WHO & Regional Offices [to 29 Feb 2020]

WHO & Regional Offices [to 29 Feb 2020]
27 February 2020 Statement
A Joint Statement on Tourism and COVID-19 – UNWTO and WHO Call for Responsibility and Coordination
[See COVID-19 above for detail]

24 February 2020 News release
France pledges US$100 million (€90 million) for WHO Academy



Weekly Epidemiological Record, 21 February 2020, vol. 95, 08 (pp. 69–76)
:: Progress towards measles elimination – China, January 2013–June 2019
:: COVID-19 update


WHO Regional Offices
Selected Press Releases, Announcements
WHO African Region AFRO
:: Nigeria targets nearly 12 million in Yellow fever vaccination across two high risk S…
28 February 2020

WHO Region of the Americas PAHO
:: Face masks during outbreaks: Who, when, where and how to use them (02/28/2020)
:: PAHO Director calls on countries of the Americas to intensify COVID-19 preparedness and response activities (02/26/2020)

WHO South-East Asia Region SEARO
:: 27 January 2020 News release
Readiness is the key to detect, combat spread of the new coronavirus
:: 26 December 2019 News release
15 years of Indian Ocean tsunami – WHO South-East Asia Region continues to prioritize preparedness to respond to public health emergencies

WHO European Region EURO
:: Supporting Serbia to strengthen health systems and improve health 28-02-2020
:: Smartphone app aids midwives in Kyrgyzstan 28-02-2020
:: Statement for the joint press conference on COVID-19 26-02-2020
:: Joint WHO and ECDC mission in Italy to support COVID-19 control and prevention efforts 24-02-2020

WHO Eastern Mediterranean Region EMRO
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WHO Western Pacific Region
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