WHO & Regional Offices [to 19 Oct 2019]

WHO & Regional Offices [to 19 Oct 2019]
10 October 2019
News release
Universal Health Coverage Passes Key Global Milestone
WHO welcomes Inter-Parliamentary Union Resolution on UHC
17 October 2019 News release Belgrade I Geneva
The World Health Organization today welcomed a new Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) Resolution on achieving Universal Health Coverage (UHC) by 2030. The resolution, adopted at the IPU Assembly in Belgrade, Serbia, comes one month after heads of state agreed a high-level United Nations Political Declaration on UHC in New York…



Weekly Epidemiological Record, 18 October 2019, vol. 94, 42 (pp. 473–496)
:: Recommended composition of influenza virus vaccines for use in the 2020 southern hemisphere influenza season
: Antigenic and genetic characteristics of zoonotic influenza A viruses and development of candidate vaccine viruses for pandemic preparedness



Call for proposals for nominations of experts to serve on the Strategic Advisory Group of Experts (SAGE) on immunization
Deadline for applications: 31 October 2019



WHO Regional Offices
Selected Press Releases, Announcements
WHO African Region AFRO
:: Kenya takes vital step against cervical cancer and introduces HPV vaccine into routi…
18 October 2019
:: Defeating Ebola in the Democratic Republic of the Congo motivates a community to con…
15 October 2019
:: More than 18 million children in Uganda to be immunized against measles, rubella an…
15 October 2019

WHO Region of the Americas PAHO
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WHO South-East Asia Region SEARO
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WHO European Region EURO
:: Experts call for bold action on school-based health in the Russian Federation 16-10-2019
:: Harnessing disruption to improve health 14-10-2019

WHO Eastern Mediterranean Region EMRO
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WHO Western Pacific Region
:: 14 October 2019 | Feature story Addressing the needs of ageing populations
Next year will mark the beginning of the Decade of Healthy Ageing (2020-2030) – an opportunity to bring together governments, civil society, international agencies, professionals, academia, the media and the private sector for 10 years of intensive action to improve the lives of older people, their families and their communities.