WHO & Regional Offices [to 2 Nov 2019]

WHO & Regional Offices [to 2 Nov 2019]

New WHO report to bolster efforts to tackle leading causes of urban deaths
Report launched on World Cities Day offers tools for city leaders to tackle deaths through non-communicable diseases and road traffic injuries.
31 October 2019



Weekly Epidemiological Record, 1 November 2019, vol. 94, 44 (pp. 505–512)
:: Validation of maternal and neonatal tetanus elimination in the Democratic Republic of the Congo
:: Monthly report on dracunculiasis cases, January-September 2019


WHO Regional Offices
Selected Press Releases, Announcements
WHO African Region AFRO
:: 835 000 people to receive second dose of the cholera vaccine in North Kivu, Democratic Republic of the Congo Goma, 30 October 2019

WHO Region of the Americas PAHO
:: Partners join forces in Brazil to eliminate yellow fever epidemics in the world (10/30/2019)

WHO South-East Asia Region SEARO
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WHO European Region EURO
:: WHO releases new guidance on treating drug-resistant tuberculosis in children and adolescents 31-10-2019

WHO Eastern Mediterranean Region EMRO
:: WHO and partners mark World Polio Day throughout Pakistan 29 October 2019
:: WHO, Federal Ministry of Health and partners mobilize 3.3 million doses of oral cholera vaccine in Sudan 29 October 2019
:: World Polio Day 2019: Sudan celebrates global eradication of wild poliovirus type 3 27 October 2019

WHO Western Pacific Region
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