WHO & Regional Offices [to 8 Jun 2019]

WHO & Regional Offices [to 8 Jun 2019]
6 June 2019
News release
More than 1 million new curable sexually transmitted infections every day
Every day, there are more than 1 million new cases of curable sexually transmitted infections (STIs) among people aged 15-49 years, according to data released today by the World Health Organization. This amounts to more than 376 million new cases annually of four infections – chlamydia, gonorrhoea, trichomoniasis, and syphilis…

6 June 2019
News release
Food safety is everyone’s business



GIN May 2019 pdf, 3.35Mb
3 June 2019



WHO Regional Offices
Selected Press Releases, Announcements
WHO African Region AFRO
:: Ethiopia destroyed the mOPV2 vials used for the first phase cVDPV response 06 June 2019
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, 30 May 2019: Ethiopia destructed the monovalent type 2 oral polio vaccine (mOPV2) vials that were used in two-rounds of vaccination campaigns conducted in five zones of Somali Region as part of the synchronized Horn of Africa-wide response to a circulating vaccine-derived type 2 virus (cVDV2) outbreak.
:: Sierra Leone leads the way in Africa with fully functional electronic disease surveillance system 06 June 2019
:: WHO empowers 5,500 health workers through capacity building interventions across the North-east of Nigeria 06 June 2019

WHO Region of the Americas PAHO
:: Food safety is everyone’s business (06/06/2019)
:: Cervical cancer prevention, malaria elimination and tobacco control all top of the agenda during Minister of Health of Suriname’s visit to PAHO (06/04/2019)

WHO South-East Asia Region SEARO
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WHO European Region EURO
:: Beat air pollution to protect health: World Environment Day 2019 05-06-2019
:: 23 million people falling ill from unsafe food each year in Europe is just the tip of the iceberg 05-06-2019

WHO Eastern Mediterranean Region EMRO
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WHO Western Pacific Region
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