WHO & Regional Offices [to 14 Jul 2018]

WHO & Regional Offices [to 14 Jul 2018]
WHO Regional Offices
Selected Press Releases, Announcements
WHO African Region AFRO
Selected Featured News
:: Borno targets more than 1 million children with anti-malaria therapy.   13 July 2018
:: Rising cases of sickle cell disease prompts calls for urgent action  13 July 2018
:: Adamawa conducts first vaccination campaign in response to cholera outbreak  10 July 2018
:: Ethiopia launched the 1st round synchronized mOPV2 campaign  10 July 2018
:: Targeted vaccine campaign underway to interrupt measles outbreak in remote northern Sierra Leone  07 July 2018

WHO Region of the Americas PAHO
No new announcements identified.
WHO South-East Asia Region SEARO
No new announcements identified.
WHO European Region EURO
:: Health ministers of south-eastern Europe meet to share good practices, discuss health challenges 12-07-2018
:: Twenty years of explaining the evidence – the European Observatory on Health Systems and Policies 12-07-2018
:: Portugal on fast track to achieve HIV targets ahead of 2020 deadline 11-07-2018
:: Making the link between transport, health, environment and achieving the SDGs 11-07-2018

WHO Eastern Mediterranean Region EMRO
:: WHO concerned about access to health services for displaced people in southern Syria
12 July, 2018 – WHO today called for the protection of health facilities and increased access to southern Syria, where recent hostilities have left over 210 000 people displaced and in need of urgent health services. Up to 160 000 displaced Syrians currently seeking safety in Quneitra are inaccessible to health partners, raising concerns for their health. Since the escalation of violence, WHO has provided medicines and supplies to health partners, hospitals, and primary health care centres for almost 200 000 medical treatments…

WHO Western Pacific Region
No new announcements identified.