WHO & Regional Offices [to 28 Mar 2020]

WHO & Regional Offices [to 28 Mar 2020]
26 March 2020 News release
WHO Director-General calls on G20 to Fight, Unite, and Ignite against COVID-19

25 March 2020 News release
How to budget for COVID-19 response?

24 March 2020 News release
New WHO recommendations to prevent tuberculosis aim to save millions of lives

23 March 2020 News release
Pass the message: Five steps to kicking out coronavirus



Preferred Product Characteristics of Monoclonal Antibodies for Passive Immunization against Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV)pdf, 206kb
26 March 2020
PPC: Call for comments by 10 May 2020: Draft Version 0.1 for public consultation
Comment Form – PPC RSV mAbsdocx, 14kb

Leveraging Vaccines to Reduce Antibiotic Use and Prevent Antimicrobial Resistance: An action framework
25 March 2020
Draft technical WHO document (11 March 2010) open for public review until 30th March 2020.
Annex to Immunization Agenda 2030



Weekly Epidemiological Record, 27 March 2020, vol. 95, 13 (pp. 117–132)
:: Antigenic and genetic characteristics of zoonotic influenza A viruses and development of candidate vaccine viruses for pandemic preparedness
:: Performance of acute flaccid paralysis (AFP) surveillance and incidence of poliomyelitis, 2020



WHO Regional Offices
Selected Press Releases, Announcements
WHO African Region AFRO
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WHO Region of the Americas PAHO
:: La OMS lleva la información de la COVID-19 a millones a través de WhatsApp, ahora en español (03/27/2020)
:: Similarities and differences – COVID-19 and influenza (03/26/2020)

WHO South-East Asia Region SEARO
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WHO European Region EURO
:: Mental health and psychological resilience during the COVID-19 pandemic 27-03-2020
:: Food and nutrition tips during self-quarantine 27-03-2020
:: Physical and mental health key to resilience during COVID-19 pandemic 26-03-2020
:: How to stay physically active during COVID-19 self-quarantine 25-03-2020
:: Reduction in tuberculosis cases but Europe on course to miss eradication target 24-03-2020

WHO Eastern Mediterranean Region EMRO
:: Statement by the Regional Director Dr Ahmed Al-Mandhari on COVID-19 in the Eastern Mediterranean Region
27 March 2020, Cairo, Egypt – 21 out of 22 countries in the Eastern Mediterranean region are now reporting cases of COVID-19, including new reports of 5 confirmed cases in Syria and one confirmed case Libya. The past weeks have seen some of the most developed health systems in the world struggle with their response to COVID-19.
:: WHO delegation concludes COVID-19 technical mission to Egypt 26 March 2020
:: WHO, Saudi Arabia join forces to fight COVID-19 nationally, regionally and globally 25 March 2020

WHO Western Pacific Region
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