Releases, Announcements
WHO African Region AFRO
Selected Featured News
:: Countries urged to strive for universal access to good quality health to spur economic growth
06 April 2018

WHO Region of the Americas PAHO
:: PAHO calls for breaking down barriers that keep one in three people in the Americas from accessing health (04/04/2018)

WHO South-East Asia Region SEARO
:: Prioritize Universal Health Coverage; provide quality health services to all: WHO  New Delhi, 4 April 2018:
WHO European Region EURO
:: Bringing health services closer to people in Kyrgyzstan 05-04-2018
:: On World Health Day, recommit to health for all 05-04-2018
:: Tuberculosis services in Moscow extend “health for all” even to the most vulnerable 03-04-2018

WHO Eastern Mediterranean Region EMRO
:: WHO keeping hospitals and feeding centres alive in Yemen  2 April 2018