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  • Regional training workshop held on Zika virus diagnostics
    17 May 201717 May 2017 - WHO conducted a training workshop on laboratory diagnostics of Zika virus for health laboratory professionals from countries covered by WHO’s Regional Office of the Eastern Mediterranean at the Central Public Health Laboratory of Jordan in Amman, Jordan.
  • Regional training workshop held on Zika virus diagnostics
    17 May 201717 May 2017 - WHO conducted a training workshop on laboratory diagnostics of Zika virus for health laboratory professionals from countries covered by WHO’s Regional Office of the Eastern Mediterranean at the Central Public Health Laboratory of Jordan in Amman, Jordan.
  • Countries urged to enhance preparedness and readiness measures for Zika virus infection in the Region
    03 March 201603 March 2016 – The World Health Organization (WHO) Regional Office for the Eastern Mediterranean invited representatives from ministries of health in the Region to 2 rounds of emergency meetings to share information on Zika virus infection and associated conditions and discuss implementation of public health measures to prepare for, and respond to, any possible spread in the Region.
  • Countries urged to enhance preparedness and readiness measures for Zika virus infection in the Region
    03 March 201603 March 2016 – The World Health Organization (WHO) Regional Office for the Eastern Mediterranean invited representatives from ministries of health in the Region to 2 rounds of emergency meetings to share information on Zika virus infection and associated conditions and discuss implementation of public health measures to prepare for, and respond to, any possible spread in the Region.
  • Countries urged to enhance preparedness and readiness measures for Zika virus infection in the Region
    03 March 201603 March 2016 – The World Health Organization (WHO) Regional Office for the Eastern Mediterranean invited representatives from ministries of health in the Region to 2 rounds of emergency meetings to share information on Zika virus infection and associated conditions and discuss implementation of public health measures to prepare for, and respond to, any possible spread in the Region.
  • WHO calls on countries of the Region to take steps to prevent Zika virus
    01 February 2016Cairo - 31 January 2016 - As the Zika virus outbreak continues to spread reaching to 24 countries in the Americas (as of 27 January) the World Health Organization’s (WHO) Eastern Mediterranean Regional Director is calling on governments to work together to keep the Region protected.

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