WHO & Regional Offices [to 28 Nov 2020]

WHO & Regional Offices [to 28 Nov 2020]


Webinar: a multilateral response to misinformation and data transparency
30 November 2020 15:00 – 17:00 CET

26 November 2020 Departmental news
WHO releases new guidance on integrating mental health in radiological and nuclear emergency response

25 November 2020 News release
Every move counts towards better health – says WHO

25 November 2020 Departmental news
Update: WHO revision of pain management guidelines

23 November 2020 Departmental news
Countdown to 2030 launches expanded 2020 country profiles on early childhood development

23 November 2020 Departmental news
The city of lights glows teal for cervical cancer elimination



Weekly Epidemiological Record 27 November 2020, Vol. 95, No. 48, pp. 585–608
:: Meeting of the Strategic Advisory Group of Experts on Immunization, October 2020 –
conclusions and recommendations



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
:: Act now to address the shadow pandemic of violence against women
25 November 2020 Statement SEARO
By Dr Poonam Khetrapal Singh, WHO Regional Director for South-East Asia
Urgent action is needed across the WHO South-East Asia Region to strengthen efforts to protect women and girls from violence and to support their health needs amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic…

WHO European Region EURO
:: WHO and ECDC call for improved HIV testing in Europe 26-11-2020
:: WHO’s Emergency Medical Teams inspire countries and colleagues during the COVID-19 pandemic 25-11-2020
:: COVID-19 update: doing our share, a new horizon with technological and pharmaceutical development, and preserving the rights of children (delivered in Russian) 24-11-2020
:: Health workers at risk, older adults and residents of long-term care facilities to be prioritized for COVID-19 vaccination 23-11-2020

WHO Eastern Mediterranean Region EMRO
:: WHO supports civil/military cooperation on COVID-19 database
26 November 2020 – A collaborative initiative between the Lebanese army and the Ministry of Public Health, supported by WHO, has created a comprehensive database for COVID-19 cases in Lebanon.
Dr Iman Shankiti, WHO Representative in Lebanon, accompanied by a WHO team, visited the army hospital in Badaro, Beirut, to review equipment installed by WHO for the project.
This initiative falls under a project to create civil/military cooperation during the pandemic through the exchange of information between the Ministry of Public Health and the Lebanese army on cases and other areas related to the coronavirus. This approach has been pioneered by Lebanon, with WHO providing equipment and training for the army with the support of the Ministry.

WHO Western Pacific Region
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