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28 Sep 2016 description

Context of the current situation

27 Sep 2016 description

Washington, 27 de septiembre de 2016 (OPS/OMS) – La región de las Américas es la primera del mundo en ser declarada libre de sarampión, una enfermedad viral que puede causar severos problemas de salud, incluyendo neumonía, ceguera, inflamación del cerebro e inclusive la muerte. Este logro culmina un esfuerzo de 22 años, que involucró una amplia administración de la vacuna contra el sarampión, las paperas y la rubéola en el continente.

27 Sep 2016 description

Washington, D.C., 27 September 2016 (PAHO/WHO) – The Region of the Americas is the first in the world to have eliminated measles, a viral disease that can cause severe health problems, including pneumonia, blindness, brain swelling and even death. This achievement culminates a 22-year effort involving mass vaccination against measles, mumps and rubella throughout the Americas.

27 Sep 2016 description

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ETHIOPIA

Between 3 and 22 September, an estimated 17,000 new refugees arrived from South Sudan. An estimated 1,000 people are arriving each day, fleeing insecurity and food shortages.

NIGER

An outbreak of Rift Valley fever has affected at least 60 people and killed 23 in the border region with Mali. The disease has spread to 28 villages in three communes in Tchintabaraden, Tassara, and Abalak. Pastoralists are particularly vulnerable to infection.

SOUTH SUDAN

27 Sep 2016 description

The statistics are staggering: 60 per cent of preventable maternal deaths and 53 per cent of under-five deaths take place in crisis settings linked to conflict, natural disasters or forced displacement.

27 Sep 2016 description

Health leaders at 55th PAHO Directing Council cite progress and challenges in responding to health emergencies while continuing to advance toward universal health

26 Sep 2016 description
report UN Population Fund

UNITED NATIONS, New York/COTONOU, Benin – A coalition of reproductive health organizations is sounding the alarm over the unmet contraceptive needs of hundreds of millions of people. Lack of funding for contraceptives is placing millions of women’s lives at risk.

In many developing countries, donor funding is required to make contraceptives available. Yet funding for these life-saving commodities has persistently fallen short.

26 Sep 2016 description

25 September 2016 – War, conflict and persecution have forced millions of people to flee their homes and seek refuge and safety elsewhere. As of 2015, there were 250 million international migrants, of which 150 million are migrant workers. Also affected are particularly vulnerable groups of refugees (21.3 million) and internally displaced persons (40.8 million). Of these, 9.1 million refugees and 21 internally displaced persons (IDPs) originate from the Eastern Mediterranean Region, which carries the largest burden of refugees and IDPs globally.

26 Sep 2016 description

FAO's Committee on Agriculture focuses on innovation to achieve food security and sustainable development

26 September 2016, Rome - The agricultural sector must transform itself not only to achieve food and nutrition security for all, but also to help address global challenges such as climate change and antimicrobial resistance, FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva said today.

26 Sep 2016 description

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433 Cholera, 2015

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433 Choléra, 2015

Cholera, 2015

25 Sep 2016 description
report UN General Assembly

Proyecto de resolución remitido a la reunión plenaria de alto nivel de la Asamblea General sobre la respuesta a los grandes desplazamientos de refugiados y migrantes en su septuagésimo período de sesiones

La Asamblea General,

Aprueba el siguiente documento final de la reunión plenaria de alto nivel sobre la respuesta a los grandes desplazamientos de refugiados y migrantes:

Declaración de Nueva York para los Refugiados y los Migrantes

25 Sep 2016 description
report UN General Assembly

Projet de résolution renvoyé à la réunion plénière de haut niveau sur la gestion des déplacements massifs de réfugiés et de migrants par l’Assemblée générale à sa soixante-dixième session

L’Assemblée générale,

Adopte le document final de la réunion plénière de haut niveau sur la gestion des déplacements massifs de réfugiés et de migrants :

Déclaration de New York pour les réfugiés et les migrants

23 Sep 2016 description

S.E. Mme Carole Lanteri, Ambassadeur, Représentant permanent de la Principauté de Monaco auprès des Nations Unies à Genève, a signé le 22 septembre 2016, un memorandum d’entente entre le gouvernement monégasque et la fondation « Medicines for Malaria Venture » (MMV), basée à Genève.

23 Sep 2016 description

The ECDC Communicable Disease Threats Report (CDTR) is a weekly bulletin for epidemiologists and health professionals on active public health threats. This issue covers the period 18-24 September 2016 and includes updates on Zika virus, West Nile fever and MERS.

23 Sep 2016 description

Switzerland - IOM yesterday (22/9) participated in an event on Health in the Context of Migration and Forced Displacement on the sidelines of the UN Summit on Refugees and Migrants in New York.

The panel, hosted by the Governments of Italy and Sri Lanka, and co-organized by IOM, UNHCR and WHO, included participants from Johns Hopkins University, the World Bank and the International Catholic Migration Commission (ICMC).

23 Sep 2016 description

Contents

421 Cessation of use of trivalent oral polio vaccine and introduction of inactivated poliovirus vaccine worldwide, 2016

427 Performance of acute flaccid paralysis (AFP) surveillance and incidence of poliomyelitis, 2016

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421 Abandon du vaccin antipoliomyélitique oral trivalent et introduction du vaccin antipoliomyélitique inactivé à l’échelle mondiale, 2016

427 Fonctionnement de la surveillance de la paralysie flasque aiguë (PFA) et incidence de la poliomyélite, 2016