WHO & Regional Offices [to 17 Apr 2021]

WHO & Regional Offices [to 17 Apr 2021]
16 April 2021 Departmental news
Update of the WHO guidance on the treatment of drug susceptible tuberculosis

16 April 2021 Statement
Global Advisory Committee on Vaccine Safety (GACVS) review of latest evidence of rare adverse blood coagulation events with AstraZeneca COVID-19 Vaccine (Vaxzevria and Covishield)

15 April 2021 Departmental news
Global shortage of innovative antibiotics fuels emergence and spread of drug-resistance

14 April 2021 News release
New WHO Global Compact to speed up action to tackle diabetes

14 April 2021 Departmental news
Digital technologies for health financing:

14 April 2021 News release
WHO and the International Organisation of the Francophonie (IOF) sign Memorandum of Understanding to strengthen access to health in Francophone countries

14 April 2021 Departmental news
WHO calls for comprehensive, equitable access to healthcare for every Chagas disease patient

13 April 2021 Departmental news
Benefits of continuing to provide life-saving HIV services outweigh the risk of COVID-19 transmission by 100 to 1

12 April 2021 Departmental news
US$ 1.4 trillion lost every year to tobacco use – New tobacco tax manual shows ways to save lives, money and build back better after COVID-19



Weekly Epidemiological Record, Vol. 96, No. 15, pp. 117–124 16 April 2021
:: Progress in monitoring immunization safety –worldwide, 2010–2019



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
:: Apply all tools, take urgent action to prevent further COVID-19 infections: WHO 16 April 2021 SEAR/PR/1752

WHO European Region EURO
:: Surging pandemic surpasses 1 million deaths in the WHO European Region 15-04-2021
:: Youth organizations, have your say! Shape tomorrow by speaking up today! 15-04-2021
:: New WHO Centre of Excellence for Quality of Care and Patient Safety opens in Athens 15-04-2021
:: Reducing harm due to alcohol: success stories from 3 countries 15-04-2021
:: Alcohol policies for the European Region: new WHO research reveals eastern Member States are leading the way 15-04-2021

WHO Eastern Mediterranean Region EMRO
:: WHO confirms the safety and efficacy of COVID-19 vaccines and urges Iraqis to register and vaccinate to help defeat the pandemic 11 April 2021.

WHO Western Pacific Region
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