WHO & Regional Offices [to 9 Feb 2019]

WHO & Regional Offices [to 9 Feb 2019]

8 February 2019 | News release
WHO supports five countries to fight lassa fever outbreaks

6 February 2019 | Story
House by house, telling girls and families the dangers of female circumcision in Kenya

4 February 2019 | News release
Gaza patients’ painful journey to cancer treatment


Weekly Epidemiological Record, 8 February 2019, vol. 94, 06 (pp. 65–80)
:: Circulating vaccine-derived poliovirus type 1 and outbreak response in Papua New Guinea, 2018
:: Proceedings of the 2018 annual meeting of partners to Eliminate Yellow Fever Epidemics (EYE), Dakar, Senegal
:: Monthly report on dracunculiasis cases, January- December 2018


WHO Regional Offices
Selected Press Releases, Announcements
WHO African Region AFRO
:: WHO supports five countries to fight lassa fever outbreaks  08 February 2019
Ebola – Rwanda completes the revision of its National Contingency Plan  06 February 2019
South Sudan strengthens the country’s capacity to detect, investigate and respond seasonal and pandemic Influenza  04 February 2019

WHO Region of the Americas PAHO
:: Costa Rican Minister of Heath outlines priority areas for collaboration in visit to PAHO headquarters (02/05/2019)

WHO South-East Asia Region SEARO
– No new digest announcements identified.

WHO European Region EURO
:: Measles in Europe: record number of both sick and immunized 07-02-2019
:: Social science training enhances community engagement in health emergencies in 11 countries of the European Region 06-02-2019
:: Keep antibiotics working – limit their use this flu season 05-02-2019
:: What you need to know about digital health systems 05-02-2019

WHO Eastern Mediterranean Region EMRO
:: Gaza patients’ painful journey to cancer treatment  4 February 2019
:: Cancer patients face ‘death sentence’ in Yemen  4 February 2019

WHO Western Pacific Region
– No new digest announcements identified.