All Updates

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24 Jun 2018 description

Bulletin of the World Health Organization 2018;96:256-265

Objective
To estimate the use and outcomes of the Malawian programme for the prevention of mother-to-child transmission (MTCT) of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV).

23 Jun 2018 description

Guatemala, 21 de junio de 2018. Cada año en el mundo millones de madres esperan con ilusión dar a luz, sin embargo, alrededor de 450 bebés mueren cada hora antes de cumplir los 28 días de nacidos. La mayor parte de estas muertes son por causas prevenibles como asfixia perinatal o infecciones.

23 Jun 2018 description

The Africa Regional Certification Commission (ARCC) has concluded a 5-day meeting in Abuja, Nigeria, with specific and general recommendations to be transmitted to each country for implementation towards polio eradication in the continent.

The Chair of ARCC Professor Rose Leke on 22 June in Abuja requested strict adherence to the Commission’s recommendation by all countries in order to rid Africa of the debilitating disease in the shortest possible time.

23 Jun 2018 description

KEY HIGHLIGHTS

  • Cumulatively 28 415 people have been affected by the Monsoon rains since 11 May 2018. Of these, 17 977 between 9-13 June 2018.

  • Following the recent heavy rains, the Health Sector stakeholders have been alerted to increased risks of water and vector-borne disease outbreaks.

SITUATION OVERVIEW

22 Jun 2018 description

1. Situation Update

The Ministry of Health and WHO continue to closely monitor the outbreak of Ebola virus disease (EVD) in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Over one month into the response, further spread of EVD has largely been contained. However, in spite of the progress made, there should be no room for laxity and complacency until the outbreak is controlled. The focus of the response remains on intensive surveillance, including active case finding, investigation of suspected cases and alerts and contact tracing.

Maps & Infographics

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Jobs

4 entries found
22 Jun 2018 description
job Closing date: 02 Jul 2018 World Health Organization

The incumbent will perform the following duties:

22 Jun 2018 description
job Closing date: 02 Jul 2018 World Health Organization

The incumbent will perform the following duties:

22 Jun 2018 description
job Closing date: 03 Jul 2018 World Health Organization

OBJECTIVES OF THE PROGRAMME:

To eradicate Polio from Somalia by the year 2018 through routine and supplementary immunization and high quality AFP surveillance system. To reduce morbidity and mortality from other Expanded Program on Immunization (EPI) target diseases

THE SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATE WILL:

The incumbent will perform the following duties:

13 Jun 2018 description
job Closing date: 27 Jun 2018 World Health Organization

Call for Expression of Interest

The WHO Evaluation Office plans to undertake a review of the WHO online language training. The purpose of this call for expression of interest is to identify an experienced consultant to undertake this review.

Training

1 entry found
16 Aug 2017 description
training Registration deadline: 01 Jul 2018 Training date: 20 Aug 2018 to 31 Aug 2018 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).