WHO & Regional Offices [to 13 Oct 2018 ]

WHO & Regional Offices [to 13 Oct 2018 ]

WHO SAGE Meeting

23-25 October 2018.
:: Draft agenda for SAGE October 2018 meeting pdf, 147kb [as of 10 October 2018]
:: Declaration of interests for SAGE October 2018 meeting pdf, 301kb

Call for nominations for experts to serve on a SAGE Working Group on Meningococcal Vaccines and Vaccination- pdf, 304kb
10 October 2018

Deadline for applications: 7 November 2018

Weekly Epidemiological Record, 12 October 2018, vol. 93, 41 (pp. 541–552)
:: Progress towards eliminating onchocerciasis in the WHO Region of the Americas: advances in mapping the Yanomami focus area
:: Guidance for evaluating progress towards elimination of measles and rubella

WHO Regional Offices
Selected Press Releases, Announcements
WHO African Region AFRO

Selected Featured News
– No new announcement identified

WHO Region of the Americas PAHO
:: Jarbas Barbosa of Brazil is sworn in as PAHO/WHO Assistant Director (10/12/2018)

WHO South-East Asia Region SEARO
– No new announcement identified


WHO European Region EURO
:: HPV vaccination: protecting girls now from cervical cancer in their future 10-10-2018
:: WHO delivers largest cross-border shipment of health supplies to northwest Syrian Arab Republic to date 10-10-2018
:: New WHO noise guidelines for Europe released 10-10-2018

WHO Eastern Mediterranean Region EMRO
– No new announcement identified

WHO Western Pacific Region
:: Governments commit to improve rehab services and recognize Region’s progress on other health issues
MANILA, 12 October 2018 – On the final day of the sixty-ninth session of the World Health Organization (WHO) Regional Committee for the Western Pacific, governments today committed to provide adequate rehabilitation services. They also discussed the Region’s progress in health security, control of infectious diseases, noncommunicable disease and environmental health