Weekly operational update on COVID-19 - 10 May 2021


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

  • Equipment donated to support Belize’s COVID-19 vaccine deployment
  • Strengthening International Health Regulations capacities at points of entry during COVID-19 in the Republic of Moldova
  • Strengthening COVID-19 contact tracing efforts in the Philippines
  • COVID-19 vaccination campaign in Bhutan: from planning to execution
  • Rapid assessment of medical oxygen and biomedical equipment requirements in Guinea Bissau
  • Launching of COVID-19 vaccination Intra-Action Reviews (IAR)
  • Readiness for COVID-19 vaccination through simulation in Trinidad and Tobago
  • Tips to celebrate Eid-El-Fitr safely, a position paper COVID-19 vaccination in humanitarian settings and multi-platform dissemination of WHO online courses in Portuguese
  • Regular updates on WHO’s resource requirements and funds received to support countries in implementing the COVID-19 Strategic Preparedness and Response Plan 2021, WHO/PAHO procurement of critical supplies, and implementation of the Unity Studies


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Emergency Response