WHO & Regional Offices [to 09 Oct 2021]

WHO & Regional Offices [to 09 Oct 2021]
https://www.who.int/
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

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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

 

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New WHO Publications [Selected]
https://www.who.int/publications/i
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