WHO & Regional Offices [to 09 Oct 2021]

WHO & Regional Offices [to 09 Oct 2021]
15 October 2021 Departmental news
Webinar: “Policies to develop, attract, recruit and retain health workers in rural and remote areas, and promote gender equality for rural women through health workforce policies”

8 October 2021 News release
WHO report highlights global shortfall in investment in mental health

8 October 2021 Departmental news
WHO announces the update of HCV guidelines on testing and treatment

7 October 2021 News release
WHO, UN set out steps to meet world COVID vaccination targets

6 October 2021 Departmental news
2019 Nobel laureate Michael Kremer emphasizes WASH and deworming benefits

6 October 2021 News release
WHO recommends groundbreaking malaria vaccine for children at risk

5 October 2021 Departmental news
WHO, WIPO, WTO Workshop on Innovation in, and Access to, COVID 19 Technologies: Intellectual property licensing, technology transfer, and sharing of know-how and clinical trial information

5 October 2021 Departmental news
New global targets to prevent maternal deaths

4 October 2021 Statement
Interim statement on booster doses for COVID-19 vaccination

4 October 2021 Departmental news
WHO brings vital mental health messages to gamers via digital channels

3 October 2021 Departmental news
Summary Report of Public consultation on the Draft WHO Global Strategy for Food Safety



WHO Regional Offices
Selected Press Releases, Announcements
WHO African Region AFRO
No new digest content identified

WHO Region of the Americas PAHO
No new digest content identified

WHO South-East Asia Region SEARO
:: Strengthen mental health services: WHO 9 October 2021

WHO European Region EURO
:: Syrian law student Muhammed, paralyzed by a stray bullet, takes first steps towards a brighter future in Turkey 08-10-2021
:: EU-funded project bolsters COVID-19 response in Eastern Partnership countries 08-10-2021
:: WHO/Europe brings mental health out of the shadows with new Pan-European Coalition 05-10-2021
:: Physical activity promoting policies in the era of COVID-19: is Europe on the right track? 04-10-2021

WHO Eastern Mediterranean Region EMRO
:: World Mental Health Day 2021: mental health care for all: let’s make it a reality 10 October 2021
:: WHO helps boost national diagnostic capacity in Islamic Republic of Iran by equipping National Influenza Centre with IT devices 3 October 2021

WHO Western Pacific Region
:: 8 October 2021 | Commentary Battling the Pandemic in South-East Asia
ASEAN countries were among the first to be affected by COVID-19. But for 18 months, we managed to keep the virus’s spread below levels experienced in other regions, accounting for less than 5 per cent of global cases and deaths



New WHO Publications [Selected]
Selected Titles
8 October 2021
Mental Health ATLAS 2020

7 October 2021
WHO COVID-19 Excess Mortality Estimation Methodology

6 October 2021
A clinical case definition of post COVID-19 condition by a Delphi consensus, 6 October 2021

6 October 2021
Antigen-detection in the diagnosis of SARS-CoV-2 infection