WHO & Regional Offices [to 15 Sep 2018]

WHO & Regional Offices [to 15 Sep 2018]

UN General Assembly High-Level Meeting on the fight against tuberculosis
New York, 26 September 2018
The theme: “United to end tuberculosis: an urgent global response to a global epidemic
Heads of State will gather in New York on 26 September this year at the United Nations General Assembly first-ever high-level meeting on tuberculosis (TB) to accelerate efforts in ending TB and reach all affected people with prevention and care.
 
Global hunger continues to rise, new UN report says
821 million people now hungry and over 150 million children stunted, putting hunger eradication goal at risk
11 September 2018   Rome
UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF), the World Food Programme (WFP) and WHO
 
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GIN July and August 2018 pdf, 2.07Mb 7 September 2018

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Weekly Epidemiological Record, 14 September 2018, vol. 93, 37 (pp. 477–488)
:: Widespread transmission of circulating vaccine-derived poliovirus identified by environmental surveillance and immunization response, Horn of Africa, 2017–2018
:: Isolation and identification of human influenza viruses in cell culture: summary analysis of the WHO external quality assessment programme for National Influenza Centres in the WHO regions of the Americas, Africa and Eastern Mediterranean, 2017

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WHO Regional Offices
Selected Press Releases, Announcements
WHO African Region AFRO
Selected Featured News
:: With WHO’s support, South Sudan strengthens HIV treatment cascade to improve interventions and achieve the national 90-90-90 targets  15 September 2018
:: How an encounter with Ebola in the Democratic Republic of the Congo inspired change
14 September 2018
:: WHO is scaling up response to a fast-moving cholera outbreak in Zimbabwe’s capital
13 September 2018
:: Nigeria not lowering guards against Polio, two years after last detection of cases in the Northeast. 13 September 2018

WHO Region of the Americas PAHO
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WHO South-East Asia Region SEARO
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WHO European Region EURO
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WHO Eastern Mediterranean Region EMRO
:: European Union support strengthens trauma care services in Gaza  13 September 2018
:: Addressing escalating burden of NCDs in Afghanistan  12 September 2018

WHO Western Pacific Region
:: Case of imported MERS reported in Republic of Korea  9 September 2018