Latest information on the outbreak in the Western Pacific
9 October 2020 | News release
Region’s health ministers endorse action to promote access to vaccines, safe surgery and healthy ageing
Health ministers across the World Health Organization (WHO) Western Pacific Region endorsed action plans to improve access to life-saving vaccines and safe and affordable surgery and to promote healthy ageing.
6 October 2020 | Statement
Virtual press conference on the 71st session of the WHO Regional Committee in the Western Pacific
Good afternoon to the journalists who have joined us today, and people across the Region who are watching online. As you may know, the Western Pacific Region is one the six WHO regions, and it is home to around 1.9 billion people.
For the future
A five year vision
for delivering better health
in the Western Pacific Region
In line with the regional vision "For the Future", four priorities must be addressed to reach our goal of making the Western Pacific the safest and healthiest region.
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