WHO & Regional Offices [to 26 Jun 2021]

WHO & Regional Offices [to 26 Jun 2021]
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25 June 2021
News release
At Local Production Forum, WHO and partners highlight key steps to improve access to health technologies

25 June 2021
Departmental news
WHO releases first-ever global guidance for country validation of viral hepatitis B and C elimination

24 June 2021
Departmental news
Demystifying digital health to improve family planning

24 June 2021
Joint News Release
Directors General of WHO, WIPO and the WTO agree on intensified cooperation in support of access to medical technologies worldwide to tackle the COVID-19 pandemic

24 June 2021
Departmental news
WHO announces the update of the “Consolidated Guidelines on HIV, Hepatitis and STI prevention, diagnosis, treatment and care for key populations”

23 June 2021
Departmental news
Putting people first in managing their health: new WHO guideline on self-care interventions

22 June 2021
News release
UNESCO and WHO urge countries to make every school a health-promoting school

21 June 2021
News release
WHO supporting South African consortium to establish first COVID mRNA vaccine technology transfer hub
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Weekly Epidemiological Record, Vol. 96, No. 25, pp. 241–264
25 June 2021
:: Review of global influenza circulation, late 2019 to 2020, and the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on influenza circulation

 

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WHO Regional Offices
Selected Press Releases, Announcements
WHO African Region AFRO
:: Leaving a legacy after Ebola in Guinea 21 June 2021
It is a quiet morning at an Ebola treatment centre in the outskirts of N’zerekore, a town in the south-east of Guinea. The centre’s triage and reception areas are all empty, and medical staff are relaxed and jovial as they tend to a small handful of patients or catch up on some administrative tasks in the office.
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:: Vaccination boosts Sierra Leone’s Ebola prevention 21 June 2021
While the 2014–2016 deadly Ebola outbreak in West Africa devastated lives and wrecked health services, it also offered pivotal lessons in outbreak control by stoking swift and more effective response as well as driving progress in vaccines and therapeutics.
:: Guinea’s Minister of Health explains what it took to end Ebola 21 June 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
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WHO Eastern Mediterranean Region EMRO
:: Leadership programme on epidemic and pandemic preparedness and response launched 24 June 2021
:: WHO/EU project procures life-saving medicines for children with cancer in Islamic Republic of Iran
22 June 2021
:: Polio vaccination against the odds in Yemen 22 June 2021

WHO Western Pacific Region
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