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  • Statement on travel and transport in relation to Ebola virus disease (EVD) outbreak
    18 August 2014 -- In order to support the global efforts to contain the spread of the disease and provide a coordinated international response for the travel and tourism sector, the heads of WHO, the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO), the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), Airports Council International (ACI), International Air Transport Association (IATA) and the World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC) decided to activate a Travel and Transport Task Force which will monitor the situation and provide timely information to the travel and tourism sector as well as to travellers.
  • World Humanitarian Day: WHO calls for protection of health workers in conflicts, disasters
    18 August 2014 -- On tomorrow’s World Humanitarian Day, celebrated every 19 August, WHO will draw attention to the continued trend of attacks on health-care workers, hospitals, clinics and ambulances in Syria, Gaza, Central African Republic, Iraq, South Sudan and other areas.
  • WHO: Air travel is low-risk for Ebola transmission
    14 August 2014 -- WHO today reiterated its position that the risk of transmission of Ebola virus disease during air travel remains low.

WHO: World Blood Donor Day, 14 June 2014

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