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1 February 2016: Briefing on IHR Emergency Committee response to Zika virus situation

Dr Margaret Chan, WHO Director-General
Dr Bruce Aylward, Assistant Director-General

28 January 2016: Briefing on Zika virus situation

Dr Bruce Aylward, Assistant Director-General
Dr Sylvain Aldighieri, Unit Chief, International Health Regulations Epidemic Alert and Response
Dr Claudio Maierovitch, Director of Communicable Diseases Surveillance, Ministry of Health, Brazil

14 January 2016: Announcement of all 3 Ebola-affected countries at zero

Dr Rick Brennan, Director, Emergency Risk Management and Humanitarian Response, WHO.

10 December 2015: Launch of a new framework to eliminate human rabies

Dr Margaret Chan, WHO Director-General, and Dr Bernard Vallat, Director-General of the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE).

16 November 2015: Launch of the WHO campaign on antibiotic resistance

Dr Margaret Chan, WHO Director-General, and Dr Keiji Fukuda, Assistant Director-General for Health Security.

19 October 2015: Launch of the WHO Global status report on road safety 2015

Dr Margaret Chan, WHO Director-General, Dr Etienne Krug, Director for Violence and Injury Prevention, WHO and Mr Michael R. Bloomberg, founder of Bloomberg Philanthropies and three-term Mayor of New York.

9 October 2015: Review Committee on the role of the International Health Regulations

Speaker: Didier Houssin, Chair of the Review Committee on the role of IHR in the Ebola outbreak

9 September 2015: Update on the Ebola response

Speaker: Dr Bruce Aylward, Assistant Director-General, WHO

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