WHO & Regional Offices [to 5 Oct 2019]

WHO & Regional Offices [to 5 Oct 2019]
4 October 2019
News release
WHO and FIFA team up for health

1 October 2019
Statement
WHO Director-General visits devastated sites in the Bahamas to assess health impacts of Hurricane Dorian

30 September 2019
News release
WHO launches digital app to improve care for older people

 

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Weekly Epidemiological Record, 4 October 2019, vol. 94, 40 (pp. 449–456)
Contents
449 Progress towards control and elimination of rubella and congenital rubella syndrome – worldwide, 2000–2018

 

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WHO Regional Offices
Selected Press Releases, Announcements
WHO African Region AFRO
:: 1000 Ebola survivors in the Democratic Republic of the Congo 04 October 2019
:: 430 days and 1000 victories in the fight against Ebola in the Democratic Republic of the Congo 04 October 2019 Statement from Dr Matshidiso Moeti
:: Surviving Ebola and passing final school exams while in treatment isolation: Now bring on the future 02 October 2019
:: Dear parents and neighbours – A young mother tells her story of Ebola denial and then gratitude for treatment 01 October 2019
:: Ebola, cholera and measles: Triple threats to the poorest communities in the Democratic Republic of the Congo 1 October 2019
:: A doctor takes you to the tough and joy-filled days in the Ebola battle in Goma 30 September 2019

WHO Region of the Americas PAHO
:: PAHO Directing Council ends with regional agreements to eliminate diseases and improve the quality of health care for all people (10/04/2019)
:: Quality of care and health of ethnic groups in the Americas are the focus of two new PAHO action plans (10/03/2019)
:: Young people in the Americas continue to miss out on vital health interventions (10/03/2019)
:: Indigenous, Afro-descendent and Roma populations at the center of new PAHO health plan (10/03/2019)
:: Countries of the Americas commit to a collective approach to eliminating more than 30 diseases (10/01/2019)
:: PAHO outlines six-year strategy to confront health challenges, advance health equity in the Americas (10/01/2019)
:: Number of older adults with long-term care needs will triple by 2050, PAHO warns (10/01/2019)
:: Meeting of Health Ministers at PAHO opens with call for accelerated action on urgent priorities in the Americas (09/30/2019)
:: PAHO Director urges faster progress toward universal health in the Americas (09/30/2019)

WHO South-East Asia Region SEARO
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WHO European Region EURO
:: Alcohol-related deaths drop in Russian Federation due to strict alcohol control measures, new report says 01-10-2019

WHO Eastern Mediterranean Region EMRO
:: National polio immunization days campaign in Iraq 30 September 2019

WHO Western Pacific Region
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