WHO & Regional Offices [to 13 Apr 2019]

WHO & Regional Offices [to 13 Apr 2019]
12 April 2019 Statement
Statement on the meeting of the International Health Regulations (2005) Emergency Committee for Ebola virus disease in the Democratic Republic of the Congo on 12th April 201
[See DR Congo – Ebola above for more detail]

9 April 2019 News release
Inaugural WHO Partners Forum launches new push for collaboration on global health
To meet the world’s most pressing health challenges, WHO, governments and global health leaders today called for improved partnerships and resourcing to support WHO’s mission to deliver care, services and protection for billions of people by 2023.
The inaugural two-day WHO Partners Forum opens Tuesday (9 April) in Stockholm and will be co-hosted with the Government of Sweden.
The meeting will result in a shared understanding of how to strengthen partnerships and improve effective financing of WHO, with an emphasis on predictability and flexibility.
…Other participants in the Inaugural WHO Partners Forum include leadership of the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies and Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance.

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Weekly Epidemiological Record, 5 April 2019, vol. 94, 14/15 (pp. 169–188)
:: Surveillance to track progress towards polio eradication worldwide, 2017–2018
:: Epidemic meningitis control in countries in the African meningitis belt, 2018

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IVB Calls for consultants / proposals
11 April 2019
Estimating coverage of pipeline vaccine products and delivery technologies
Deadline for applications: 3 May 2019

11 April 2019
Consultant to assist with developing guidance materials, tools and strategies for the optimal use of new and under-utilized vaccinespdf, 401kb
Deadline for applications: 25 April 2019

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WHO Regional Offices
Selected Press Releases, Announcements
WHO African Region AFRO
:: WHO and partners successfully vaccinate over 400,000 children against Measles in Borno State -Target 838,582 children more. 12 April 2019
:: Ghana announces the roll out of Malaria Vaccine Implementation Programme (MVIP)
11 April 2019
:: Mauritius launched its Seasonal Influenza Vaccination Programme for 2019 11 April 2019
:: Fast rollout of cholera vaccines for people in need in Mozambique 10 April 2019

WHO Region of the Americas PAHO
:: PHC 30-30-30, PAHO’s new Regional Compact on Primary Health Care for Universal Health(04/11/2019)

WHO South-East Asia Region SEARO
:: Quality primary care key to advancing universal health coverage: WHO SEAR/PR/1709
New Delhi, 5 April 2019: The World Health Organization today said quality healthcare services for people at the community level across all age groups, wherever they live and whenever they need them, without financial hardship, is fundamental to advancing universal health coverage for achieving health and well-being of evryone, everywhere…

WHO European Region EURO
:: Ukraine’s Affordable Medicines Programme shown to have significantly improved access to medicines12-04-2019
:: Member States urged to ramp up fight against noncommunicable diseases 12-04-2019
:: Small countries of the WHO European Region exchange ideas and experiences of equity, sustainable development 09-04-2019
:: WHO urges stronger action to reduce deaths from noncommunicable diseases in Europe by one third 09-04-2019

WHO Eastern Mediterranean Region EMRO
:: WHO Regional Director expresses solidarity with flood victims in Islamic Republic of Iran April 11, 2019
:: WHO sends medical aid to Libya amid clashes in Tripoli 11 April 2019
:: Polio vaccination campaign to vaccinate more than 6 million children in Iraq 11 April 2019
:: WHO airlifts medical supplies for flood response in Islamic Republic of Iran 10 April 2019

WHO Western Pacific Region
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