WHO & Regional Offices [to 28 Jul 2018]  

WHO & Regional Offices [to 28 Jul 2018]

Ebola outbreak in DRC ends: WHO calls for international efforts to stop other deadly outbreaks in the country  24 July 2018
[See Milestones/Perspectives above for more detail]


Weekly Epidemiological Record, 20 July 2018, vol. 93, 29/30 (pp. 388–396)
:: Global Advisory Committee on Vaccine Safety, 6–7 June 2018
WHO Regional Offices
Selected Press Releases, Announcements
WHO African Region AFRO
Selected Featured News
:: No Vaccine Derived Polio Outbreak in Uganda  27 July 2018
South Sudan strengthens preparedness and response for Ebola and other deadly diseases through Emergency risk communication   27 July 2018
WHO Director General: Republic of Congo can transform its primary health care into a model for other nations  27 July 2018
Nigeria to avert over 160,000 deaths in children yearly, with introduction of rotavirus vaccine into immunization schedule.  24 July 2018

WHO Region of the Americas PAHO
:: New course to improve nutrition programs in Latin America and the Caribbean (07/25/2018)
WHO South-East Asia Region SEARO
No new announcements identified.
WHO European Region EURO
:: Universal access to testing and treatment is key to eliminating viral hepatitis 26-07-2018
:: Toolkit to help European Region move towards sustainable health workforce now available online 26-07-2018
:: WHO calls for urgent action to accelerate HIV response in eastern Europe and central Asia 23-07-2018

WHO Eastern Mediterranean Region EMRO
:: WHO thanks Kuwait for the generous support to the people of Yemen  26 July 2018

WHO Western Pacific Region
:: Candidates announced for next WHO Regional Director for the Western Pacific
MANILA, 27 JULY 2018 – The list of candidates for the next Regional Director of the Western Pacific was today sent by World Health Organization (WHO) Director-General Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus to all Members of WHO’s Western Pacific Region. The candidates are as follows:
:: Dr Narimah Awin, proposed by Malaysia
:: Dr Takeshi Kasai, proposed by Japan
:: Dr Susan Mercado, proposed by the Philippines
:: Dr Colin Tukuitonga, proposed by New Zealand