Experts ramp up efforts to leave no one behind
Experts ramp up efforts to leave no one behind
Brazzaville, 24 November 2017 - With growing momentum to ensure that everyone has access to good quality health, planning experts from 27 countries…
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Political will and evidence-based action to end TB in the…
Political will and evidence-based action to end TB in the African Region a must – WHO Regional Director for Africa
23 November 2017 - World Health Organization (WHO) Africa Regional Director, Dr. Matshidiso Moeti recently attended the first WHO Global…
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EU commended for renewed commitment to boost Africa’s…
EU commended for renewed commitment to boost Africa’s health development Africa on course to reach health some targets by 2030
Brussels, 21 November, 2017 – The World Health Organization’s Director for the Africa Regional Office, Dr Matshidiso Moeti, has said that significant…
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WHO’s Africa Nutrition Report highlights an increase in…
WHO’s Africa Nutrition Report highlights an increase in malnutrition in Africa.
Critical gaps in data also a concern. Abidjan, 16 November, 2017 - A newly released nutrition report by the World Health Organization (WHO) Regional…
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Health Topics

tobacco control
Tobacco is the leading preventable cause of death in the world. Tobacco control actions will prevent young people from starting to use tobacco, help current tobacco…
Ethics
Ethics are concerned with moral principles, values, and professional conducts that are in alignment with the best available standards.
Organ Donation
Organ donation takes healthy organs and tissues from a donor and transplants them into a recipient.
Malaria
The WHO African Region continues to bear the brunt of the global burden of malaria. In 2015, 88% of global cases and 90% of global deaths occurred in the African Region.

Events

Exchange of Views with the European Parliament on Health and Communicable Diseases in the African Region
29 November 2017

Exchange of Views with the European Parliament on Health and Communicable Diseases in the African Region

Dr Matshidiso Moeti, WHO Regional Director for Africa has been invited by the European Parliament Committee on Environment, Public Health and Food Safety (ENVI) to discuss health and communicable

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23 November 2017

Célébration de la semaine mondiale pour un bon usage des antibiotiques au Togo

Togo Dans le cadre de la célébration de la Semaine mondiale pour un bon usage des antibiotiques (13-19 Novembre 2017) , la Faculté des Sciences de la Santé (FSS) de l’université de Lomé et l'association

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Previous meeting
05 November 2017

40th Annual Meeting of Representatives of National Pharmacovigilance Centres participating in the WHO Programme for International Drug Monitoring

Uganda Uganda was chosen as the host of the 40th annual meeting of representatives of National Pharmacovigilance Centres (NPC) participating in the WHO Programme for International Drug Monitoring (PIDM) in

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News from Countries

  Launching of the National Action Plan for Prevention and Containment of  AMR by Cabinet Secretary Dr  Cleopa Mailu. Looking on, WR Kenya Dr Rudi Eggers, PS Livestock Dept Dr  Andrew Tuimur and members of the AMR team in Kenya
Kenya commemorated the World Anti-biotic Awareness Week on November…
A Training of the Trainers session on strengthening the health sector's response to violence against women in Uganda. Participants learn how to improve their referral plans by learning about the difficulties survivors face when being referred to various services.
November 2017 : Violence against women is a global public health…
Therapeutic efficacy studies involve microscopic examinations of blood films
Tanga, 17-22 November 2017: The advent of Artemisinin Based…
R to L Dr Akpaka Kalu, Representative to WHO Ethiopia in his address and Dr Mebratu Meles, State Minister to Ministry of Industry
14 November 2017, Addis Ababa: A meeting on an interagency framework…

Multimedia

field report from Koinadugu, Sierra Leone
Stepping up the fight against Ebola in Western Sierra Leone
Survivors in Limbo
Hand hygiene in Ebola care facilities
Infographics
Sustainable Development Goals
The United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are 17 goals with 169 targets that all 191 UN Member States have agreed to try to achieve by the year 2030.

 

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