WHO & Regional Offices [to 22 Sep 2018]

WHO & Regional Offices [to 22 Sep 2018]

19 September 2018
WHO launches first investment case to save up to 30 million lives
News Release
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18 September 2018
WHO calls for urgent action to end TB
News Release
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Weekly Epidemiological Record, 21 September 2018, vol. 93, 38 (pp. 489–500)
:: Cholera, 2017
:: 497 Performance of acute flaccid paralysis (AFP) surveillance and incidence of poliomyelitis, 2018

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WHO Regional Offices
Selected Press Releases, Announcements
WHO African Region AFRO
Selected Featured News
:: Countries from IGAD team up to end polio: The three Ministers of Health jointly launch to vaccinate about six million under five children.  22 September 2018
:: Uganda Prepares to Vaccinate against Ebola in Case the Virus Strikes the Country
20 September 2018
:: Botswana Leads the Way on Fighting Health Threat Endangering Millions of Lives in Africa
19 September 2018
   Botswana’s leaders made a call for urgent action on Noncommunicable
:: WHO and CDC support the Ministry of Health to strengthen capacity for detection, investigation and response to Ebola Virus Disease in districts bordering the Democratic Republic of Congo  17 September 2018

WHO Region of the Americas PAHO
:: PAHO and IACHR call on countries to guarantee people with Alzheimer’s access to health services (09/21/2018)
:: Ministries of Health from the Americas meet at PAHO to discuss health priorities in the Region (09/20/2018)
 
WHO South-East Asia Region SEARO
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WHO European Region EURO
:: Day 4 highlights: countries at the centre of health work 20-09-2018
:: European Region on track to ending violence against children, but greater commitment and more action still needed 20-09-2018
:: Day 3 highlights: Strategy on the health and well-being of men in the WHO European Region adopted 19-09-2018
:: Day 2 highlights: strengthening health systems to advance the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development 18-09-2018
:: New WHO progress report reveals the major health challenges currently facing children and adolescents in Europe 18-09-2018
:: Day 1 highlights: RC68 opens 17-09-2018

WHO Eastern Mediterranean Region EMRO
:: Dialysis patients in Yemen struggle to obtain regular sessions amid war  16 September 2018

WHO Western Pacific Region
:: WHO working closely with Republic of Korea on response to MERS case  17 September 2018