WHO & Regional Offices [to 3 Jul 2021]

WHO & Regional Offices [to 3 Jul 2021]
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1 July 2021
Joint News Release
Billions of people will lack access to safe water, sanitation and hygiene in 2030 unless progress quadruples – warn WHO, UNICEF

1 July 2021
Statement
Joint COVAX Statement on the Equal Recognition of Vaccines

1 July 2021
Departmental news
New training resources to help young people support one another during emergencies

30 June 2021
Departmental news
The first Newsletter of the Global Chemicals and Health Network

30 June 2021
News release
WHO and Global Fund Sign Cooperation Agreement to Scale Up HIV, TB and Malaria Interventions and Strengthen Health Systems

30 June 2021
Statement
First Meeting of the Task Force on COVID-19 Vaccines, Therapeutics and Diagnostics for Developing Countries

30 June 2021
Statement
Joint Statement by the Heads of the World Bank Group, International Monetary Fund, World Health Organization, and World Trade Organization on the First Meeting of the Task Force on COVID-19 Vaccines, Therapeutics and Diagnostics for Developing Countries
[See COVID above for detail]

30 June 2021
Departmental news
WHO launches List of Priority Medical Devices for management of cardiovascular diseases and diabetes

30 June 2021
News release
From 30 million cases to zero: China is certified malaria-free by WHO

30 June 2021
Departmental news
Health Workforce in COVID-19 Action Series: Time to Protect. Invest. Together.

28 June 2021
News release
WHO issues first global report on Artificial Intelligence (AI) in health and six guiding principles for its design and use

 

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Weekly Epidemiological Record, Vol. 96, No. 26, pp. 265–280 2 July 2021
:: Index of countries/areas265
:: Index, Volume 96, 2021, Nos. 1–26267
:: Kala-azar in India – progress and challenges towards its elimination as a public health problem
:: Monthly report on dracunculiasis cases, January-April 2021

 

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WHO Regional Offices
Selected Press Releases, Announcements
WHO African Region AFRO
:: Leveraging lessons from Africa’s COVID-19 vaccine rollout 03 July 2021
From exemplary mass-vaccination stations in Angola, to complex cold-chain logistics in Rwanda and model communications to boost trust in vaccines in Ghana, the World Health Organization (WHO) is documenting key lessons emerging from Africa’s rollout of COVID-19 vaccines.
:: Inside Angola’s ‘exemplary’ COVID-19 vaccination hubs  02 July 2021
The Paz Flor mall is usually packed with shoppers browsing for bargains or sitting down to enjoy a meal, but as Angola’s rollout of COVID-19 vaccines ramps up, the vibrant space in the nation’s capital has been converted to serve up life-saving vaccines.

WHO Region of the Americas PAHO
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WHO South-East Asia Region SEARO
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WHO European Region EURO
:: Small countries come together to move forward in the face of COVID-19 02-07-2021
:: Largest disruption to schooling in history due to COVID-19 measures must not rob children of their education and development 02-07-2021
:: COVID-19: The stakes are still high 01-07-2021
:: An adapted alcohol screening test will help to fight health harms in the Russian Federation and beyond 01-07-2021
:: WHO/Europe launches new monitoring tool, tracking rates of COVID-19 in UEFA Euro 2020 host cities 30-06-2021

WHO Eastern Mediterranean Region EMRO
:: Reaching people in northeast Syria with COVID-19 vaccines 29 June 2021
:: Scaling up active surveillance for COVID-19 in Somalia 28 June 2021
:: Working with the media to improve communication on COVID-19 vaccines in Syria 27 June 2021

WHO Western Pacific Region
:: 30 June 2021 News release From 30 million cases to zero: China is certified malaria-free by WHO