WHO & Regional Offices [to 18 July 2020]

WHO & Regional Offices [to 18 July 2020]
16 July 2020
News release
WHO Director-General pays tribute to Spain’s sacrifices and leadership to confront COVID-19

15 July 2020
News release
More than 150 countries engaged in COVID-19 vaccine global access facility
[See Milestones above for detail]

15 July 2020
News release
WHO and UNICEF warn of a decline in vaccinations during COVID-19
[See Milestones above for detail]

13 July 2020
News release
As more go hungry and malnutrition persists, achieving Zero Hunger by 2030 in doubt, UN report warns

 

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Weekly Epidemiological Record, 17 July 2020, vol. 95, 29 (pp. 337–348)
:: Update on immunodeficiency-associated vaccine-derived polioviruses worldwide, July 2018–December 2019
:: 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
:: WHO urges greater COVID-19 health services in Africa’s humanitarian settings 16 July 2020
The World Health Organization (WHO) today called for greater access to COVID-19 detection, testing and care among vulnerable populations grappling with the impacts of protracted conflict and humanitarian emergencies across Africa.
:: Democratic Republic of the Congo Ebola cases rise, surpass previous outbreak 16 July 2020
:: Ghana’s community nurses deliver child health care amid COVID-19 16 July 2020
A backpack containing simple but essential medicines and supplies is all Antoinette Nuselie Segla, principal community health nurse, needs to embark on a health outreach in Fadama, a populous community in the north of Ghana’s capital, Accra.

WHO Region of the Americas PAHO
:: PAHO Director calls for protection of health workers in face of the advancing COVID19 pandemic in the region of the Americas (04/07/2020)
:: Amid COVID-19 pandemic, new WHO report urges greater investments in the nursing workforce (04/07/2020)

WHO South-East Asia Region SEARO
:: Maldives, Sri Lanka eliminate measles and rubella, ahead of 2023 target 8 July 2020 News release

WHO European Region EURO
:: New WHO study shows how Ireland can reduce health-related financial hardship and unmet need by delivering universal access to health care 08-07-2020
:: WHO/Europe expert team reaches Turkmenistan to support the country’s COVID-19 response 07-07-2020

WHO Eastern Mediterranean Region EMRO
:: COVID-19 presents opportunities for greater collaboration on the SDGS, says WHO’s Regional Director 8 July 2020
:: WHO delivers essential COVID-19 supplies to Afghanistan 5 July 2020

WHO Western Pacific Region
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