Philips partners with the United Nations Population Fund and the Government of Republic of the Congo to reduce maternal and newborn mortality

January 17, 2020 A comprehensive ‘Emergency obstetric and newborn care’ (EmONC) program will be implemented in healthcare facilities in underserved communities in the Republic of the Congo  The agreement is a tangible local milestone of the global partnership between Philips and UNFPA aimed at improving the health and well-being of fifty (50) million women and […]

China’s Xi Visits Myanmar for Infrastructure Talks

WASHINGTON – With billboards, banners, fanfare and flags, the government of Myanmar is welcoming Xi Jinping, president of the People’s Republic of China, for a two-day state visit beginning Friday that is expected to mark the 70th anniversary of China-…

Polio this week as of 14 January 2020

Pakistan intensifies cVDPV2 response efforts, focusing on comprehensive outbreak response, strengthened routine immunization, communication and enhanced surveillance. See ‘Pakistan’ section below for more details. Summary of new viruses this week (AFP…

Posted in Legal January 17, 2020

Bangladesh: Epidemiological Highlights Week 2 (6-12 Jan 2020)

Highlights:

Number of Measles cases are being sustained high since last September 2019

Measles Outbreak Response Immunization going on the camp from January 12 to February 12, 2020 and target age group is 6 month to

Proposed date of 2nd dose OCV will be 19 January -8 February, 2020 in Host Community and 15-20 February, 2020 in Rohingya Camps

Acute respiratory infection (ARI), diarrheal diseases & unexplained fever are the diseases with highest proportional morbidity in last week. These syndromic conditions remained relatively the same within this week

Source: World Health Organization

Posted in Health January 17, 2020