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Friday, December 2, 2016

Weekly Epidemiological Record (WER) December 2nd 2016

Weekly Epidemiological Record 2nd December 2016 is available at: http://www.who.int/wer/2016/wer9148/en/
In this issue:
-  Meeting of the Strategic Advisory Group of Experts on immunization, October 2016 – conclusions and recommendations
-  Monthly report on dracunculiasis cases, January– October 2016
Full text at: http://apps.who.int/iris/bitstream/10665/251810/1/WER9148.pdf?ua=1

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Friday, December 2, 2016

Relevé épidémiologique hebdomadaire (REH) 2 décembre 2016

Relevé épidémiologique hebdomadaire (REH) du 2 décembre 2016 est disponible sur: http://www.who.int/wer/2016/wer9148/fr/
Dans ce numéro:
- Réunion du Groupe stratégique consultatif d’experts sur la vaccination, octobre 2016 – conclusions et recommandations
- Rapport mensuel des cas de dracunculose, janvier-octobre 2016
Texte intégral: http://apps.who.int/iris/bitstream/10665/251810/1/WER9148.pdf?ua=1

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Wednesday, November 30, 2016

WHO Lyon Office activity report January 2015 — September 2016

Dear colleagues,

Please note that the WHO Lyon Office activity report, Support to Countries for Strengthening Public Health Capacities Required under the IHR (2005), is now available online.
The report is available in English and French:
http://www.who.int/ihr/publications/activity_report_2015/en/
http://www.who.int/ihr/publications/activity_report_2015/fr/

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Friday, November 25, 2016

Disease Outbreak News: Rift Valley Fever in Niger

Disease Outbreak News has been posted for the following public health event:
Rift Valley Fever in Niger: http://www.who.int/csr/don/24-november-2016-rift-valley-fever-niger/en/

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Tuesday, November 22, 2016

5th meeting of the Emergency Committee under the International Health Regulations (2005) regarding microcephaly, other neurological disorders and Zika virus

The fifth meeting of the Emergency Committee (EC) on Zika and microcephaly convened by the Director-General under the International Health Regulations (IHR 2005) regarding microcephaly, other neurological disorders and Zika virus was held by teleconference on 18 November 2016. Read more here: http://www.who.int/mediacentre/news/statements/2016/zika-fifth-ec/en/

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Tuesday, November 22, 2016

POLIO: Statement of the 11th IHR Emergency Committee regarding the international spread of poliovirus

The eleventh meeting of the Emergency Committee under the International Health Regulations (2005) (IHR) regarding the international spread of poliovirus was convened via teleconference by the Director General on 11 November 2016.
Read more here: http://www.who.int/mediacentre/news/statements/2016/11th-ihr-polio/en/

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Thursday, November 3, 2016

WHO Bulletin, Volume 94, Number 11, November 2016, 785-860

WHO Bulletin, Volume 94, Number 11, November 2016, 785-860 now published and available at: http://www.who.int/bulletin/volumes/94/11/en/
Highlights from the November 2016 issue:
- Why we need research on community-based health workers
- The elimination of mother-to-child transmission of HIV and syphilis in Cuba and Thailand
- Growing awareness of transgender health
- Interview: health reform in Kazakhstan
- Tracking microcephaly in Brazil
- Hepatitis B immunization in adults in Australia

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