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19 Jan 2019 description
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Tripoli (January 18, 2019): At least 16 including 6 civilians were killed by the latest armed clashes in Tripoli. Some lost their lives as they were fleeing the indiscriminate shelling in Aziziyah and Qasr Ben Ghshir in Tripoli.

Today, Ali Omar Askar hospital in As Sabea was evacuated after it was encircled by the clashes and a shelling hit the facility. The hospital has been vital to receive and treat injuries since the clashes erupted on January 16. The Emergency and Ambulance department reported that one of the field ambulance was targeted by a shelling.

19 Jan 2019 description

Situation Summary

In 2018 there were 12 countries in the Americas that reported confirmed measles cases, of which two reported deaths (Brazil and the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela).

As of epidemiological week (EW) 2 of 2019, 6 countries reported having confirmed cases between December 2018 and January 2019: Brazil, Canada, Chile, Colombia, the United States of America, and Venezuela.

The following is an update of the epidemiological situation in five of the countries in the Region.

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Training

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05 Oct 2018 description
training Registration deadline: 20 Feb 2019 Training date: 19 Aug 2019 to 30 Aug 2019 World Health Organization, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Save the Children, Royal Tropical Institute

This 10 day residential training programme for health professionals is focused on the analysis of health systems of countries affected by, or recovering from, protracted crises. It is organised jointly with the Centre for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Save the Children and the World Health Organisation (WHO).

05 Oct 2018 description
training Registration deadline: 01 Jul 2019 Training date: 19 Aug 2019 to 30 Aug 2019 World Health Organization, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Save the Children, Royal Tropical Institute

This 2 weeks residential training programme for health professionals is focused on the analysis of health systems of countries affected by, or recovering from, protracted crises. It is organised jointly with the Centre for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Save the Children and the World Health Organisation (WHO).