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Uganda leads the charge against viral hepatitis
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Kenneth Kabagambe knows the cost of hepatitis B all too well. So much so, that he’s dedicated his entire life to wiping it out. He has become the…
Uganda leads the charge against viral hepatitis
18 June 2019  |  Learn More
Administering seasonal malaria chemoprevention treatment in Borno State in 2018
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Maiduguri, 14 June, 2019 - “I had always asked my family members to sit outside for one or two hours at night just before bedtime, when I usually…
Promising results from malaria-prevention medication among…
14 June 2019  |  Learn More
The exercise involves 150 experts from the EAC Secretariat, Tanzania and Kenya.
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Namanga One Stop Border Post, 11 June 2019 – Every day the Namanga border post is a hive of activity as one of the busiest and most important border…
Cross border disease outbreak simulation exercise…
12 June 2019  |  Learn More
Psychologist team at the Butembo Ebola Treatment Centre meet in their office which was damaged in an arson attack earlier this year.
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It is a bittersweet day for Kennedy, 8 years old, who is about to be released from the Ebola Treatment Centre (ETC) in Butembo, in the Democratic…
Psychological support for life after Ebola
05 June 2019  |  Learn More

Health topics

Sexual and Reproductive Health
The Reproductive Health Programme supports Member States to develop, implement and evaluate effective policies and strategies related to sexual and reproductive health
Health information and knowledge management
With over 890 million inhabitants in 47 countries, the African Region accounts for about 12 per cent of the world’s population.
immunization
The Immunization and Vaccines Development Programme provides technical support to countries in the African Region in order to contribute to the reduction of disease,…
Schistosomiasis
Factsheet Key Facts Schistosomiasis is an acute and chronic disease caused by parasitic worms. People are infected during routine agricultural, domestic,…

Events

Poster
18 June 2019

African Hepatitis Summit 2019

The African Hepatitis Summit 2019 is convened by Uganda Ministry of Health and hosted by The National Organization for People Living with Hepatitis B (NOPLHB) on behalf

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World Blood donor Day 2019
14 June 2019

World Blood donor Day 2019

This year, World Blood Donor Day will once again be celebrated around the world on 14 June.

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News from countries

Students as voluntary unpaid donors remain the main source of safe…
Juba, 21 June 2019: To further strengthen the capacity of healthcare…
The Kingdom of Eswatini hosted the 22nd Inter-Country Certification…
Lagos, 26 June, 2019 - All six States in the South West Zone have…

Multimedia

Hand hygiene in Ebola care facilities
Survivors in Limbo
Stepping up the fight against Ebola in Western Sierra Leone
field report from Koinadugu, Sierra Leone
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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