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Monday, April 24, 2017

Disease Outbreak News: Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) in United Arab Emirates

Please note that a Disease Outbreak News has been posted on the WHO website for the following public health event:
Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) in United Arab Emirates: http://www.who.int/csr/don/24-april-2017-mers-uae/en/

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Friday, April 21, 2017

Disease Outbreak News: Human infection with avian influenza A(H7N9) in China

Please note that a Disease Outbreak News has been posted on the WHO website for the following public health event:
- Human infection with avian influenza A(H7N9) in Chin: http://www.who.int/csr/don/20-april-2017-ah7n9-china/en/

 

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Thursday, April 13, 2017

Meeting reports of the Scientific and Technical Advisory Group on Geographical Yellow Fever Risk Mapping (GRYF) published on WHO/GRYF page

Four meeting reports of the Scientific and Technical Advisory Group on Geographical Yellow Fever Risk Mapping (GRYF) have been published on the WHO/GRYF page
You can find them under the following link:  http://www.who.int/ith/yellow-fever-risk-mapping/GRYF-meeting-reports/en/

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Wednesday, April 12, 2017

International Travel and Health - Chapter 6 (update 2017) published on WHO/ITH website

The International Travel and Health -  Chapter 6 (update 2017) has been published on the WHO/ITH website.
You can find it under the following link: http://www.who.int/ith/ITH-Chapter6.pdf?ua=1
WHO/ITH website: http://www.who.int/ith/en/

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Wednesday, April 5, 2017

Disease Outbreak News: Yellow fever in Brazil

Dear Colleagues,
Please note for your information that a Disease Outbreak News has been posted on WHO website for the following public health event:
Yellow fever in Brazil - http://www.who.int/csr/don/04-april-2017-yellow-fever-brazil/en/

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News
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Wednesday, April 5, 2017

Disease Outbreak News: Human infection with avian influenza A(H7N9) in China

Dear Colleagues,
Please note for your information that a Disease Outbreak News has been posted on WHO website for the following public health event:
- Human infection with avian influenza A(H7N9) in China - http://www.who.int/csr/don/05-april-2017-ah7n9-china/en/

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Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Disease Outbreak News: Yellow fever in Suriname

Please note for your information that a Disease Outbreak News has been posted for the following public health event:
Yellow fever in Suriname - http://www.who.int/csr/don/28-march-2017-yellow-fever-suriname/en/

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Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Guidance and Tools information updated on PAGNet

Dear Colleagues,

Please be informed that Guidance and Tools information has been updated on PAGNet with new publications in different languages.
URL: https://extranet.who.int/pagnet/?q=content/guidance-and-tools

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Thursday, March 16, 2017

WHO Simulation Exercise Manual available online

 

Simulation exercises have been identified as a key component in the validation of core capacities under the International Health Regulation monitoring and evaluation framework (2016), which was noted by the Sixty-ninth World Health Assembly. Simulation exercises, along with After Action Reviews (AAR), represent the functional assessment of capacities and complement the self-assessments (Annual Reporting), independent reviews, and external evaluations (Joint External Evaluation (JEE)). 

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Friday, March 10, 2017

Lassa Fever – Benin, Togo and Burkina Faso

On 20 February 2017, the Ministry of Health of Benin notified WHO of a Lassa fever case in Tchaourou district, Borgou Department, Benin, close to the border with Nigeria. Read more at WHO disease outbreak news http://www.who.int/csr/don/10-march-2017-lassa-fever-benin-togo-burkina-faso/en/

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