WHO & Regional Offices [to 2 Jan 2021]

WHO & Regional Offices [to 2 Jan 2021]
31 December 2020 News release
WHO issues its first emergency use validation for a COVID-19 vaccine and emphasizes need for equitable global access
[See Milestones above for detail]

30 December 2020 Statement
COVID-19: One year later – WHO Director-General’s new year message

 

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WHO Regional Offices
Selected Press Releases, Announcements
WHO African Region AFRO
:: WHO urges greater surveillance as new COVID-19 variants emerge
30 December 2020 Brazzaville – With the recent emergence in the African region of new COVID-19 variants which seem to have higher transmissibility, the World Health Organization (WHO) calls on countries to boost genomic surveillance and analysis through the African genome sequencing laboratory network to detect any new mutations and strengthen the efforts to curb the pandemic…

WHO Region of the Americas PAHO
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WHO South-East Asia Region SEARO
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WHO European Region EURO
:: Can people afford to pay for health care? New report considers status of universal health coverage in the Republic of Moldova 28-12-2020

WHO Eastern Mediterranean Region EMRO::
:: Meeting exceptional challenges together 28 December 2020 [Dr Ahmed Al-Mandhari, WHO Regional Director for the Eastern Mediterranean]

WHO Western Pacific Region
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