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News
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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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News
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Thursday, November 3, 2016

Yellow fever situation report October 28th 2016

The Yellow Fever situation report of 28 October 2016 has been posted on the WHO Yellow Fever web site:
http://www.who.int/emergencies/yellow-fever/situation-reports/28-october-2016/en/

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Monday, October 24, 2016

Yellow fever situation report October 21st 2016

The Yellow Fever situation report of 21 October 2016 has been posted on the Event Information Site for IHR National Focal Points at:
http://apps.who.int/ihr/eventinformation/announcement/32939-yellow-fever-situation-report-14-october-2016

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Friday, October 7, 2016

Weekly Epidemiological Record (WER) October 7th 2016

Weekly Epidemiological Record 7th October 2016 is available at: http://www.who.int/wer/2016/wer9140/en/
In this issue:
- Real-time monitoring of vaccination campaign performance using mobile phones – Nepal, 2016
Full text at: http://apps.who.int/iris/bitstream/10665/250296/1/WER9140.pdf

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