WHO & Regional Offices [to 13 June 2020]

WHO & Regional Offices [to 13 June 2020]

Weekly Epidemiological Record, 5 June 2020, vol. 95, 23/24 (pp. 257–264)
Fast-tracking WHO’s COVID-19 technical guidance to training for the frontline



WHO Regional Offices
Selected Press Releases, Announcements
WHO African Region AFRO
:: Africa records over 200 000 COVID-19 cases 11 June 2020
COVID-19 continues to spread in Africa since the virus was first detected on the continent in mid-February 2020. More than 200 000 cases have been confirmed so far, with over 5600 deaths. The pandemic is accelerating – it took 98 days to reach 100 000 cases and only 19 days to move to 200 000 cases.
:: No link between two ongoing Ebola outbreaks in the Democratic Republic of the Congo 09 June 2020

WHO Region of the Americas PAHO
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WHO South-East Asia Region SEARO
:: India elected chair of WHO’s Executive Board 22 May 2020

WHO European Region EURO
:: WHO/Europe encourages health workers to ask “why?” 09-06-2020
:: COVID-19: WHO coordinates large-scale response operation in Tajikistan 09-06-2020

WHO Eastern Mediterranean Region EMRO
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WHO Western Pacific Region
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