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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

29 Jul 2011 description

Contents
- 325 Cholera, 2010
- 339 Monthly report on dracunculiasis cases, January–May 2011

Sommaire
- 325 Choléra, 2010
- 339 Rapport mensuel des cas de dracunculose, janvier-mai 2011

29 Oct 2010 description

Contents
- 437 Outbreak news – Cholera, Haiti – Cholera, Pakistan – Crimean-Congo haemorrhagic fever (CCHF) and dengue fever, Pakistan
- 439 Global vaccination update, 2009

Sommaire
- 437 Le point sur les épidémies – Choléra, Haïti – Choléra, Pakistan – Fièvre hémorragique de Crimée-Congo (FHCC) et dengue, Pakistan
- 439 Le point sur la vaccination dans le monde, 2009

13 Oct 2010 description

Geneva -- The destruction of hundreds of hospitals and clinics in Pakistan's ongoing floods, Haiti's earthquake and other disasters underscores the threats faced by health services today in urban areas throughout the world, and the need to ensure such facilities can withstand emergencies and keep saving lives.

16 Jan 2010 description

Haiti; Sudan; Yemen; Pakistan; Somalia and Interagency issues

Each week, the World Health Organization Health Action in Crises in Geneva produces information highlights on critical health-related activities in countries where there are humanitarian crises. Drawing on the various WHO programmes, contributions cover activities from field and country offices and the support provided by WHO regional offices and headquarters.

The mandate of the WHO departments specifically concerned with Emergency and Humanitarian Action in Crises is to increase the effectiveness of the WHO contribution …

14 Aug 2009 description

Contents
- 333 Global leprosy situation, 2009

Sommaire
- 333 Le point sur la lèpre dans le monde, 2009

07 Sep 2008 description

Each week, the World Health Organization Health Action in Crises in Geneva produces information highlights on critical health-related activities in countries where there are humanitarian crises. Drawing on the various WHO programmes, contributions cover activities from field and country offices and the support provided by WHO regional offices and headquarters. The mandate of the WHO departments specifically concerned with Emergency and Humanitarian Action in Crises is to increase the effectiveness of the WHO contribution to crisis preparedness and response, transition and recovery.

21 Jan 2008 description

This year, three key developments have influenced WHO's emergency work: 1) the increasing demands from Member States to strengthen WHO's emergency response operations; 2) the implementation of the humanitarian reform, resulting in new responsibilities for WHO; and 3) lessons learned during recent crises.