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

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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

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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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