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
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



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



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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