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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Disease outbreak news update – Marburg virus disease –…
Disease outbreak news update – Marburg virus disease – Uganda and Kenya
15 November 2017 - On 17 October 2017, the Ugandan Ministry of Health (MoH) notified WHO of a confirmed outbreak of Marburg Virus Disease in…
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Health Topics

ehealth
eHealth is the use of information and communication technologies (ICT) for health. eHealth can be used in treating patients, conducting research, educating the health…
Antimicrobial Resistance
Antimicrobial resistance happens when microorganisms (such as bacteria, fungi, viruses, and parasites) change when they are exposed to antimicrobial drugs (such as…
maternal health
Maternal health refers to the health of women during pregnancy, childbirth and the postpartum period.
Tetanus
Factsheet Key Facts Tetanus is acquired when the spores of the bacterium Clostridium Tetani infect a wound or a newborn's umbilical stump. These spores are…

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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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
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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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