WHO & Regional Offices [to 31 Oct 2020]

WHO & Regional Offices [to 31 Oct 2020]

30 October 2020 News release
As COVID-19 spread accelerates, IHR Emergency Committee urges focus on measures that work

30 October 2020 Statement
Statement on the fifth meeting of the International Health Regulations (2005) Emergency Committee regarding the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic

30 October 2020 Departmental news
Start of 1st WHO infodemic management training

29 October 2020 Departmental news
Young people and digital health interventions: working together to design better

29 October 2020 Country mission
Launch of the NCD Investment Case for the Russian Federation: Prevention and control of non-communicable diseases as a catalyst of economic growth and social well-being in Russia

27 October 2020 Departmental news
Beijing+25: where are we now, and where do we go next?



Weekly Epidemiological Record, 30 October 2020, vol. 95, 44 (pp. 525–544)
:: Antigenic and genetic characteristics of zoonotic influenza A viruses and development of candidate vaccine viruses for pandemic preparedness
:: WHO seasonal influenza vaccination recommendations during the COVID-19 pandemic



WHO Regional Offices
Selected Press Releases, Announcements
WHO African Region AFRO
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WHO Region of the Americas PAHO
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WHO South-East Asia Region SEARO
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WHO European Region EURO
:: The challenge of winter during COVID-19 for poor families 30-10-2020
:: Cities against COVID-19: citizens seek a “better normal” of urban life 30-10-2020
:: COVID-19: Taking stock and moving forward together 29-10-2020
:: Roadmap sets direction of Pan-European Commission on Health and Sustainable Development 29-10-2020
:: WHO delivers emergency medical supplies in response to conflict in and around Nagorno-Karabakh 27-10-2020

WHO Eastern Mediterranean Region EMRO
:: WHO and partners affirm support to end polio in Pakistan 25 October 2020
:: Regional Director arrives in Syria, hands-over medical supplies during his visit to Syria
24 October 2020
:: Health workers celebrated on World Polio Day in Somalia 24 October 2020

WHO Western Pacific Region
:: Investing in mental health during the COVID-19 pandemic 29 October 2020