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28 Apr 2017 description

The Strategic Advisory Group of Experts (SAGE) on Immunization1 met on 25-27 April 2017 in Geneva, Switzerland.

Polio eradication

28 Apr 2017 description


205 Measles vaccines: WHO position paper – April 2017


205 Note de synthèse de l’OMS sur les vaccins contre la rougeole – avril 2017

28 Apr 2017 description

27 April 2017 | GENEVA - Increasing power cuts and shortages of fuel are creating an impending crisis for Gaza’s 14 public hospitals, threatening the closure of essential health services which would leave thousands of people without access to life-saving health care. The health system’s fuel reserves are sufficient for only a few more days. If a solution is not found, Gaza’s 14 public hospitals will be forced to partially or completely close essential services.

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Mosul, Iraq, 27 April 2017 - Hamam Al Alil Field Hospital, the second in a chain of trauma field hospitals, opened its doors to treat casualties from West Mosul as part of a joint initiative by the World Health Organization (WHO) with the Federal Ministry of Health, Ninewa Department of Health, and the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA).

27 Apr 2017 description

Funding requirements

Health sector funding requirements for 2017

US$ 42.8 million for 2017 (health partners including WHO).

WHO funding requirements for 2017

US$ 10.9 million.

Beneficiaries targeted by health partners in 2017

Health partners will target 4.37 million people in 2017. The targeted population is made up of 370 000 internally displaced people and 300 000 women and adolescent girls who will benefit from emergency reproductive health services.

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