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 2020-08-05 04:00 

World Health Organization

5 August 2020 News release Plane carrying WHO trauma and surgical supplies arrives in Beirut, Lebanon...

A plane carrying 20 tonnes of WHO health supplies has landed in Beirut, Lebanon, to support the treatment of patients injured by the massive blast that occurred in the city on 4 August. The supplies will cover 1000 trauma interventions and 1000 surgical i...

 2020-08-01 04:00 

World Health Organization

1 August 2020 News release COVID-19 Emergency Committee highlights need for response efforts over long term...

The Emergency Committee on COVID-19, convened by the WHO Director-General under the International Health Regulations (2005) (IHR), held its fourth meeting on 31 July. In its statement following the meeting, published today, it expressed "appreciation ...

 2020-08-01 04:00 

WHO

Yellow fever French Guiana, France...
 2020-07-27 04:00 

World Health Organization

27 July 2020 News release World Hepatitis Day: fast-tracking the elimination of hepatitis B among mothers and children...

The proportion of children under five years of age chronically infected with hepatitis B (HBV) dropped to just under 1% in 2019 down from around 5% in the pre-vaccine era (the period between the 1980s and the early 2000s), according to new estimates from ...

 2020-07-23 04:00 

WHO

Plague Democratic Republic of the Congo...
 2020-07-22 04:00 

World Health Organization

22 July 2020 News release New COVID-19 Law Lab to provide vital legal information and support for the global COVID-19 response...

Launching today, the COVID-19 Law Lab initiative gathers and shares legal documents from over 190 countries across the world to help states establish and implement strong legal frameworks to manage the pandemic. The goal is to ensure that laws protect the...

 2020-07-16 04:00 

World Health Organization

16 July 2020 News release WHO Director-General pays tribute to Spain's sacrifices and leadership to confront COVID-19...
 2020-07-15 04:00 

World Health Organization

15 July 2020 News release WHO and UNICEF warn of a decline in vaccinations during COVID-19...

GENEVA/NEW YORK, 15 July 2020 The World Health Organization and UNICEF warned today of an alarming decline in the number of children receiving life-saving vaccines around the world. This is due to disruptions in the delivery and uptake of immunization ser...

 2020-07-15 04:00 

World Health Organization

15 July 2020 News release More than 150 countries engaged in COVID-19 vaccine global access facility...

Geneva/London, 15 July 2020 Seventy-five countries have submitted expressions of interest to protect their populations and those of other nations through joining the COVAX Facility, a mechanism designed to guarantee rapid, fair and equitable access to COV...

 2020-07-13 04:00 

World Health Organization

13 July 2020 News release As more go hungry and malnutrition persists, achieving Zero Hunger by 2030 in doubt, UN report warns...

Rome More people are going hungry, an annual study by the United Nations has found. Tens of millions have joined the ranks of the chronically undernourished over the past five years, and countries around the world continue to struggle with multiple forms ...

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