WHO & Regional Offices [to 18 Jan 2020]

WHO & Regional Offices [to 18 Jan 2020]
17 January 2020 News release
From political commitment to concrete reality: moving ahead on UHC in 2020

17 January 2020 News release
Lack of new antibiotics threatens global efforts to contain drug-resistant infections

13 January 2020 News release
WHO statement on novel coronavirus in Thailand



Weekly Epidemiological Record, 17 January 2020, vol. 95, 03 (pp. 13–24)
Report of the third Global Forum of Malaria-eliminating Countries, 18–20 June 2019, Wuxi, China



WHO African Regions Immunization Technical Advisory Group (RITAG)
:: Call for nominations pdf, 147kb Deadline for applications: 28 February 2020
:: RITAG Terms of Reference pdf, 211kb
:: RITAG application annexes pdf, 91kb



GIN November and December 2019 pdf, 2.83Mb
13 January 2020



WHO Regional Offices
Selected Press Releases, Announcements
WHO African Region AFRO
:: Three African countries halt polio outbreaks 20 December 2019
Kenya, Mozambique and Niger have curbed polio outbreaks that erupted in different episodes over the past 24 months, allowing them to regain their polio-free status, World Health Organization (WHO) announced today.
:: WHO unveils plan to tackle rising HIV drug resistance in Africa 06 December 2019
WHO and partners unveil a five-year plan to monitor, prevent and respond to growing HIV drug resistance in Africa. HIV drug resistance is threatening the significant progress made in the global fight against the virus.

WHO Region of the Americas PAHO
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WHO South-East Asia Region SEARO
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WHO European Region EURO
:: WHO/Europe and Norway discuss improving affordable access to innovative medicines 16-01-2020
:: Violence against children: tackling hidden abuse 13-01-2020

WHO Eastern Mediterranean Region EMRO
:: WHO responds to urgent health needs in El Geneina, West Darfur 14 January 2020
:: WHO assesses hospital’s influenza preparedness in Erbil 14 January 2020

WHO Western Pacific Region
:: China virus outbreak shows Asia needs to step up infection preparation
Region is safer after epidemic lessons but new diseases always arising 15 January 2020