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Mixing it with the Motards: understanding the needs and concerns of crucial community communicators
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Alloya, a town serving a gold mining district in North Kivu is a town that understands trade and business. It is also a town with deep mistrust of…
Mixing it with the Motards: understanding the needs and…
18 July 2019  |  Learn More
Directeur de Cabinet du Ministère de Santé, Monsieur Emmanuel Sorgho, is receiving a kit from the Burkina Faso WR Dr. Alimata J. Diarra-Nama.
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Brazzaville, 15 July 2019 - The World Health Organization (WHO) is scaling up operations in Burkina Faso in response to a…
WHO scales up activities in Burkina Faso in response to…
15 July 2019  |  Learn More
Salome Meyer
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Cape Town, South Africa. 5 July 2019 - The official launch in 2017 by South Africa’s former Health Minister, Dr Aaron Motsoaledi, of two new national…
Civil society’s critical role in new face of cancer care in…
08 July 2019  |  Learn More
A “One WHO approach” for Malaria elimination in the African Region
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Brazzaville, 08 July 2019 - Although there has been progress in reducing malaria in Africa, most notably with the declaration of Algeria as malaria-…
A “One WHO approach” for Malaria elimination in the African…
08 July 2019  |  Learn More

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