Survivor Didier Ipete
After Ebola: a recent survivor starts to rebuild
After Ebola: a recent survivor starts to rebuild
Since he was a teenager, Didier Ipete wanted to run his own store. He would have liked to have studied at university but he didn’t have that…
12 July 2018  |  Read more
End of the visit RD and Ministry of Health (gift to RD)
WHO Regional Director for Africa Concludes Official Visit…
WHO Regional Director for Africa Concludes Official Visit to Sao Tome & Principe
Sao Tome & Principe/Brazzaville, 11 July 2018 – The World Health Organization (WHO) Regional Director for Africa, Dr Matshidiso Moeti, has…
11 July 2018  |  Read more
Batwa Chief Ilinga Bopope Lopaka Lomba with his grandchildren and other family members
An inclusive response: reaching Batwa communities to combat…
An inclusive response: reaching Batwa communities to combat Ebola
6 July 2018 Dr Bijoux Sambu Fiti is part of the surveillance team working in Itipo, a small community in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC)…
06 July 2018  |  Read more
A health worker administers the Rotavirus vaccine to a baby in Buikwe District
Government launches new Rotavirus vaccine to protect…
Government launches new Rotavirus vaccine to protect children in Uganda from diarrhea
Buikwe, 26 June 2018 – The Government of Uganda has launched today a new rotavirus vaccine to protect under five-year-old children from diarrhea. The…
26 June 2018  |  Read more

Health Topics

Marburg haemorrhagic fever
Marburg haemorrhagic fever (MHF) is a viral haemorrhagic fever and a virus from the same family as the one that causes Ebola haemorrhagic fever.
Chronic respiratory diseases
Chronic respiratory diseases (CRDs) affect the airways and other structures of the lungs altering how one can breathe.
Diabetes
Diabetes in the Region is a serious, chronic and costly disease that is estimated to rise to 23.9 million cases by 2030.
Tick of genus Hyalomma
Crimean-Congo haemorrhagic fever (CCHF) belongs to the Bunyaviridae virus family.

Events

Sixty-eighth session of the WHO Regional Committee for Africa
27 August 2018

Sixty-eighth session of the WHO Regional Committee for Africa

The Sixty-eighth session of the WHO Regional Committee for Africa will take place in Dakar, capital of the Republic of Senegal, land of the Teranga, from 27 to 31 August 2018 at the King Fahd Hotel.

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The Third Hideyo Noguchi Africa Prize
30 July 2018

Call for Nominations for Third Hideyo Noguchi Africa Prize launched

The Japanese Government in collaboration with the World Health Organization Regional Office for Africa has launched a call for nominations for the Third Hideyo Noguchi Africa Prize. The deadline for

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News from Countries

Training in session
12-13 June 2018, Zanzibar:The International Classification of…
Hon. Minister for Health speaking to children who attended the event
23 June 2018, Dar es Salaam: The Acting World Health…
The event was graced by the presence of the Hon. Minister for Health, Hon. Ummy Mwalimu, the Permanent Secretary for Health, Dr. Mpoki Ulisubisya and the WHO Representative a.i., Dr. Adiele Onyeze.
28 June 2018, Dar es Salaam:  Seven in 10 deaths globally…
Meeting participants in a group photo
18-20 June 2018, Dodoma: A sentinel surveillance system is used…

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
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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