WHO & Regional Offices [to 25 July 2020]

WHO & Regional Offices [to 25 July 2020]

 

New COVID-19 Law Lab to provide vital legal information and support for the global COVID-19 response
22 July 2020 News release New York/Geneva
[See COVID-19 above for detail]
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Weekly Epidemiological Record, 24 July 2020, vol. 95, 30 (pp. 349–360)
WHO Alliance for the Global Elimination of Trachoma by 2020: progress report, 2019

 

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WHO Regional Offices
Selected Press Releases, Announcements
WHO African Region AFRO
:: Over 10 000 health workers in Africa infected with COVID-19 23 July 2020
The World Health Organization (WHO) today warned of the threat posed by COVID-19 to health workers across Africa. More than 10 000 health workers in the 40 countries which have reported on such infections have been infected with COVID-19 so far, a sign of the challenges medical staff on the frontlines of the outbreak face.
:: WHO, Africa CDC in joint push for COVID-19 traditional medicine research in Africa
22 July 2020

WHO Region of the Americas PAHO
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WHO South-East Asia Region SEARO
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WHO European Region EURO
:: Prison nurse Deanna Mezen guarantees continuity of care for detainees 24-07-2020
:: Countries commit to meeting SDGs in face of pandemic 23-07-2020
:: WHO Regional Director for Europe signs agreement for new centre of excellence and visits Gaziantep, marking 60 years of cooperation with Turkey 22-07-2020
:: Altynai Karakhoishiyeva: helping women give birth during the COVID-19 pandemic 21-07-2020

WHO Eastern Mediterranean Region EMRO
:: Confronting outbreaks in Somalia 22 July 2020
:: WHO delivers 16 CT scan machines to Islamic Republic of Iran 21 July 2020
:: Essential polio vaccination campaigns resume  20 July 2020

WHO Western Pacific Region
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