Lesotho WHO Country Office

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The mission of the WHO Lesotho Country Office is to promote the attainment of the highest sustainable level of health by all people living in Lesotho through collaboration with the government and other partners in health development and the provision of technical and logistic support to country programmes.

  • WHO Lesotho - 2014 Quarterly Newsletter—Issue 3 Inside this issue: Welcome Message 1Ebola Virus Disease Update 2IMPAC & Family Planning Adaption 2Annual Joint Review 3News in Brief 3Gratitude and Appreciation 4Coming Soon! 4Meet the Team 5 WHO Lesotho - 2014 Quarterly Newsletter — Issue 3 (792.92 kB)
  • Ebola Preparedness and Response Plan: Lesotho Acts Maseru, Lesotho, 15 August 2014 - Following a declaration of Ebola outbreak in West Africa as a Public Health Event of International Concern by the Director General of WHO on the 8th August 2014, the Ministry of Health in Lesotho, through the technical and financial assistance from WHO Lesotho held a three day emergency meeting to draw up an Ebola Preparedness and Response Plan. The Plan aims to provide procedures to be followed in preparing for and responding to the possible threat…
  • WHO Lesotho 2nd Quarter Newsletter, April - June 2014 Inside this issue: Welcome Message, World TB Day 2014, Road Safety Easter Campaign, Econet Donation, News in Brief, Farewell Dr. Aceng, Coming Soon!, Meet the Team.
  • The new WHO Country Representative presents his credentials On 6th February 2014, Dr. Thomas Sukwa, the new WHO Country Representative for Lesotho, presented his cre-dentials to the Hon. Minister of Foreign Affairs & Interna-tional Relations, Mr. Mohlabi Tsekoa, and paid a courtesy call on the Right Hon. Prime Minister of Lesotho, Dr. Thomas Motsoahae Thabane. Dr. Sukwa arrived in Lesotho on 24th December 2013. He was previously WHO Country Representative in the Gambia. In his introductory re-marks, Dr. Sukwa conveyed a message of good will from the WHO…
  • Implementation of the Commission on Information and Accountability (COIA) on maternal and child health Lesotho has adopted the work of the Commission on Information and Accountability for Women‟s and Children‟s Health which was built on the fundamental human right of every woman and child to the highest attainable standard of health and on the critical importance of achieving equity in health. All accountability mechanisms should be effective, transparent and inclusive of all stakeholders. Lesotho is one of the African Countries that are off track in addressing the Millennium Development Goal on maternal and child…