Weekly operational update on COVID-19 - 19 April 2021

Overview

In this edition of the Weekly Operational Update on COVID-19, highlights of country-level actions and WHO support to Member States include:

  • Training critical care nurses for COVID-19 in the occupied Palestinian territory, including east Jerusalem
  • Health for all in India during the COVID-19 pandemic
  • Supporting monitoring health inequities and minimizing health service disruptions in Nigeria
  • COVAX Facility delivers COVID-19 vaccine doses to Brunei Darussalam
  • Workshop and technical dialogue on COVID-19 surveillance, testing and contact tracing in the Czech Republic
  • Addressing mental health needs amidst the COVID-19 pandemic in Nepal
  • Updates from the UN Crisis Management Team meeting and the Global Health Cluster
  • Advancing health emergency preparedness in cities and urban settings in COVID-19 and beyond
  • The Strategic Preparedness and Response Plan (SPRP) 2021 resource requirements and progress made to continue investing in the COVID-19 response and for building the architecture to prepare for, prevent and mitigate future health emergencies
  • Updates on WHO/PAHO procured items, Partners Platform, implementation of the Unity Studies, and select indicators from the COVID-19 Monitoring and Evaluation Framework
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