WHO & Regional Offices [to 27 Apr 2019]

WHO & Regional Offices [to 27 Apr 2019]
24 April 2019 News release
To grow up healthy, children need to sit less and play more


23 April 2019 News release
Malaria vaccine pilot launched in Malawi
[See Malaria above for detail]


23 April 2019 Statement
Fats, oils, food and food service industries should join global effort to eliminate industrial trans fat from processed food by 2023


Weekly Epidemiological Record, 26 April 2019, vol. 94, 17 (pp. 197–212)
:: A new approach to rodent control to better protect human health: first international meeting of experts under the auspices of WHO and the Pan American Health Organization
:: Report of the twenty-ninth meeting of the International Task Force for Disease Eradication, 15 January 2019
:: Carbapenem-resistant Pseudomonas aeruginosa infection – Mexico


WHO Regional Offices
Selected Press Releases, Announcements
WHO African Region AFRO
:: WHO briefs Diplomats on Ebola Preparedness and Response activities in Uganda
26 April 2019
:: World Malaria Day- Minister says, time is ripe to end the deadly disease for good.
26 April 2019
:: Uganda embarks on a multisectoral approach to improve Vaccination coverage against Human Papillomavirus 25 April 2019
:: Uganda Simulates Ebola Outbreak and Identifies Gaps in Preparedness and Response
24 April 2019
:: Malaria vaccine pilot launched in Malawi 23 April 2019


WHO Region of the Americas PAHO
:: PAHO provides guidance on improving the health of migrants in countries of the Americas (04/26/2019)
:: PAHO’s ‘Municipalities for Zero Malaria’ initiative to tackle malaria at the local level (04/25/2019)
:: PAHO launches Vaccination Week in the Americas in Brazil, urging countries in the Region to unite to end measles (04/23/2019)


WHO South-East Asia Region SEARO
:: Step up efforts to eliminate measles: WHO SEAR/PR/1711
New Delhi, 25 April 2019: Amidst increasing cases and outbreaks of measles globally, WHO today called upon countries in its South-East Asia Region to further accelerate efforts to ensure that everyone, everywhere receives the lifesaving benefits of immunization.


WHO European Region EURO
:: EIW 2019 statement by Her Royal Highness Crown Princess Mary of Denmark – We can all be vaccine heroes 24-04-2019
:: Joint statement: European Immunization Week 24-04-2019
:: European Immunization Week celebrates the everyday heroes who help protect us all from dangerous diseases 23-04-2019


WHO Eastern Mediterranean Region EMRO
:: Support for people with HIV affected by recent flooding in Islamic Republic of Iran
25 April 2019
:: Government of Japan support to WHO response in Yemen 25 April 2019
:: Vaccination campaign to immunize 2.8 million children in Syria 22 April 2019


WHO Western Pacific Region
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