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الثلاثاء, أبريل 5, 2016

Publication of the second edition of the European Manual

The second edition of the European Manual for Hygiene Standards and Communicable Disease Surveillance on Passenger Ships is now complete and an electronic copy is available for download from the following link:
http://www.shipsan.eu/LinkClick.aspx?fileticket=qKzXdLZpIz0%3d&tabid=146&portalid=0&mid=64

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الاثنين, أبريل 4, 2016

List of Authorized ports to issue Ship Sanitation Certificates has been updated for Brazil, Spain, Sri Lanka and the UK

List of Authorized ports to issue Ship Sanitation Certificates has been updated for Brazil, Spain, Sri Lanka and the United Kingdom. You will find the new published list of authorized ports here:

http://www.who.int/ihr/ports_airports/portslanding/en/

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الأربعاء, مارس 30, 2016

Ebola is no longer a Public Health Emergency of International Concern

The 9th meeting of the Emergency Committee convened by the WHO Director-General under the International Health Regulations (2005) (IHR) regarding the Ebola virus disease outbreak in West Africa took place on 29 March 2016.

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الأربعاء, مارس 9, 2016

WHO statement on the 2nd meeting of IHR Emergency Committee on Zika virus and observed increase in neurological disorders and neonatal malformations

The second meeting of the Emergency Committee (EC) convened by the Director-General under the International Health Regulations (2005) (IHR 2005) regarding clusters of microcephaly cases and other neurological disorders in some areas affected by Zika virus was held by teleconference on 8 March 2016, from 13:00 to 16:45 Central European Time. You may find the statement at http://www.who.int/mediacentre/news/statements/2016/2nd-emergency-committee-zika/en/.

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الخميس, مارس 3, 2016

NEW EBOLA SITUATION REPORT

 AFTER VERIFYING A NEW SITUATION REPORT HAS BEEN POSTED

 

 

NEW EBOLA SITUATION REPORT
WHO update on Ebola situation report  is available online at this link:
http://apps.who.int/ebola/en/current-situation/ebola-situation-report

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الأربعاء, فبراير 10, 2016

Zika virus: aircraft disinsection for mosquito control posted at WHO web

On 1 February 2016, WHO Director-General declared that the recent cluster of microcephaly cases and other neurological disorders reported in Brazil, following a similar cluster in French Polynesia in 2014, constitutes a Public Health Emergency of International Concern (PHEIC). As a precautionary measure, the Committee advised that standard WHO recommendations regarding disinsection of aircraft and airports should be implemented in order to control the vector (Aedes spp.

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الخميس, يناير 28, 2016

WHO to convene an International Health Regulations Emergency Committee on Zika virus

 Zika virus is transmitted to people through the bite of an infected mosquito from the Aedes genus, mainly Aedes aegypti in tropical regions. This is the same mosquito that transmits dengue, chikungunya and yellow fever.  Zika virus,  is known to circulate in Africa, the Americas, Asia and the Pacific, has been recently associated with potential complications such as neurological disorders and neonatal malformations.

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