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Monday, May 20, 2019

72nd session of the World Health Assembly, 20-28 May 2019

The 72nd session of the World Health Assembly will take place on 20 - 28 May 2019 in Geneva, Switzerland. The World Health Assembly is the decision-making body of WHO. It is attended by delegations from all WHO Member States and focuses on a specific health agenda prepared by the Executive Board. Read more here: https://www.who.int/about/governance/world-health-assembly/seventy-second-world-health-assembly 

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Wednesday, February 6, 2019

Training course “Evidence-based best practices on entry/exit screening for infectious diseases in humans”

On 30-31st of January 2019, the training course “Evidence-based best practices on entry/exit screening for infectious diseases in humans” took place at, in Luxembourg, organized by European commission DG SANTE, Chafea and the consortium of University of Thessaly, Robert Koch Institute and the National Institute for Public Health and the environment.

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News
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Wednesday, February 6, 2019

WHO Disease Outbreak News (DONs) 2019

WHO Disease Outbreak News (DONs) Latest DONs available at: https://www.who.int/csr/don/archive/year/2019/en/  

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Thursday, January 24, 2019

The Executive Board (EB), 144th session, 24 January - 1 February 2019

The Executive Board (EB), 144th session takes place this week from 24 Jan-1 Feb. The Executive Board is composed of 34 technically qualified members elected for three-year terms. The annual Board meeting is held in January when the members agree upon the agenda for the World Health Assembly and the resolutions to be considered by the Health Assembly. The main functions of the Board are to implement the decisions and policies of the Health Assembly, and advise and generally to facilitate its work.

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Publications
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Friday, January 18, 2019

Weekly Epidemiological Record (WER) 18 January 2019: Preventing the international spread of Ebola virus by comprehensive, risk-informed measures at points of entry and compliance with the International Health Regulations (2005)

Weekly Epidemiological Record published on 18 January 2019 is available at: https://www.who.int/wer/2019/wer9403/en/ 
Content:
- Application of social science in the response to Ebola, Équateur Province, Democratic Republic of the Congo
 - Lessons learnt from Ebola virus disease surveillance in Équateur Province, May–July 2018
 - Preventing the international spread of Ebola virus by comprehensive, risk-informed measures at points of entry and compliance with the International Health Regulations (2005) 

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Publications
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Friday, January 18, 2019

Relevé épidémiologique hebdomadaire (REH) 18 janvier 2019 : Prévenir la propagation internationale du virus Ebola grâce à des mesures exhaustives fondées sur les risques aux points d’entrée et respect du Règlement sanitaire international (2005)

Relevé épidémiologique hebdomadaire publié le 18 janvier 2019 est disponible sur: https://www.who.int/wer/2019/wer9403/fr/
Sommaire:
- Application des sciences sociales dans la riposte à la maladie à virus Ebola, province de l’Équateur, République démocratique du Congo
 - Enseignements tirés de la surveillance de la maladie à virus Ebola dans la province de l’Équateur, mai-juillet 2018

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News
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Friday, January 18, 2019

WHO Disease Outbreak News (DONs) 2019

WHO Disease Outbreak News (DONs) Latest DONs available at: https://www.who.int/csr/don/archive/year/2019/en/

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Publications
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Tuesday, January 8, 2019

List of Authorized Ports to issue Ship Sanitation Certificates has been updated for France

List of Authorized ports to issue Ship Sanitation Certificates has been updated for France. You will find the new published list of authorized ports here:
http://www.who.int/ihr/ports_airports/portslanding/en/
Any information related to the points of entry issues can be found here: http://www.who.int/ihr/ports_airports/en/

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News
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Wednesday, December 5, 2018

A High-Level Conference on Preparedness for Public Health Emergencies in Urban Areas

A high-level conference on preparedness for public health emergencies- challenges and opportunities in urban areas, was held in Lyon France, 3-4 Dec 2018.

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Tuesday, July 24, 2018

Ebola outbreak in DRC ends: WHO calls for international efforts to stop other deadly outbreaks in the country

Today marks the end of the ninth outbreak of Ebola in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC).

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