WHO & Regional Offices [to 18 Aug 2018]

WHO & Regional Offices [to 18 Aug 2018]
See Ebola announcements in Milestones above for WHO announcements
Weekly Epidemiological Record, 17 August 2018, vol. 93, 33 (pp. 417–428)
:: Results of the 2017 global WHO survey on yaws
:: Results of the 2017 global WHO survey on mycetoma
Weekly Epidemiological Record, 10 August 2018, vol. 93, 32 (pp. 409–416)
:: Yellow fever in Africa and the Americas, 2017
:: Monthly report on dracunculiasis cases, January-June 2018
Weekly Epidemiological Record, 3 August 2018, vol. 93, 31 (pp. 397–408)
:: Progress towards poliomyelitis eradication in Afghanistan, January 2017–May 2018
:: Performance of acute flaccid paralysis (AFP) surveillance and incidence of poliomyelitis, 2018

WHO Regional Offices
Selected Press Releases, Announcements

WHO African Region AFRO
Selected Featured News
:: WHO Director General and Regional Director for Africa laud Uganda on Ebola outbreak operational readiness   15 August 2018
:: Elaboration of the first comprehensive Multi Year Plan on Immunization for Mauritius
14 August 2018
:: WHO supports Government to protect over 150,000 population at risk of Yellow fever in Katsina state.  13 August 2018
:: WHO calls for free and secure access in responding to Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo  12 August 2018
:: Ethiopia launches an integrated measles, vitamin A, and deworming campaign for displaced people in Gedeo Zone  07 August 2018
:: Frontline workers in Nigeria break down gender related barriers to reach children with vaccines   01 August 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
:: World Humanitarian Day: Health workers build new lives serving their fellow citizens far from home 17-08-2018:: Research demonstrates higher alcohol taxes help reduce alcohol consumption 15-08-2018
:: Annual meeting of ministers to set health priorities in Europe 14-08-2018

WHO Eastern Mediterranean Region EMRO
:: Third health worker killed in Gaza demonstrations  12 August 2018
:: WHO delivers trauma kits to Gaza  9 August 2018

WHO Western Pacific Region
:: Polio case confirmed in Eastern Highlands Province, Papua New Guinea 13 August 2018
Risk of further spread of polio within the country is high