WHO & Regional Offices [to 15 Jun 2019]

WHO & Regional Offices [to 15 Jun 2019]
13 June 2019 News release
New study finds no link between HIV infection and contraceptive methods

11 June 2019 News release
Collaboration between France and WHO to realize the vision of the WHO Academy
Today Emmanuel Macron, President of the French Republic and Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, WHO Director-General met at WHO Headquarters in Geneva signed a Declaration of Intent to establish the WHO Academy that will revolutionize lifelong learning in health. The Academy aims to reach millions of people with innovative learning via a state-of-the-art digital learning experience platform at a campus in Lyon and embedded in the six WHO regions. The WHO Academy Lyon hub will feature high-tech learning environments, a world-class health emergencies simulation centre and collaboration spaces for learning co-design, research and innovation…



Weekly Epidemiological Record, 14 June 2019, vol. 94, 24 (pp. 281–288)
:: Progress towards measles elimination in Pakistan, 2000–2018



WHO Regional Offices
Selected Press Releases, Announcements
WHO African Region AFRO
:: Promising results from malaria-prevention medication among children in Borno State, Nigeria
14 June 2019
:: New WHO scorecard shows poor progress of the viral hepatitis response in the African region
14 June 2019
:: Cross border disease outbreak simulation exercise reinforces preparedness in East Africa
12 June 2019
:: Confirmation of case of ebola virus disease in Uganda 11 June 2019
:: Local leaders help turn the tide on Ebola 10 June 2019

WHO Region of the Americas PAHO
:: PAHO calls for blood donation systems to be strengthened to ensure 100% voluntary donations (06/12/2019)

WHO South-East Asia Region SEARO
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WHO European Region EURO
:: Ljubljana Statement on Health Equity agreed – High-level Conference on Health Equity closes 14-06-2019
:: Are you a leader for road safety? The Region marks United Nations Global Road Safety Week 12-06-2019
:: High-level Conference on Health Equity opens – achieve, accelerate and influence 12-06-2019
:: New report shows persistent environment and health inequalities in Europe 12-06-2019
:: Five conditions must be met to achieve health equity, says WHO 11-06-2019

WHO Eastern Mediterranean Region EMRO
:: HIV outbreak in Sindh, Pakistan 13 June 2019
:: WHO delivers 10 ambulances to support medical services in hard-to-reach areas in Iraq
12 June 2019
:: WHO support reaches flood victims in Ghat, southern Libya 10 June 2019

WHO Western Pacific Region
:: Dengue increase likely during rainy season: WHO warns 11 June 2019 News release
Several Asian countries are experiencing unusually high numbers of dengue cases for this time of year. With the rainy season approaching, the World Health Organization (WHO) is calling for action to minimize illness and deaths from dengue…