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

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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