WHO & Regional Offices [to 19 Mar 2022]

WHO & Regional Offices [to 19 Mar 2022]
https://www.who.int/
News [Selected]
15 March 2022
Departmental news
WHO and Kuaishou Technology provide access to COVID-19 information and mental health tips

14 March 2022
Departmental news
WHO released a new operational guide to promote COVID-19 vaccination uptake and tackle vaccine hesitancy among refugees and migrants

13 March 2022
Statement
Stop attacks on health care in Ukraine

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WHO Director General Speeches [selected]
https://www.who.int/director-general/speeches
Selected
17 March 2022
Speech
WHO Director-General’s remarks at United Nations Security Council meeting on Ukraine – 17 March 2022

17 March 2022
Speech
WHO Director-General’s keynote speech at the Thailand International Health Expo 2022 – 17 March 2022

17 March 2022
Speech
WHO Director-General’s opening remarks at the Member State Information Session on COVID-19 – 17 March 2022

16 March 2022
Speech
WHO Director-General’s opening remarks at 28th Tripartite Executive Annual Meeting Tripartite Joint Secretariat on AMR – 17 March 2022

16 March 2022
Speech
WHO Director-General’s opening remarks at the WHO press conference – 16 March 2022

16 March 2022
Speech
WHO Director-General’s closing remarks at the High-level pledging event for the humanitarian crisis in Yemen – 16 March 2022

16 March 2022
Speech
WHO Director-General’s remarks at the 4th Meeting of Global Leaders Group on AMR – 16 March 2022

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WHO Regional Offices
Selected Press Releases, Announcements
WHO African Region
:: More than 80 million doses to be administered to southern African children targeted in mass polio vaccination drives 18 March 2022
:: Africa’s COVID-19 vaccine uptake increases by 15% 17 March 2022

WHO Region of the Americas PAHO
:: 16 Mar 2022 As cases rise in other regions, the Americas must focus on vaccines to protect the most vulnerable
While many countries and territories in the region are on track to reach 70% coverage for COVID-19 vaccines, 21 have yet to reach half their populations. Washington D.C., 16 March 2022 (PAHO) – As COVID-19 vaccination continues to expand in the Americas, countries must continue to focus on the protection of the most vulnerable, such as the…

WHO South-East Asia Region SEARO
No new digest content identified

WHO European Region EURO
:: Hungary: the importance of mental health and psychosocial support to refugees and displaced people – one mother’s story of a life upended through the Ukraine war 18-03-2022
:: Prioritizing the health of refugees and migrants: an urgent, necessary plan of action for countries and regions in our interconnected world 18-03-2022
:: The impacts of war on children with cancer – ensuring continuation of care for those whose lives depend on it 16-03-2022
:: Romania: civil society on the front line of health-care provision to refugees from Ukraine 15-03-2022

WHO Eastern Mediterranean Region EMRO
:: High-level delegation of WHO visits Iraq to boost health system 16 March 2022
:: Measles vaccination campaign begins in Afghanistan to fight ongoing outbreak :: 14 March 2022
:: Integrated public health teams helping Sudan move forward on polio transition 13 March 2022

WHO Western Pacific Region
No new digest content identified

 

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WHO Events
https://www.who.int/news-room/events/1
[Selected]
COVID-19 Case Management Webinar Series: COVID-19 in children and young persons
22 March 2022 13:30 – 15:30 CET

 

21st meeting of the Malaria Policy Advisory Group (MPAG)
23 – 24 March 2022

World TB Day
World TB Day 2022: Invest to End TB. Save Lives
24 March 2022

 

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New WHO Publications
https://www.who.int/publications/i
Selected Titles
17 March 2022
Emergency in Ukraine: external situation report #3, published 17 March 2022: reporting period: 11–16…

15 March 2022
Interim recommendations for use of the inactivated COVID-19 vaccine, CoronaVac, developed by Sinovac

15 March 2022
Annexes to the recommendations for use of the Sinovac-CoronaVac vaccine against COVID-19: Grading of…

15 March 2022
Interim recommendations for use of the inactivated COVID-19 vaccine BIBP developed by China National…

15 March 2022
Annexes to the interim recommendations for use of the Bharat Biotech BBV152 COVAXIN® vaccine against…

15 March 2022
Interim recommendations for use of the Bharat Biotech BBV152 COVAXIN® vaccine against COVID-19

15 March 2022
Interim recommendations for use of the ChAdOx1-S [recombinant] vaccine against COVID-19  (AstraZeneca…

15 March 2022
Annexes to the interim recommendations for use of theChAdOx1-S [recombinant] vaccine against COVID-19…

14 March 2022
Strengthening COVID-19 vaccine demand and uptake in refugees and migrants

14 March 2022
Virtual cGMP Training Marathon for Vaccine Manufacturing: Questions & Answers