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Special Ministerial Meeting on Ebola Virus Disease in West Africa

accra-ebola-meeting-2In an effort to interrupt further spread of the Ebola virus in the shortest possible time, the World Health Organization convened a special meeting of Ministers of Health of eleven (11) countries and partners involved in the Ebola outbreak response in Accra, Ghana from 2-3 July 2014 to discuss the best way of tackling the crisis collectively as well as develop a comprehensive inter country operational response plan.
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 WHO/AU Joint Meeting for African Ministers of Health

Angolan Vice-President calls for stronger collaboration, innovative solutions and political commitment to tackle Africa´s health problemsThe first meeting of African Ministers of Health jointly organized by the World Health Organization and  the African Union Commission took place from 14 to 17 April 2014 in Luanda, Angola.
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