WHO & Regional Offices [to 20 Feb 2021]

WHO & Regional Offices [to 20 Feb 2021]

20 February 2021 Statement
WHO Director-General’s statement on Tanzania and COVID-19

19 February 2021 News release
World Waking Up To Vaccine Equity

19 February 2021 Statement
Statement of the Twenty-Seventh Polio IHR Emergency Committee

19 February 2021 News release
G7 leaders commit US$ 4.3 billion to finance global equitable access to tests, treatments and vaccines in 2021

18 February 2021 Departmental news
From paper to digital pathway: WHO launches first ‘SMART Guidelines’

17 February 2021 Departmental news
WHO announces updates on new molecular assays for the diagnosis of tuberculosis (TB) and drug resistance

16 February 2021 Joint News Release
COVAX Statement on WHO Emergency Use Listing for AstraZeneca/Oxford COVID-19 Vaccine

16 February 2021 Departmental news
WHO launches consolidated guidelines for malaria

16 February 2021 Departmental news
Consultation: Draft Global Strategy on WASH and NTDs 2021−2030

15 February 2021 Departmental news
Taeniasis: large-scale treatment shows interesting and far-reaching results

15 February 2021 News release
WHO lists two additional COVID-19 vaccines for emergency use and COVAX roll-out

15 February 2021 Departmental news
WHO launches new tools to help countries build effective childhood cancer programmes



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
:: Overcoming COVID-19 and its collateral effects 19-02-2021
:: WHO reviews effect of physical activity on enhancing academic achievement at school 18-02-2021
:: New assessment shows high risk of introduction and spread from fur farming of the virus that causes COVID-19 17-02-2021
:: Aron Anderson – Cancer Ambassador for WHO/Europe 16-02-2021
:: Meet Florence, WHO’s digital health worker who can help you quit tobacco 15-02-2021

WHO Eastern Mediterranean Region EMRO
:: WHO Regional Director’s statement for virtual press briefing, 15 February
15 February 2021 – More than one year after the first case of COVID-19 was reported in our Region, the situation remains critical. Almost six million people have been infected, and almost 140,000 people have tragically died. In our Region, where people and health systems are constantly ravaged by conflict, natural disasters, and disease outbreaks, this virus has stretched us all…
:: Occupied Palestinian territory and Tunisia notified of indicative allocation of COVID-19 vaccine doses during first half of 2021 via COVAX Facility Cairo, 14 February 2021

WHO Western Pacific Region
:: Staying safe from COVID-19 during religious and cultural celebrations 16 February 2021