1 September 2014 – Nutrition clinics have become central to tackling obesity in Bahrain. In 2007, the country had one of the highest rates of overweight and obesity in WHO Eastern Mediterranean Region, with 33% of adults aged over 20 classified as overweight, of whom 36% were obese. The clinics have delivered impressive results.
Consultation on potential Ebola therapies and vaccines
4–5 September 2014
Call for grant applications to support research on improving implementation of health programmes
Deadline: 14 September 2014
Sixty-first session of the Regional Committee for the Eastern Mediterranean
Tunis, Tunisia, 19–22 October 2014