Strengthening health security by implementing the International Health Regulations (2005)

IHR News

The WHO quarterly bulletin on IHR implementation

In this issue

What's new in IHR coordination and support

  • IFRC, UNICEF, WHO consultation on communication interventions in selected outbreaks, 13-14 December, 2012, Geneva, Switzerland
  • IHR implementation legal workshop, 28 November – 1 December 2012 Almaty, Kazakhstan
  • Tabletop exercises 3-6 November 2012, Delhi, India
  • IHR training toolkit for epidemiologists
  • IHR implementation course

What's new in risk and disease control

  • Disease Outbreak News:
  • Atlas of health and climate
  • Global chemicals outlook: Towards sound management of chemicals

What's new in the WHO regions2

  • IHR implementation: Stakeholders meetings in the WHO Regions
  • EMRO: Meeting of risk communication focal points, 18-20 September 2012, Tunisia
  • EMRO: Development of a risk communication assessment tool

Other NEWS

  • EpiSouth Plus: 1st Project Meeting, 5-7 December 2012, Rome, Italy
  • Happy holidays

2The 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.