WHO & Regional Offices [to 15 Feb 2020]

WHO & Regional Offices [to 15 Feb 2020]
News release 14 February 2020
Four countries in the African region license vaccine in milestone for Ebola prevention

News release 13 February 2020
Remarks by Dr Michael Ryan, Executive Director, WHO Health Emergencies Programme at media briefing on COVID-19 on 13 February 2020

News release 12 February 2020
World experts and funders set priorities for COVID-19 research

News release 10 February 2020
WHO and FIND formalize strategic collaboration to drive universal access to essential diagnostics



Weekly Epidemiological Record, 14 February 2020, vol. 95, 07 (pp. 61–68)
:: Report of the thirtieth meeting of the International Task Force for Disease Eradication, 22 October 2019



WHO Regional Offices
Selected Press Releases, Announcements
WHO African Region AFRO
:: Four countries in the African region license vaccine in milestone for Ebola preventi…
14 February 2020
:: Supporting media to bust harmful myths on coronavirus disease 13 February 2020

WHO Region of the Americas PAHO
:: PAHO prepares a further 9 countries in the Americas for laboratory diagnosis of new coronavirus (02/14/2020)
:: PAHO prepares 8 Caribbean countries for laboratory diagnosis of new coronavirus (02/12/2020)
:: Cases of dengue in the Americas exceeded 3 million in 2019 (02/12/2020)
:: New coronavirus: Fiocruz, Ministry of Health of Brazil and PAHO provide training in laboratory diagnosis in nine countries (02/11/2020)

WHO South-East Asia Region SEARO
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WHO European Region EURO
:: Coronavirus disease (COVID-19): European Region focusing on readiness 14-02-2020
:: Poland can strengthen financial protection by exempting poor people from copayments for medicines 12-02-2020
:: Harms and benefits of evidence-based screening outlined in new WHO report 11-02-2020
:: Well-prepared laboratories are first line of defence against novel coronavirus in Europe 10-02-2020

WHO Eastern Mediterranean Region EMRO
:: Yemeni patients get new lease on life in Jordan 9 February 2020

WHO Western Pacific Region
:: 14 February 2020 | Commentary
It is time for all of us to play our part in the fight against the novel coronavirus in the Pacific
Our Region is at a critical juncture in the novel coronavirus (now known as COVID-19) outbreak. While the vast majority of cases are still in China, as of 14 February the virus has also been confirmed in 24 other countries on several continents. And there are now cases of local transmission in several countries, increasing the risk of onward spread.