WHO & Regional Offices [to 24 Apr 2021]

WHO & Regional Offices [to 24 Apr 2021]
23 April 2021 Departmental news
Fair Pricing Forum ends with good intentions and new undertakings from WHO

23 April 2021 News release
ACT-Accelerator one year on

23 April 2021 News release
COVID-19 continues to disrupt essential health services in 90% of countries

22 April 2021 Statement
Statement of the Strategic Advisory Group of Experts (SAGE) on Immunization: Continued review of emerging evidence on AstraZeneca COVID-19 Vaccines
[See COVID above for detail]

21 April 2021 News release
World Malaria Day: WHO launches effort to stamp out malaria in 25 more countries by 2025

20 April 2021 Departmental news
RTS,S malaria vaccine reaches more than 650 000 children in Ghana, Kenya and Malawi through groundbreaking pilot programme

20 April 2021 Departmental news
Message from Director SRH/HRP

20 April 2021 Departmental news
WHO validates Gambia for having eliminated trachoma as a public health problem

19 April 2021 Departmental news
Applications for the 23rd WHO Expert Committee on Selection and Use of Essential Medicines available for public review and comment

19 April 2021 Statement
Statement on the seventh meeting of the International Health Regulations (2005) Emergency Committee regarding the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic
[See COVID above for detail]



Weekly Epidemiological Record, Vol. 96, No. 16, pp. 125–132 23 April 2021
:: WHO’s role in SARS-CoV-2 laboratory diagnostics: an end-to-end approach



WHO Regional Offices
Selected Press Releases, Announcements
WHO African Region AFRO
:: Cabo Verde attains zero local malaria transmission 22 April 2021
:: Boosting equity to malaria prevention in Malawi through vaccination 22 April 2021
:: Getting malaria prevention back on track 22 April 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
:: Technical experts advise on how to ensure the best possible schooling during COVID-19 23-04-2021
:: WHO, FAO, and OIE call for stronger coordination in mitigating health threats 23-04-2021
:: COVAX helps make equitable access to COVID-19 vaccines a reality in the WHO European Region 23-04-2021
:: New report from WHO on health spending calls on governments not to repeat past mistakes when rebuilding from COVID-19 22-04-2021
:: Using the arts to improve health: WHO pioneers large-scale, arts-based health interventions 21-04-2021

WHO Eastern Mediterranean Region EMRO
:: World Immunization Week 2021 22 April 2021
:: Syria receives its first delivery of COVID-19 vaccines through the COVAX Facility
22 April 2021

WHO Western Pacific Region
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