WHO & Regional Offices [to 16 Nov 2019]

WHO & Regional Offices [to 16 Nov 2019]
14 November 2019 News release
New report exposes horror of working conditions for millions of sanitation workers in the developing world

14 November 2019 News release
Mosquito sterilization offers new opportunity to control chikungunya, dengue, and Zika

13 November 2019 News release
WHO launches first-ever insulin prequalification programme to expand access to life-saving treatment for diabetes

12 November 2019 News release
WHO prequalifies Ebola vaccine, paving the way for its use in high-risk countries



Weekly Epidemiological Record, 15 November 2019, vol. 94, 46 (pp. 525–540)
:: Progress towards poliomyelitis eradication – Pakistan, January 2018–September 2019
:: Update on vaccine-derived polioviruses – worldwide, January 2018–June 2019



GIN October 2019 pdf, 2.29Mb 11 November 2019



WHO Regional Offices
Selected Press Releases, Announcements
WHO African Region AFRO
:: Democratic Republic of the Congo accelerates training of emergency medical units for…
14 November 2019 To efficiently provide treatment to people needing urgent medical care during epidemic situations, the Ministry of Health in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) and the World Health Organization (WHO) are this week training inaugural members of the country’s first national emergency medical units for epidemics.

WHO Region of the Americas PAHO
:: Dengue in the Americas reaches highest number of cases recorded (11/13/2019)
:: United Nations calls for urgent action to curb the rise in hunger and obesity in Latin America and the Caribbean (11/11/2019)

WHO South-East Asia Region SEARO
:: 14 November 2019 Statement To tackle diabetes, strengthen primary health care and empower families

WHO European Region EURO
:: Floods across Europe affect thousands 15-11-2019
:: Rapid HIV testing saves lives – it’s time to make the switch 11-11-2019

WHO Eastern Mediterranean Region EMRO
:: WHO remains vigilant in the detection, prevention and control of communicable diseases in Yemen 13 November 2019
:: US Department of State’s contribution boosts primary and referral health services for Syrian refugees in Iraq 13 November 2019

WHO Western Pacific Region
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