Category: World

Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) Situation Report – 91: WHOCoronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) Situation Report – 91: WHO

No new country/territory/area reported cases of COVID-19 in the past 24 hours. The urgent need for a COVID-19 vaccine underscores the pivotal role immunizations play in protecting lives and economies. Dr Hans Henri P. Kluge, WHO Regional Director for Europe, marking the European Immunization Week 2020, stressed ‘we must not,

WHO/UNICEF joint statement – Maintaining routine immunization services vital during the COVID-19 pandemicWHO/UNICEF joint statement – Maintaining routine immunization services vital during the COVID-19 pandemic

Joint WHO and UNICEF statement to mark European Immunization Week 2020 Geneva and Copenhagen, 20 April 2020 The COVID-19 pandemic is a stark reminder that infectious diseases know no borders. All countries are vulnerable, regardless of income levels or the strength of their health care systems. Across the European Region,

WHO provides medical supplies and equipment to the Ministry of Health of Kurdistan to fight COVID-19WHO provides medical supplies and equipment to the Ministry of Health of Kurdistan to fight COVID-19

Erbil, Iraq, 19 April 2020 – The World Health Organization (WHO) has provided medical supplies and equipment to the Ministry of Health of the Kurdistan region of Iraq to support response efforts in fighting COVID-19. The 7-truck consignment totalling US$ 426 732 included 151 pallets of medical supplies, and hospital consumables,

WHO: Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) Situation Report – 49WHO: Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) Situation Report – 49

3 new countries/territories/areas (Bangladesh, Albania and Paraguay) have reported cases of COVID-19 in the past 24 hours. WHO continues to support Samoa and Tokelau with preparations for COVID19. More information can be found here. WHO Operations Supply and Logistics (OSL) continues to support COVID-19 emergency operations where global demand for

WHO Situation Report – 45 Corona Virus diseaseWHO Situation Report – 45 Corona Virus disease

Five new countries/territories/areas (Bosnia and Herzegovina, Gibraltar, Hungary, Slovenia, and occupied Palestinian territory) have reported cases of COVID-19 in the past 24 hours. In anticipation for an increase in the number of COVID-19 cases, the SouthEast Asia Region is preparing to roll out rapid response activities by engaging with communities,

Five new Member States (Belarus, Lithuania, Netherlands, New Zealand, and Nigeria) reported cases of COVID-19 in the past 24 hours.Five new Member States (Belarus, Lithuania, Netherlands, New Zealand, and Nigeria) reported cases of COVID-19 in the past 24 hours.

SUBJECT IN FOCUS: UPDATE ON ADDITIONAL HEALTH MEASURES As of 27 February 2020, 41 States Parties have provided to WHO official reports on additional health measures that significantly interfere with international traffic under Article 43 of the International Health Regulations (2005), of which 14 are small island developing states. Seven

Four new Member States (Algeria, Austria, Croatia, and Switzerland) reported cases of COVID-19 in the past 24 hours.Four new Member States (Algeria, Austria, Croatia, and Switzerland) reported cases of COVID-19 in the past 24 hours.

Four new Member States (Algeria, Austria, Croatia, and Switzerland) reported cases of COVID-19 in the past 24 hours. Algeria is the first Member State of the AFRO Region to report a case of COVID-19. For the first time, since the onset of symptoms of the first identified case of COVID-19