WHO & Regional Offices [to 3 Aug 2019]

WHO & Regional Offices [to 3 Aug 2019]
31 July 2019
At 1-year mark, we mourn the lives lost, and call for solidarity
Joint statement by heads of agencies on the Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo
Statement New York, Geneva, Kinshasa, Rome
[See Ebola above for detail]



Weekly Epidemiological Record, 26 July 2019, vol. 94, 30/31 (pp. 329–344)
:: Progress towards poliomyelitis eradication in Nigeria, January 2018 – May 2019
:: Performance of acute flaccid paralysis (AFP) surveillance and incidence of poliomyelitis, 2019



WHO Regional Offices
Selected Press Releases, Announcements
WHO African Region AFRO
:: Rwanda’s border with DRC remains open 02 August 2019
:: World Hepatitis Day:  Nigerians implored to be screened and vaccinated   01 August 2019
:: WHO marks one year since the beginning of the Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo  31 July 2019
:: Ethiopia joins global efforts to end cholera by 2030 29 July 2019
:: EBOLA, Cascade training in IPC, Case Management, Hand Hygiene, Chlorine Preparation and Mental Health conducted in Rwanda 29 July 2019
:: WHO and the Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention call on countries in the region to work together on the Ebola response 29 July 2019

WHO Region of the Americas PAHO
:: Improving health service monitoring of high-risk populations seeks to prevent new HIV infections (08/01/2019)
:: Maternity Protection Laws must be implemented throughout the Americas to protect breastfeeding mothers in the workplace (08/01/2019)

WHO South-East Asia Region SEARO
:: Bangladesh, Bhutan, Nepal and Thailand achieve Hepatitis B control: WHO
SEAR/PR/1714 New Delhi, July 26, 2019: Bangladesh, Bhutan, Nepal and Thailand have become the first countries in WHO South-East Asia Region to achieve Hepatitis B control, with prevalence of the deadly disease dropping to less than one per cent among five-year-old children, the World Health Organization announced today.

WHO European Region EURO
:: Nationwide campaign aims to educate women in Ukraine on the harm of alcohol consumption during pregnancy 02-08-2019

WHO Eastern Mediterranean Region EMRO
:: WHO Regional Director’s statement on Pakistan
Cairo, Egypt, 1 August 2019 — I have just returned from my third, and most fruitful and memorable visit to Pakistan as WHO Regional Director for the Eastern Mediterranean. The 4 days I spent in the country this week were truly effective and productive. I had the chance to visit different areas in the country, including Larkana, where the current HIV…

WHO Western Pacific Region
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