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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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Monday, February 27, 2017

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

Disease Outbreak News has been posted for the following public health event:
Human infection with avian influenza A(H7N9) in China - http://www.who.int/csr/don/27-february-2017-ah7n9-china/en/

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Friday, February 24, 2017

Disease Outbreak News - Yellow fever in Brazil

Please note for your information that a Disease Outbreak News has been posted for the following public health event:
- Yellow fever in Brazil - http://www.who.int/csr/don/24-february-2017-yellow-fever-brazil/en/

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Tuesday, January 24, 2017

Disease Outbreak News: Hepatitis E in Chad

Disease Outbreak News has been posted for the following public health event:
Hepatitis E in Chad - http://www.who.int/csr/don/24-january-2017-hepatitis-e-chad/en/

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Thursday, January 19, 2017

Handbook for management of public health events in Air Transport available in Chinese

Dear Colleagues,
Please note for your information that the Handbook for management of public health events in Air Transport is now available in Chinese on WHO website:
http://www.who.int/ihr/publications/9789241510165_eng/zh/

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Thursday, January 19, 2017

Handbook for management of public health events on board ships available in Spanish

Dear Colleagues,
Please note for your information that the Handbook for management of public health events on board ships is now available in Spanish on WHO website:
http://www.who.int/ihr/publications/9789241549462/es/

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Tuesday, January 17, 2017

RADIATION EMERGENCY MEDICAL PREPAREDNESS AND ASSISTANCE NETWORK: e-Newsletter December 2016:

It is our pleasure to share with you the new issue of the WHO REMPAN network’s e-Newsletter developed with kind support of our colleagues from the WHO Collaborating Center in Wuerzburg, Germany, and the input provided by many of the REMPAN members:
URL: http://www.rempan.ukw.de/en/news/who-rempan-e-newsletter.html

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Wednesday, January 4, 2017

Disease Outbreak News: Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV)

Disease Outbreak News has been posted for the following public health event:
Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) in Saudi Arabia: http://www.who.int/csr/don/19-december-2016-2-mers-saudi-arabia/en/

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