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WHO Launches Global Registry Of Medical Response Teams For Humanitarian Crises

Agence France-Presse: WHO sets up emergency rapid response network
“The World Health Organization launched a new network of rapid response medical teams Wednesday to react to humanitarian crises across the globe…” (4/8).

U.N. News Centre: U.N. agency kicks off registry of vetted medical emergency teams, drawing lessons from past crises
“With global crises on the rise, the United Nations World Health Organization (WHO) [Wednesday] announced that its new registration system will enable it to build a global roster of foreign medical response teams ready to deploy in response to tsunamis, typhoons, floods, and outbreaks, such as Ebola and cholera…” (4/8).

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