WHO & Regional Offices [to 18 Dec 2021]

WHO & Regional Offices [to 18 Dec 2021]
https://www.who.int/
Selected News, Statements
17 December 2021
News release
WHO lists 9th COVID-19 vaccine for emergency use with aim to increase access to vaccination in lower-income countries

17 December 2021
Departmental news
Launch of UN Group of Friends on Neglected Tropical Diseases and on Support of Water, Sanitation and Hygiene in Healthcare Facilities

17 December 2021
Departmental news
SAGE October 2021 meeting report is online

16 December 2021
Departmental news
OpenWHO.org: 2021 year in review

16 December 2021
Departmental news
The essential task of strengthening genomic surveillance: WHO in collaboration with GISAID organizes training workshops for laboratory experts

16 December 2021
Departmental news
Interim recommendations for heterologous COVID-19 vaccine schedules

16 December 2021
News release
Dr Ayoade Alakija appointed WHO Special Envoy for the ACT-Accelerator

16 December 2021
News release
New WHO Global Competency Standards aim to strengthen the health workforce and support provision of quality health services to refugees and migrants

15 December 2021
Departmental news
National Opera of Ukraine “In the Name of Life” concert in recognition of health workers

15 December 2021
Departmental news
Letter to malaria partners (December 2021)

15 December 2021
News release
10th Global Conference on Health Promotion charters a path for creating ‘well-being societies’

15 December 2021
Departmental news
Another 249 trainees join the global infodemic manager community

14 December 2021
News release
Seventeenth meeting of the UN Inter-Agency Task Force on NCDs

13 December 2021
Joint News Release
WHO and St. Jude to dramatically increase global access to childhood cancer medicines

13 December 2021
News release
Investing 1 dollar per person per year could save 7 million lives in low- and lower-middle-income countries

13 December 2021
Departmental news
Protect the environment, World No Tobacco Day 2022 will give you one more reason to quit

13 December 2021
Departmental news
Conference Report: 3rd WHO Infodemic Management Conference, Whole-of-society challenges and solutions to respond to infodemics #societyVSinfodemic

12 December 2021
News release
More than half a billion people pushed or pushed further into extreme poverty due to health care costs

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WHO Regional Offices
Selected Press Releases, Announcements
WHO African Region AFRO
:: Africa clocks fastest surge in COVID-19 cases this year, but deaths remain low 14 December 2021
:: Cabo Verde vaccinates 40% of population, reaches second global target 25 November 2021
Cabo Verde has fully vaccinated more than 40% of its population against COVID-19, reaching the end-of-year World Health Organization (WHO) global target aimed at widening vaccination and helping to turn the tide against the pandemic.
:: Diabetes prevention, care challenges in Africa 17 November 2021

WHO Region of the Americas PAHO
No new digest content identified

WHO South-East Asia Region SEARO
:: Take all measures to prevent further spread of Omicron – WHO 18 December 2021
:: Prioritize investments in primary health care for universal health coverage: WHO 14 December 2021

WHO European Region EURO
:: Providing urgent health care to migrants in Belarus 10-12-2021
:: Contact tracing during a pandemic: Gintare’s story from Lithuania 10-12-2021
:: Recognizing health and care workers in the WHO European Region 10-12-2021

WHO Eastern Mediterranean Region EMRO
:: WHO/Europe launches New Economics Expert Group to advance health equity 17-12-2021
:: Serbia: civil society builds bridges between migrants and health workers during the COVID-19 pandemic 17-12-2021
:: International Migrants Day – migrants stepping up in the COVID-19 response 16-12-2021
:: How to enjoy the winter season and minimize COVID-19 risk: 5 tips for a safer holiday period 16-12-2021
:: Taking a balanced and risk-based approach to COVID-19 prevention measures this winter: WHO/Europe’s advice to governments and health authorities 16-12-2021

WHO Western Pacific Region
No new digest content identified

 

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WHO Events
https://www.who.int/news-room/events/2
[Selected]
11 January 2022
COVID-19 Case Management Webinar Series: COVID-19 and pregnancy

18 December 2021
International Migrants Day 2021

16 December 2021
WHO Global Competency Standards for Refugee and Migrant Health Services – Strengthening the health workforce to provide quality health services to refugees and migrants

16 December 2021
The Global Survey on HTA and Health Benefit Packages: Interactive Database and Findings

15 December 2021
Global expenditure on health: Public spending on the rise?

 

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New WHO Publications
https://www.who.int/publications/i
Selected Titles
17 December 2021
Infection prevention and control (‎IPC)‎ in health-care facilities in the event of a surge or resurgence…

17 December 2021
Fourth annual country surveillance meeting to facilitate malaria elimination in the Greater Mekong Subregion,…

17 December 2021
Ninth meeting of the Greater Mekong Subregion Therapeutic Efficacy Study Network, virtual meeting, 15-16…

17 December 2021
Meeting of Strategic Advisory Group of Experts on Immunization, October 2021: conclusions and recommendations

17 December 2021
Safety and quality of water used with fresh fruits and vegetables

16 December 2021
Second focused review meeting by the Malaria Elimination Oversight Committee (MEOC)

16 December 2021
Fifteenth meeting of the WHO Vector Control Advisory Group

16 December 2021
Refugee and migrant health: Global Competency Standards for health workers

16 December 2021
Knowledge guide to support the operationalization of the Refugee and migrant health: Global Competency…

16 December 2021
Curriculum guide to support the operationalization of Refugee and Migrant Health: Global Competency Standards…

16 December 2021
Interim recommendations for heterologous COVID-19 vaccine schedules

15 December 2021
Information sheet: measuring priority emissions in heated tobacco products, importance for regulators…

15 December 2021
Global expenditure on health: Public spending on the rise?

14 December 2021
Framework and toolkit for infection prevention and control in outbreak preparedness, readiness and response…

13 December 2021
Evidence and research gaps identified during development of policy guidelines for tuberculosis

13 December 2021
Saving lives, spending less: the case for investing in noncommunicable diseases

13 December 2021
South-East Asia regional strategy for primary health care: 2022-2030

13 December 2021
Infant and young child feeding counselling: an integrated course: trainer’s guide, 2nd ed

12 December 2021
Classification of self-care interventions for health: a shared language to describe the uses of self-care…

12 December 2021
Global monitoring report on financial protection in health 2021

12 December 2021
Tracking Universal Health Coverage: 2021 Global monitoring report