WHO & Regional Offices [to 16 Mar 2019]

WHO & Regional Offices [to 16 Mar 2019]

WHO launches new global influenza strategy
11 March 2019,  Geneva News Release
WHO today released a Global Influenza Strategy for 2019-2030 aimed at protecting people in all countries from the threat of influenza. The goal of the strategy is to prevent seasonal influenza, control the spread of influenza from animals to humans, and prepare for the next influenza pandemic
[See Milestones above for detail]

Weekly Epidemiological Record, 15 March 2019, vol. 94, 11 (pp. 129–140)
:: Strengthening governance, partnerships and transparency to secure global health: the International Coordinating Group on Vaccine Provision and its impact in 2018


GIN January 2019  pdf, 1.81Mb 8 March 2018

Selected Press Releases, Announcements
WHO African Region AFRO
:: Over 2 million Nigerian children receive treatment against parasitic worms   15 March 2019
:: Ethiopia is making significant progress in the implementation of International Health Regulation (IHR) core capacities: The country plans to launch the National Action Plan costed at over 368 million USD  13 March 2019
:: Nigerian women are penetrating enclaves to reach children and vulnerable populations.
13 March 2019

WHO Region of the Americas PAHO
:: President of Paraguay and PAHO Director address the country’s health priorities (03/12/2019)
WHO South-East Asia Region SEARO
– No new digest announcements identified.


WHO European Region EURO
:: 8 ways WHO supports health in Syria 15-03-2019
:: New WHO study shows more action needed to monitor and limit digital marketing of unhealthy products to children 13-03-2019


WHO Eastern Mediterranean Region EMRO
:: Prosthetic rehabilitation centre brings hope for patients in Iraq  12 March 2019
:: Driving change for Somali mothers and children  11 March 2019
:: Children’s survival rates in Dohuk see significant improvement  11 March 2019

WHO Western Pacific Region
– No new digest announcements identified.