WHO & Regional Offices [to 12 May 2018]

WHO & Regional Offices [to 12 May 2018]

See Milestones above for coverage of Ebola and Yemen.
Weekly Epidemiological Record, 11 May 2018, vol. 93, 19 (pp. 241–248)
Progress towards polio eradication, worldwide, January 2016–March 2018

WHO Regional Offices
Selected Press Releases, Announcements
WHO African Region AFRO
Selected Featured News
:: WHO supports South Sudan in vaccination campaign against cholera before transmission season   11 May 2018
:: Nigeria’s Lassa fever outbreak contained, but continued vigilance needed  10 May 2018
:: 600 000 people to benefit from oral cholera vaccines in Bauchi, Nigeria  10 May 2018
:: New Ebola outbreak declared in Democratic Republic of the Congo  09 May 2018
:: Largest cholera vaccine drive in history to target spike in outbreaks  08 May 2018
:: WHO supports six African countries conduct first joint health emergency operations exercise
08 May 2018

WHO Region of the Americas PAHO
:: Mosquito Awareness Week: Calling all citizens to the frontlines of mosquito control (05/10/2018)
:: PAHO calls on the role of nurses in primary health care to be expanded (05/10/2018)
:: Protecting achievements; expanding diagnosis and treatment; and preventing mother to child transmission – All vital elements of the fight against Chagas (05/07/2018)

WHO South-East Asia Region SEARO
:: One million Rohingya refugees, host communities being vaccinated against cholera  SEAR/PR/1689  Cox’s Bazar, 6 May 2018:
WHO European Region EURO
:: World Health Day 2018 in the WHO European Region – making health about the people, for the people 09-05-2018
:: Small team of cancer nurses has a big impact on Scotland’s Western Isles 08-05-2018
:: Fostering healthier and more sustainable diets – learning from the Mediterranean and New Nordic experience 07-05-2018

WHO Eastern Mediterranean Region EMRO
:: Last nationwide vaccination campaign in Afghanistan starts before the high transmission season for poliovirus  6 May 2018

WHO Western Pacific Region
:: Doing it for themselves: Peer-led HIV testing in Viet Nam improves access to care
7 May 2018