WHO & Regional Offices [to 6 Mar 2021]

WHO & Regional Offices [to 6 Mar 2021]
5 March 2021
News release
New WHO/IAEA publication provides guidance on radiotherapy equipment to fight cancer

5 March 2021
Departmental news
WHO publishes materials that aim to provide high-quality care to people affected by lymphatic filariasis

4 March 2021
News release
Rotavirus vaccines made available for use in humanitarian crises
[See Milestones above for detail]

4 March 2021
Medical product alert
Medical Product Alert N°1/2021: Falsified Vitamin A

3 March 2021
Departmental news
New WHO report on Human T-lymphotropic virus type 1 highlights strategies for its prevention and control

2 March 2021
Statement
COVAX publishes first round of allocations

2 March 2021
News release
WHO: 1 in 4 people projected to have hearing problems by 2050

1 March 2021
Departmental news
World Pharmacopoeias support public health during COVID-19 pandemic

1 March 2021
News release
First COVID-19 COVAX vaccine doses administered in Africa

 

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Weekly Epidemiological Record [WER] 5 March 2021, Vol. 96, No. 09, pp. 65–68
:: Performance of acute flaccid paralysis (AFP) surveillance and incidence of poliomyelitis, 2020

 

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WHO Regional Offices
Selected Press Releases, Announcements
WHO African Region AFRO
:: Niger’s First Lady, Dr Lalla Malika Issoufou, speaks on COVID-19 impact on women 04 March 2021

WHO Region of the Americas PAHO
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WHO South-East Asia Region SEARO
No new digest content identified

WHO European Region EURO
:: WHO/Europe launches caregiver skills training in Kazakhstan to support children with neurodevelopmental delays 05-03-2021
:: Republic of Moldova prepares for COVID-19 vaccine deployment 04-03-2021
:: International Women’s Day: the need to build back better, with women in the lead 04-03-2021
:: Inspiring change: women’s leadership in health care is vital during the COVID-19 pandemic and beyond 04-03-2021
:: How healthy are children’s eating habits? – WHO/Europe surveillance results 03-03-2021

WHO Eastern Mediterranean Region EMRO
:: First COVID-19 vaccines arrive in Djibouti 6 March 2021

WHO Western Pacific Region
No new digest content identified