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

 

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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

 

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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

 

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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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