WHO & Regional Offices [to 9 Mar 2019]

WHO & Regional Offices [to 9 Mar 2019]
9 March 2019   Statement
WHO Director-General reiterates commitment to Ebola response despite another attack
Butembo, Democratic Republic
[See DRC Ebola above for detail]

Weekly Epidemiological Record, 8 March 2019, vol. 94, 10 (pp. 117–128)
:: Paraguay and Uzbekistan certified as malaria-free
:: Update on vaccine-derived poliovirus outbreaks – Democratic Republic of the Congo, Horn of Africa, 2017–2018

Calls for consultants / proposals
6 March 2019
Rubella Vaccination Systematic Review pdf, 270kb
Deadline for applications: 27 March 2019

WHO Regional Offices
Selected Press Releases, Announcements
WHO African Region AFRO
:: Bilateral ties between WHO African Regional Secretariat and Republic of Congo gets a significant boost  08 March 2019

:: Dynamic staff and sparkling maternity complex deliver improved maternal health in South Sudan  07 March 2019
:: Mass measles vaccination campaign underway in response to outbreak in Mayom, South Sudan  06 March 2019
:: The Republic of Congo starts vaccinating 2.2 million children against Measles and Rubella
05 March 2019
: Africa’s first-ever mass typhoid fever vaccination campaign ends in Zimbabwe  04 March 2019
::  WHO remains mobilized against Lassa fever cases as number of cases go down in affected areas  04 March 2019

WHO Region of the Americas PAHO
:: International Women’s Day: Access to health for migrant women remains a challenge in the Americas (03/08/2019)
:: Half of all deaths of young people in the Americas can be prevented (03/05/2019)
WHO South-East Asia Region SEARO
– No new digest announcements identified.
WHO European Region EURO
:: National policy experts call for bold action for healthy ageing in the Region 08-03-2019
:: Zsuzsanna Jakab appointed WHO Deputy Director-General 07-03-2019
:: WHO studies reveal Kazakhstan has among the highest levels of salt intake globally 07-03-2019
:: International Women’s Day: women in health innovating for change 07-03-2019
:: Romanian EU Presidency aims to strengthen Europe’s One Health approach to fighting antimicrobial resistance 06-03-2019
WHO Eastern Mediterranean Region EMRO
:: Women on the frontlines of polio eradication  7 March 2019
:: Unexploded mines pose daily risk for people in northern Syria  6 March 2019
WHO Western Pacific Region
– No new digest announcements identified.