WHO & Regional Offices [to 6 Feb 2021]

WHO & Regional Offices [to 6 Feb 2021]
5 February 2021
WHO launches free OpenWHO.org training on rehabilitation for COVID-19

4 February 2021 News release
WHO receives nearly 1 200 entries for the second edition of Health for All Film Festival

3 February 2021
COVAX publishes first interim distribution forecast

3 February 2021 Departmental news
Breast cancer now most common form of cancer: WHO taking action

3 February 2021 News release
Michael R. Bloomberg and Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus call for global focus on noncommunicable diseases

2 February 2021
WHO publishes public health research agenda for managing infodemics

1 February 2021
Updating WHO’s global strategy for malaria



Weekly Epidemiological Record, Vol. 96, No. 05/06, pp. 33–44 5 February 2021
:: Case report of laboratory-acquired vaccinia virus infection in India
:: WHO Advisory Committee on Variola Virus Research



WHO Regional Offices
Selected Press Releases, Announcements
WHO African Region AFRO
:: Rooting out female genital mutilation in Tanzania 06 February 2021
:: Reviving hope in cancer patients 04 February 2021

WHO Region of the Americas PAHO
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WHO South-East Asia Region SEARO
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WHO European Region EURO
:: At the forefront of curtailing the pandemic 05-02-2021
:: Redoubling public health measures needed due to COVID-19 virus variants 05-02-2021
:: Catastrophic impact of COVID-19 on cancer care 04-02-2021
:: WHO/Europe launches ambitious initiative seeking to reduce lives lost to cancer 04-02-2021
:: World Cancer Day: know the facts – tobacco and alcohol both cause cancer 04-02-2021

WHO Eastern Mediterranean Region EMRO
:: King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Centre supports infection, prevention and control programme in Sindh Province, Pakistan 3 February 2021

WHO Western Pacific Region
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