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Committee on Migrant Workers  - 13 to 24 April Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
The Committee on the Protection of the Rights of All Migrant Workers and Members of Their Families is meeting in Geneva from 13 to 24 April 2015 to review the reports of Kyrgyzstan, Peru and Uganda The Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
is meeting from 25 March to 17 April 2015

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Upcoming Press Conferences

WHO Press Conference
22 April 2015 10:30 - 11:15
Journalists are invited to a press conference to learn more about this year’s World Immunization Week, which takes place from 24-30 April. With the world far off track in progress towards global vaccination targets for 2015, WHO is calling for renewed efforts to get progress back on course.
  • Dr Jean-Marie Okwo-Belé, WHO Director of Immunization, Vaccines and Biologicals
  • WHO Press Conference
    23 April 2015 10:30 - 11:15
    More than half a million lives are still being lost to malaria each year. On World Malaria Day 2015 (25 April), the World Health Organization is calling for the global health community to urgently address significant gaps in the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of this preventable disease.
  • Dr Richard Cibulskis, Coordinator, Strategy, Economics and Elimination, WHO Global Malaria Programme
  • Dr Peter Olumese, Medical Officer, Diagnosis, Treatment and Vaccines, WHO Global Malaria Programme
  • Prudence Smith, Communications Adviser, Roll Back Malaria Partnership Secretariat