The States Parties Annual Reporting (SPAR) process as an advocacy and networking tool.
A series of national workshops in the WHO EURO’s Central Asian priority-country Hub - Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan and Kazakhstan - took place between October and December 2018.
The aim of these... Read More
14 December 2018 - The Pandemic Influenza Preparedness (PIP) Secretariat is pleased to announce the publication of the final report on implementation of the Partnership Contribution (PC)High-Level Implementation Plan I (HLIP I). It presents the achievements and impact of the work... Read More
The International Health Regulations (IHR (2005)) require 196 States Parties to the IHR to detect, assess, report, and respond to potential public health emergencies of international concern (PHEIC) in a timely manner at all levels of government. Improving collaboration between t... Read More
Influenza pandemics are unpredictable but recognized as recurring events that can have serious consequences on human health and economic well-being worldwide. After an outbreak of Avian Influenza (H5N1) virus in 1997 in poultry in Hong Kong SAR, China, in 2003, the avian and othe... Read More
At December meetings in Hong Kong the WHO Strategic Partnership for IHR and Health Security (SPH) held global consultations on pandemic influenza preparedness and improving collaboration between military and civilian health sectors.
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Given the uniqueness of implementing JEEs in special context countries (Federated States, Overseas Territories, Small Island Developing States and Countries in Conflict), WHO convened a global meeting with representatives from special context Member States, partner organizations... Read More
A highly infectious strain of deadly bacteria has been released at a music festival and other public events in multiple countries—this is the fictional scenario that confronted participants in Exercise Crystal from 4 to 5 December.
Representatives from 29 countries and areas acro... Read More
A simulation for a global pandemic response involving more than 40 countries will take place 4-6 December, 2018, coordinated by the World Health Organization’s Global Emergency Operations Centre (EOC) and by the EOC Network, a global network of health emergency operations centres... Read More
This Weekly Bulletin focuses on selected acute public health emergencies occurring in the WHO African Region. The WHO Health Emergencies Programme is currently monitoring 57 events in the region. This week’s edition covers key new and ongoing events, including:
Ebola virus disea... Read More
Zoom in - contribution to one billion people protected from health emergencies – WHO 13th Global Programme of Work
The WHO 13th General Programme of Work (GPW 13) was adopted by Member States in May 2018. It has three interconnected strategic priorities to ensure healthy lives an... Read More