WHO & Regional Offices [to 8 Feb 2020]

WHO & Regional Offices [to 8 Feb 2020]

News release 7 February 2020
Ministers to agree new global road safety agenda to 2030

News release 6 February 2020
WHO to accelerate research and innovation for new coronavirus
[See 2019-n-CoV above for detail]

News release 6 February 2020
Female Genital Mutilation Hurts Women and Economies

Statement 6 February 2020
Unleashing Youth Power:A Decade of Accelerating Actions Towards Zero Female Genital Mutilation

News release 5 February 2020
US$675 million needed for new coronavirus preparedness and response global plan
[See 2019-n-CoV above for detail]

News release 4 February 2020
WHO outlines steps to save 7 million lives from cancer

News release 3 February 2020
WHO Executive Board appoints directors for Africa and Europe
The WHO Executive Board, currently holding its 146th session in Geneva, has re-appointed Dr Matshidiso Moeti for a second term as WHO Regional Director for Africa and Dr Hans Kluge as Regional Director for Europe in his first term.

 

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Weekly Epidemiological Record, 7 February 2020, vol. 95, 06 (pp. 49–60)
Detection of influenza viruses by reverse transcription polymerase chain reaction: WHO external quality assessment programme summary analysis, 2019

 

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WHO Regional Offices
Selected Press Releases, Announcements
WHO African Region AFRO
:: Towards delivering on health goals in countries 06 February 2020
:: The African region reinforces preparedness for novel coronavirus 05 February 2020
:: WHO Africa Regional Director gets new term, vows to step up universal health coverag…
03 February 2020

WHO Region of the Americas PAHO
:: PAHO providing technical cooperation to countries on novel Coronavirus (02/06/2020)
:: Mary Lou Valdez appointed as PAHO/WHO Deputy Director (02/04/2020)
:: WHO outlines steps to save 7 million lives from cancer (02/03/2020)

WHO South-East Asia Region SEARO
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WHO European Region EURO
:: Ensuring equitable access to health care for refugees and migrants in Turkey 04-02-2020
:: Towards united action for better health: new WHO Regional Director for Europe takes up office 03-02-2020
:: New WHO Regional Director for Europe 03-02-2020
“Together, we must build a pan-European culture of health, where health and well-being goals guide public and private decision-making, and everyone can make healthy choices,” says Dr Hans Kluge, the new WHO Regional Director for Europe.

WHO Eastern Mediterranean Region EMRO
:: World Cancer Day 2020: a call to step up cancer services 4 February 2020
:: UN air bridge flights assist patients in Yemen 4 February 2020
:: WHO raises alarm amid mass displacement in northwest Syria 3 February 2020

WHO Western Pacific Region
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