Posted by: africanpressorganization | 1 August 2014

WHO Virtual Press Conference following the first meeting of the International Health Regulations Emergency Committee on Ebola Viral Disease


 

WHO Virtual Press Conference following the first meeting of the International Health Regulations Emergency Committee on Ebola Viral Disease

 

GENEVA, Switzerland, August 1, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — WHO Virtual Press Conference following the first meeting of the International Health Regulations Emergency Committee on Ebola Viral Disease

 

WHAT: On 6-7 August, the World Health Organization will convene an Emergency Committee meeting in order to ascertain whether the ongoing Ebola outbreak in West Africa constitutes a “public health emergency of international concern” (PHEIC) and, if it does, to recommend appropriate temporary measures to reduce international spread. WHO will brief journalists on the committee’s decisions after the meeting.

 

WHEN: Thursday 7 August, early evening CEST, timing to be confirmed.

 

WHERE: Geneva-based journalists may participate in the Library Room at WHO Headquarters.

 

Journalists outside Geneva may dial in. Dial-in numbers will be sent to all media on Tuesday.

 

SOURCE 

World Health Organization (WHO)


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