Villager dies of Congo fever
TNN | 12 February 2016

Rajkot: A 40-year-old man from Gondal taluka's Shivrajgadh village has posthumously tested positive for Crimean-Congo Hemorrhagic Fever (CCHF), commonly known as Congo fever.

Talks with new head of World Organisation for Animal Health
11 February 2016

Focus on joint work FAO-OIE initiatives, FAO Director-General with OIE Director-General, Monique Eloit. 11 February 2016, Rome - FAO Director General José Graziano da Silva today met the newly appointed World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) Director-General, Monique Eloit, for talks that focused on ongoing joint initiatives to stem transboundary animal diseases and high impact ones that can affect human health directly.


Antimicrobial resistance poses a serious health risk to humans and animals in the EU and beyond.
11 February 2016

Antimicrobial resistance poses a serious health risk to humans and animals in the EU and beyond. European bodies are working together to tackle this problem. Mike Catchpole (from the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control), Ernesto Liebana (from the European Food Safety Authority) and Hans-Georg Eichler (European Medicine Agency) explain what AMR is and illustrate the work done by the three sister agencies.

Zika: FAO Director-General says agency is ready to contribute to international efforts
9 February 2016

Rome - Under the lead of the World Health Organization (WHO), the United Nations system is mobilizing a coordinated response to Zika aimed at minimizing the threat in affected countries and reducing the risk of further international spread.

ASIA (China) Human Avian Influenza A HPAI H7N9
7 February 2016

The Centre for Health Protection (CHP) of the Department of Health (DH) received notification of an additional human case of avian influenza A (H7N9) in Shantou from the Health and Family Planning Commission of Guangdong Province, making a total of 20 cases between December 21, 2015 and February 7, 2016.


WHO to convene an International Health Regulations Emergency Committee on Zika virus and observed increase in neurological disorders and neonatal malformations
WHO statement, Thursday 28 January 2016

WHO Director-General Margaret Chan to convene an International Health Regulations Emergency Committee on ‪‎Zika Virus‬. The Committee will meet on Monday 1 February 2016 in Geneva to ascertain whether the ‪‎Zika‬ outbreak constitutes a Public Health Emergency of International Concern.


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