WHO & Regional Offices [to 1 Feb 2020]

WHO & Regional Offices [to 1 Feb 2020]

Statement on the second meeting of the International Health Regulations (2005) Emergency Committee regarding the outbreak of novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV)
30 January 2020 Statement
[See 2019-n-CoV above for detail]



Weekly Epidemiological Record, 31 January 2020, vol. 95, 05 (pp. 37–48)
:: WHO Strategic and Technical Advisory Group for Infectious Hazards (STAG-IH) report of the 4th face-to-face meeting, 3–4 December 2019, Geneva, Switzerland
:: WHO African Region Immunization Technical Advisory Group: Call for nominations
:: Monthly report on dracunculiasis cases, January-November 2019



WHO Regional Offices
Selected Press Releases, Announcements
WHO African Region AFRO
:: WHO ramps up preparedness for novel coronavirus in the African region
31 January 2020
The World Health Organization (WHO) is scaling up novel coronavirus preparedness efforts in the African region and supporting countries to implement recommendations outlined by the International Health Regulations Emergency Committee, which met in Geneva, Switzerland on 30 January. On the advice of the Emergency Committee, the WHO Director-General, declared the novel coronavirus outbreak a public health emergency of international concern (PHEIC).

WHO Region of the Americas PAHO
:: WHO declares Public Health Emergency on novel coronavirus (01/30/2020)
:: Measles outbreak in Venezuela is under control (01/30/2020)

WHO South-East Asia Region SEARO
:: 27 January 2020 News release
Readiness is the key to detect, combat spread of the new coronavirus
The World Health Organization South-East Asia has urged countries in the Region to remain vigilant and strengthen readiness to rapidly detect any case of importation of the new cor …

WHO European Region EURO
:: Turkey earthquake: health infrastructure intact, WHO supporting emergency response 28-01-2020

WHO Eastern Mediterranean Region EMRO
:: WHO confirms first cases of novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) in the Eastern Mediterranean Region
Cairo, Egypt, 29 January 2020 – The World Health Organization (WHO) today confirmed the first cases of 2019-nCoV in the Eastern Mediterranean Region in the United Arab Emirates. This follows earlier confirmation by the Ministry of Health and Prevention of the United Arab Emirates on 29 January…

WHO Western Pacific Region
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