International Health Regulations (IHR)

IHR News

The WHO quarterly bulletin on IHR implementation


In this issue

What's new in IHR coordination and support

  • Fourth meeting of the IHR Review Committee
  • Meeting on IHR core capacities development and monitoring
  • Japan earthquake and nuclear concerns: International coordination at points of entry
  • IHR course: Now accepting applications
  • Risk communication meeting
  • Travel and transport: Informal consultation meeting on strategic approach to human resources development and training to support IHR implementation at points of entry
  • Checklist and indicators for monitoring progress in the development of IHR core capacities in States Parties
  • International Travel and Health - 2011 edition

What's new in risk and disease control

  • Japan earthquake and nuclear events
  • Vector surveillance at points of entry
  • Infectious Substances Shipping Training (ISST) - 2011 edition
  • New documents from Global Alert and Response

What's new in the WHO regions1

  • EMRO: Evaluation of training needs in epidemiology in Morocco
  • SEARO: Bhutan: Core capacity assessment at points of entry
  • WPRO: Response to Japan emergency

Other NEWS

  • Reader survey

1 The six WHO regional offices:
AFRO – Regional Office for Africa; EMRO – Regional Office for the Eastern Mediterranean;
EURO – Regional Office for Europe; PAHO/AMRO – Pan American Sanitary Bureau/Regional Office for the Americas; SEARO – Regional Office for South-East Asia; WPRO – Regional Office for the Western Pacific.


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