WHO & Regional Offices [to 8 May 2021]

WHO & Regional Offices [to 8 May 2021]
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7 May 2021 News release
WHO lists additional COVID-19 vaccine for emergency use and issues interim policy recommendations

7 May 2021 Statement
Joint Statement on transparency and data integrity International Coalition of Medicines Regulatory Authorities (ICMRA) and WHO

7 May 2021 Departmental news
First deployment of WHO emergency rehabilitation support

7 May 2021 Departmental news
Development of updated WHO guidelines on the management of tuberculosis in children and adolescents

6 May 2021 News release
Global experts of new WHO Council on the Economics of Health For All announced

6 May 2021 Departmental news
The UNICEF/WHO/WB Joint Child Malnutrition Estimates (JME) group released new data for 2021

6 May 2021 Departmental news
The Partnership for Healthy Cities supports COVID-19 Vaccine Outreach in 18 Cities

5 May 2021 News release
WHO Director-General commends United States decision to support temporary waiver on intellectual property rights for COVID-19 vaccines

5 May 2021 Joint News Release
WHO, Germany launch new global hub for pandemic and epidemic intelligence

5 May 2021 Departmental news
WHO calls for better hand hygiene and other infection control practices

5 May 2021 Departmental news
Updated WHO Information Note: Ensuring continuity of TB services during the COVID-19 pandemic

5 May 2021 News release
New WHO benchmarks help countries reduce salt intake and save lives

5 May 2021 Departmental news
WHO launches new platform for knowledge exchange on dementia

4 May 2021 Departmental news
WHO and UN Global Pulse are building a social listening radio tool to aid the COVID-19 infodemic response

4 May 2021 Departmental news
Why we need to focus on quality care for women and newborns

3 May 2021 Departmental news
Expanding reach: Addressing gender barriers in COVID-19 vaccine rollout

3 May 2021 News release
WHO welcomes Sweden’s announcement to share COVID-19 vaccine doses with COVAX

3 May 2021 News release
WHO Director-General congratulates the Democratic Republic of the Congo as 12th Ebola outbreak is declared over; stresses need to maintain vigilance to prevent virus’s return

3 May 2021 Departmental news
Affordability of WASH must be defined and tracked if 2030 Global Goals are to be met: new report

3 May 2021 Departmental news
Oral rabies vaccine: a new strategy in the fight against rabies deaths

 

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Weekly Epidemiological Record, Vol. 96, No. 18, pp. 145–156 7 May 2021
:: Surveillance to track progress towards polio eradication – worldwide, 2019–2020 Surveillance to track progress towards polio eradication – worldwide, 2019–2020

 

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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
:: Countries across Europe send life-saving goods to help India’s fight against COVID-19 07-05-2021
:: WHO/Europe launches new guidance to make hand washing easier 05-05-2021

WHO Eastern Mediterranean Region EMRO
:: Pakistan receives first consignment of COVID-19 vaccines via COVAX Facility 8 May 2021
…Today Pakistan received its first shipment of Oxford-AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccines (SII-AZ AZD1222) from the COVAX Facility. The consignment of 1 238 400 doses of vaccines, which will be followed by another of 1 236 000 in a few days, will support the Government of Pakistan’s ongoing historic drive.

WHO Western Pacific Region
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