WHO & Regional Offices [to 27 Mar 2021]

WHO & Regional Offices [to 27 Mar 2021]
26 March 2021
Medical product alert Medical Product Alert N°2/2021: Falsified COVID-19 Vaccine BNT162b2

25 March 2021 Statement
COVAX updates participants on delivery delays for vaccines from Serum Institute of India (SII) and AstraZeneca
[See COVAX above for detail]

25 March 2021 Statement
Joint Statement on prioritization of COVID-19 vaccination for seafarers and aircrew
[See COVAX above for detail]

25 March 2021 Departmental news
WHO validates Cote d’Ivoire for eliminating sleeping sickness as a public health problem

24 March 2021 Departmental news
Introducing the WHO technical package on quality of care in fragile, conflict-affected and vulnerable settings

24 March 2021 Departmental news
WHO Urban Health Initiative releases report on sustainable transport in Ghana

24 March 2021 Departmental news
The Clock is ticking – it’s time to end TB deaths among people with HIV!

22 March 2021 Statement
Statement on Gender-Based Violence in Tigray region of Ethiopia

22 March 2021 News release
COVID-19 highlights urgent need to reboot global effort to end tuberculosis

22 March 2021 Departmental news
Campaign launched to make 30 km/h streets the norm for cities worldwide

22 March 2021 News release
WHO announces 2nd edition Health for All Film Festival shortlist and jury composition

22 March 2021 Departmental news
WHO announces updated guidance on the systematic screening for tuberculosis



Weekly Epidemiological Record, Vol. 96, No. 12, pp. 80m- 104, 26 March 2021
:: Antigenic and genetic characteristics of zoonotic influenza A viruses and development of candidate vaccine viruses for pandemic preparedness



WHO Regional Offices
Selected Press Releases, Announcements
WHO African Region AFRO
:: A Women Leader Received “Her Heart’s Desire”, i.e. COVID-19 Vaccine 22 March 2021

WHO Region of the Americas PAHO
No new digest content identified

WHO South-East Asia Region SEARO
No new digest content identified

WHO European Region EURO
:: Youth in Uzbekistan: personal stories of living through the COVID-19 pandemic 26-03-2021
:: Dr Kluge meets Ophelia, a TB patient from Azerbaijan 24-03-2021
:: WHO/Europe and ECDC joint press release: Ending tuberculosis is a race against time and drug resistance 22-03-2021

WHO Eastern Mediterranean Region EMRO
:: Iraq receives first delivery of COVID-19 vaccines through the COVAX Facility 26 March 2021
:: COVID-19 vaccines delivered through COVAX Facility arrive in Lebanon 25 March 2021
:: WHO condemns attacks on residential neighbourhoods in Aleppo 23 March 2021

WHO Western Pacific Region
:: 23 March 2021 | Feature story Hope and vigilance as COVID-19 vaccines reach the Western Pacific
:: 23 March 2021 | Statement Vaccines offer hope but are no silver bullet