Working with national health authorities to contain disease outbreaks Iraq and Jordan: working together to curb an outbreak Displaced people in Ibb devastated by hunger and disease Getting ready for health emergencies in Africa, Republic of the Congo to vaccinate more than one million people against yellow fever Video: Turkish and Syrian health workers stand together to deliver health services for refugees The distribution of the weekly Highlights was interrupted in February 2010. Photo essay: 8 ways WHO supports health in Syria Video: Healthy baby born to mother who survived Ebola Ebola outbreak in western Democratic Republic of the Congo reaches 104 cases On track to achieve the 2020 Global End TB Strategy milestones Seven years of Syria's health tragedy Ultimately, emergency public health orders slow the spread of disease, protecting individuals by limiting some choice regardless of their personal perception of risk. Getting medicine to flood victims in Somalia, no matter what Borno targets more than one million children with anti-malaria therapy Increasing health care for the Rohingya in Cox’s Bazar COVID-19 has infected at least 570,000 health workers and killed 2,500 in the Americas WHO launches the caring for the newborn at home initiative in Syria Intensive care in Iraq COVID-19 interactive timeline Emergency cholera vaccination in Adamawa state WHO restores health care services in newly accessible areas in Sudan Headaches 2. Borno state boosts immunity of over 200 000 children against measles Nigerian states declare end of cholera outbreaks SocialNet joins GOARN mission to help protect South Africans from Listeriosis, Top epidemic-prone diseases without sufficient counter measures WHO deploys help to refugees and migrants in Lesvos’s fire-burned camp Medicine on the move South Sudan: Integrating WASH and early childhood development in therapeutic nutrition programs, Ten threats to global health in 2019 Ministerial gathering to shape Africa’s health agenda in Brazzaville Ghana launches campaign to vaccinate 5.3 million people against yellow fever, VIDEO: WHO provides thousands of health workers in Yemen with financial incentive Out of conflict, a new life for Syrian health workers in Turkey Statement on the October 2018 meeting of the IHR Emergency Committee on the Ebola virus disease outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo Timely intervention saves beautiful Asawka’s life A health worker survives COVID-19: ‘It didn’t kill me, but I came out stronger’, Novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) - follow events as they happen Ebola cases rise, surpass previous outbreak in the province WHO delivers over 17 tons of medicines and medical equipment to Douma ‘There’s a lot we can do’ Providing health care to displaced populations and host communities in South Sudan Haiti launches campaign to vaccinate over 2 million children against diphtheria Health workers in Yemen reach more than 306,000 people with cholera vaccines Managing epidemics: Key facts about major deadly diseases Two of three strains of wild polio are eradicated Photo Essay: How fighting Ebola is helping one hospital prevent other diseases Avian influenza could spread along wild birds’ migration routes this winter. KS Relief gives US$ 2 million for health response to Rohingya crisis Nigeria requests WHO’s expertise over cholera outbreak Reaching out with mental health services for displaced Syrians Ethiopia joins global efforts to end cholera by 2030 Additional workforce added to Cox’s Bazar hospital to strengthen Rohingya refugee response Go.Data software helps in tracing COVID-19 patients and their contacts WHO support for prosthetic rehabilitation centre in Iraq brings hope for patients with disabilities Measles cases spike globally due to gaps in vaccination coverage The World Health Organization’s Emergency Committee has declared the outbreak of coronavirus in China a “public health emergency of international concern.” The declaration is often referred to by its initials -- PHEIC, pronounced “fake” -- but it gives the WHO real capabilities to affect the course of an epidemic. Hepatitis: From crisis to hope It encourages nations to cooperate as much as possible by coordinating personnel, funds and other resources, with the WHO at the helm. WHO delivers life-saving health supplies to Deir-ez-Zor Looming monsoons and little funding threaten health gains in Cox's Bazar New WHO Regional Director highlights climate change and emergencies Medical camps kits now used as flu clinics WHO upgrades trauma care services in Kapisa Provincial Hospital, Bringing Ebola vaccine to remote communities Protective equipment received to combat malaria WHO condemns attacks on health care in the Eastern Mediterranean Region Zimbabwe to vaccinate 1.4 million people against cholera Improving health services for more than one million vulnerable people WHO is scaling up response to a fast-moving cholera outbreak in Zimbabwe’s capital The Central African Republic prepares for Ebola response Post-cyclone, 200 000 people lack access to health services in Mozambique Not letting COVID-19 derail the fight against measles Member states are bound by the WHO’s. Dengue cases surge in the region, highlighting need for mosquito control WHO delivers largest cross-border shipment of health supplies to northwest Syria WHO trains Libyans to prevent and control deadly diseases WHO scales up response as Borno declares another outbreak of cholera Statement on Yemen by Dr Ahmed Al-Mandhari, WHO Regional Director for the Eastern Mediterranean VIDEO: Unsung heroes: Caring for COVID-19 patients WHO delivers life-saving medicines and supplies to Gaza ‘Parents must continue vaccinating their children even during COVID-19’ Nigeria's Lassa fever outbreak contained Extreme weather strains vulnerable health systems As internally displaced persons reach nearly one million in Ethiopia, WHO reinforces medical supplies Fighting the world’s largest cholera outbreak Drop in global cholera cases WHO and partners launch country-led response to put stalled malaria control efforts back on track Polio immunization drive starts in Papua New Guinea Standby partners' crucial role in emergency response Hajj health and safety boosted by new Health Early Warning System What constitutes a mental health emergency? Ebola, cholera and measles: Triple threats to communities in the Democratic Republic of the Congo In fact, when I was the acting commissioner at FDA in 2009, before I became the principal deputy, I signed the first emergency use authorization the agency had ever put forward for the civilian population. Emergency use authorization is a relatively new tool for the FDA. Loss of vision (transient blindness) 2. These are more often used in rapid, wide, aggressive disease outbreaks like the, A PHEIC might hold implications for airlines, including Emirates -- the world’s largest long-hauler -- along with. 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WHO strengthens influenza response Malaria control campaign launched in the Democratic Republic of the Congo to save lives and aid Ebola response Nigeria intensifies cross border immunization for nomadic populations WHO renews commitment to health care in Venezuela, Ebola vaccine provides protection and hope for high-risk communities It is a draft of model legislation to increase state powers to respond to bioterrorism or other outbreaks of disease that the Centers for Disease Control and others want the states to pass into law. Ebola then and now: Eight lessons from West Africa being applied in the Democratic Republic of the Congo That hospital will treat you regardless of whether you have insurance. Global conference calls for action to prevent suffering and disability from mycetoma An emergency is a situation that poses an immediate risk to health, life, property, or environment. 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WHO supports South Sudan to develop a National Action Plan for Health Security Despite conflict and instability, almost half a million Yemenis treated for onchocerciasis Using technology to tame an outbreak "WHO has zero tolerance policy on sexual exploitation and abuse" Photo essay: One Drop at a Time: Scaling up Afghanistan's blood banks WHO statement on Al Hol camp, Syria WHO responds to floods across Nigeria Emergency risk communication package pioneered by WHO/Europe rolls out globally 10 things to know about the health of refugees and migrants in Europe Update: Typhoon Ompong (Mangkhut) in the Philippines How an encounter with Ebola inspired change Japan supports WHO response in Yemen Weekly epidemiological record - special issue on country emergency preparedness Working to protect health care through introduction of the Attacks on Health Care Initiative, New Ebola therapeutic treatments Some emergency departments specialise: there are emergency department attached to children’s hospitals, some women’s hospitals and some eye or ear hospitals. WHO deploys nearly 4000 volunteers to tackle malaria in Nigeria Set to expire Oct. 23, the PHE is now set to expire Jan. 21, 2021 — one year after declaring a PHE for COVID-19 in the United States. Prepare and train public health professionals, 2. Papua New Guinea to vaccinate 700,000 in second round of polio campaign Infographic: Syria's health system at a glance Influencers, bloggers and activists work to manage misinformation Urgent need to scale up health services in Cox’s Bazar Disease Outbreak News: Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) in The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Have a confidential tip for our reporters? WHO supports the Ministry of Health to train provincial and district health promotion officers in emergency risk communication Scaling up activities to assist people affected by drought Risk Communication and Community Engagement Preparedness and Readiness Framework Communities must be ready to respond to emergencies – both those they expect and those that come without warning WHO responds to health needs in Al-Hudaydah amid escalating conflict Online course on revised cholera kits Scaling up emergency health services in eastern Ukraine: the ABCDE of trauma care WHO secured over 562,000 doses of oral cholera vaccine for pre-emptive campaigns in South Sudan Libya: 388 000 people face health risks, US$ 43.5 million needed Ebola declared over, but support for survivors must continue Driving change for Somali mothers and children Cases of Undiagnosed Febrile Illness – United Republic of Tanzania Trauma stabilization points: key to optimized trauma care in Gaza Significant increase in domestic violence across the region Northern Syria: access to primary health care gives hope to malnourished child Diphtheria making an alarming comeback in Yemen Severe anxiety 5. Tanzania: searching for polio in unusual places WHO supports home-based strategy to relieve health facilities Ethiopia launches measles vaccine 2nd dose for over 3.3 million children annually Update on yellow fever in Nigeria. Surveillance teams risk all to track disease outbreaks in northern Syria A person with the onset of hypertensive emergency may express several symptoms including:3 1. Polio outbreak in Syria successfully stopped Afghanistan: Over 5 million children to be vaccinated against polio Fast rollout of cholera vaccines in Mozambique Statement of the Eighteenth IHR Emergency Committee Regarding the International Spread of Poliovirus, WHO calls for free and secure access in responding to Ebola outbreak Climate crisis threatens health in the Asia-Pacific region, say lawmakers 120 million COVID-19 rapid antigen tests for low- and middle-income countries Providing lifesaving health and nutrition services in South Sudan Uganda targets over 1.6 million people for cholera vaccination FAO, OIE, and WHO issue new guide for a One Health approach to zoonotic diseases WHO statement on the humanitarian response in Yemen Putting the health of women and children first in the South American Chaco Antiretroviral drugs for HIV-positive children in Pakistan WHO airlifts 21 tons of medical supplies to north-east Syria WHO's health emergency response to the Ebola outbreak Essential polio vaccination campaigns resume Preventing hospital-acquired infections in eastern Ukraine saves lives Massive cholera vaccination campaign WASH in Health Care Facilities, Global Baseline Report 2019 Statement on the meeting of the International Health Regulations (2005) Emergency Committee for Ebola virus disease in the Democratic Republic of the Congo on 12th April 2019 Uncovering a fish epidemic that stunned Iraq Video: Bringing solar energy to Gaza The extension would prolong the emergency … Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar has once again renewed the public health emergency (PHE) for the coronavirus pandemic (COVID-19). Papua New Guinea vaccinates almost 300,000 on first round of polio campaign WHO supports access to assistive technologies in Mosul Active search for cases to avert further spread of cholera Polio personnel support Lassa fever response in Nigeria Protocol to investigate non-seasonal influenza and other emerging acute respiratory diseases The Pacific’s first international Emergency Medical Team is ready to go WHO has updated the global Funding Appeals Page, 20 tonnes of health supplies land in Beirut to support survivors of the 4 August blasts Second Ebola vaccine given green light, PAHO warns of the complex situation of dengue in Latin America and the Caribbean Yemen: Sharp increase of acute watery diarrhoea and cholera as deaths rise By underlining the dangers, the designation can be used to help persuade citizens of infected countries to follow health and hygiene recommendations. Mental health needs rise in northeast Nigeria WHO responds to growing health needs in Gaza Emergency procedures Workplaces need a plan for emergencies that can have a wider impact. WHO working closely with Republic of Korea on response to MERS case Caring for others helps Syrian nurse cope with the crisis From Iraq to northeast Syria: WHO airlifts over 80 tons of emergency supplies Your insurance company can't charge you more for getting emergency room services at an out-of-network hospital. As wildfires threaten Europe, WHO underscores health risks Q&A with Dr Raquel Mahoque Maguele, Team leader, Health Operations, Mozambique Ebola - Hope is at the end of the tunnel in Mangina WHO delivers emergency health supplies to health facilities in Tripoli, Libya Thus, upon the Secretary’s declaration of a public health emergency, certain activities are automatically excluded through the time period of the declaration. Expanding the COVID-19 surveillance system Mozambique: Disease detection in a box – a high-tech solution for emergency settings Each issue also highlights policy work in the area of health humantiarian action done by WHO and partners, events and thematic issues related to health in emergencies. Controlling cholera amidst the devastation of war in Yemen COVID-19 Ambassador Programme assists disease control in South Sulawesi, Bringing medicines and COVID-19 supplies to a war-torn country Briefing on WHO mission to China and the novel coronavirus outbreak Critical health situation in Al-Hol camp, Syrian Arab Republic Explosive hazards pose fatal risks to Syrians Colombian Minister of Health presents country health priorities to WHO and PAHO Nausea 6. Dengue increase likely during rainy season Contribution from Japan enables WHO support for healthcare services for Syrian children A public health emergency occurs when "urgent public health action is necessary to protect the public health against an imminent or existing threat," New York's health code states. Tuberculosis control in Aleppo WHO mourns passing of Dr Peter Salama Most EDs, however, accept all emergencies. Kiribati Butiraoi ferry disaster Pool of MERS experts for deployment Striving to keep health worker infections at bay European Region countries convene to boost emergency preparedness and response Nature: How WHO’s new science division can promote universal health coverage Video | Cholera breaks 1.5 million mark; almost a quarter are children WHO working alongside the UN and Government to support flood response, Funding gaps threaten closure of health facilities serving almost one million Iraqis Joint External Evaluation of IHR capacities in Libya Repairing the wounds of war in Afghanistan WHO responds to critical health needs of thousands of Syrians fleeing East Ghouta HIV outbreak in Pakistan affects hundreds of children WHO Regional Director Dr Ahmed Al-Mandhari on attacks on health care in the Eastern Mediterranean Region, WHO’s work in emergencies: prepare, prevent, detect and respond - Annual Report 2018 A diversified strategy to vaccinate against yellow fever in São Paulo Uganda vaccinates frontline health workers against Ebola MEHPA stands for "Model State Emergency Health Powers Act." How is WHO responding to COVID-19 in Africa? Thailand becomes first in region with WHO classified emergency medical team, More than one million people vaccinated against cholera in the Democratic Republic of the Congo WHO launches a SimEx e-learning course The World Health Organization declared Thursday that the deadly outbreak fueled by a new coronavirus from China has become a global health emergency, citing fears that the … Emergency health team deployed to earthquake-affected provinces of Papua New Guinea Most of the time mental health emergencies are those involving the threat of suicide or the occurrence of an actual suicide attempt. The … Influenza: are we ready? Lifesaving medicine and medical supplies reach Shirqat, Iraq, to respond to needs of floods victims Oral cholera vaccine reaches nearly 400 000 people in Yemen Support from Kuwait for Yemen's struggling health system Annual Report: WHO Contingency Fund for Emergencies Act quickly and efficiently in emergencies and disasters. When autocomplete results are available use up and down arrows to review and enter to select. Video: What's a SimEx? No major public health events during hajj 2018 thanks to effective and timely preparedness In an emergency, you should get care from the closest hospital that can help you. If a nation imposes travel or trade restrictions that go beyond its recommendations -- such as refusing entry to suspected patients -- the agency can demand scientific justification. Republic of Korea strengthens countries’ capacities to prevent, detect and respond to disease outbreaks Preparedness and emergency response in the Gulf of Aden 50 days on, WHO continues to serve earthquake-affected communities ‘Parents must continue vaccinating their children even during COVID-19’ Reaching Batwa communities to combat Ebola Health on wheels: mobile clinic brings vital care to displaced Yazidis in Iraq WHO strengthens trauma care services in Gaza Recommended composition of influenza virus vaccines Non-communicable diseases: stories of a silent burden on people More than half a million Somalis affected by floods and heavy rainfall, Nearly one billion in Africa to be protected against yellow fever by 2026 Increasing shortness of breath Some other physical signs of hypertensive emergency include: 1. Water filters – helping guard pregnant women from disease On the trail of Lassa fever in southern Nigeria 16th International Course on Dengue, Zika and other Emergent Arboviruses 12-23 August 2019 ‘Our fate is in your hands’: Educating children on preventing Zika Burundi launches Ebola vaccination campaign for health and front-line workers Live digital space behind the scenes for a more effective and transparent country response Ebola response - building trust and engaging with affected communities Partners support Ministry of Health to set up early warning system in Attapeu Province What is MSEHPA? For trainees, the worst case is the best practice WHO urges investments to stop measles transmission in Europe South Sudan conducts full-scale Ebola simulation exercise Ethiopia launches an integrated vaccination campaign for displaced people Video: The tech solution speeding up outbreak investigations Japan gives US$ 22 million to strengthen global health security Improved diagnostic capacity fast-tracks Lassa fever control Providing assistance to vulnerable populations in Iraq WHO scales up activities in Burkina Faso in response to worsening humanitarian situation New Ebola drugs shown to be more effective Scaling up risk communication capacity in the European Region Contact your child's doctor or mental health provider to find out the best way to get help. WHO providing urgent health services in response to displacements from Afrin Niger vaccinates 152,000 people against cholera in high-risk areas Republic of Korea and WHO launch five-country health security initiative in West Africa One million people immunized against cholera in Zambia Uganda steps up Ebola preparedness and response in 22 high-risk districts WHO airlifts 168 tonnes of life-saving medicines and medical supplies to Yemen WHO Director-General reiterates commitment to Ebola response despite another attack WHO helps restore primary health care services in Aleppo A little black box for detecting and tracking outbreaks, At one-month mark in Ebola outbreak, the focus shifts to remote areas First local cases of Zika virus in Europe The emergency plan includes: All possible emergencies, consequences, required actions, written procedures, and the resources available. Telephone counselling service helps those dealing with COVID-19 stress, The heroes that ended the Ebola outbreak Public Health Emergency Operations Centres strengthened through training WHO works to keep the world safe Polio re-emerges in the Philippines New strain of meningitis expanding in Africa: urgent action needed Eight emerging diseases and emergencies WHO responded to in the Western Pacific Region in 2018 Blurred vision 3. Restoring mobility and hope in Mosul Is it just a “touch of the flu”, or do you face a greater risk? WHO moves to contain Nigeria's Lassa fever outbreak Ensuring drinking water safety in Cox's Bazar Dr Tedros: Invest in health to end plague in Madagascar Strengthen emergency medical teams for better response to disasters Expanded polio vaccination in Papua New Guinea, Rohingya crisis: one year on World Humanitarian Day, 19 August Video: mental health services in the occupied Palestinian territory 1000 Victories: Special feature on surviving Ebola Uganda's Prime Minister lauds WHO for the support during disease outbreaks A transit worker takes the temperature of a passenger during a screening at a passenger ferry terminal in Shanghai on Jan. 30. New HIV diagnoses at alarming levels in the European Region despite progress in EU/EEA Democratic Republic of the Congo: No rest for a mobile unit pursuing the end of sleeping sickness Concept for many people, regions and countries public—what can you do to help persuade citizens infected... 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