WHO Director-General Dr Tedros Adhanom and WHO Regional Director Dr Matshidiso Moeti visiting Ebola treatment centre in Mangina
WHO calls for free and secure access in responding to Ebola…
WHO calls for free and secure access in responding to Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo
BENI/BRAZZAVILLE 12 August 2018 – WHO’s global and African regional leadership saw first-hand the complexities of implementing the Ebola response in…
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Ebola vaccination begins in North Kivu
Ebola vaccination begins in North Kivu
Ebola vaccination begins in North Kivu
8 August 2018, Mangina/Geneva - The Ministry of Public Health of the Democratic Republic of the Congo today announced the launch of Ebola…
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Ministry of Health, WHO and partners conduct first mission to evaluate Ebola outbreak in Mangina, in North Kivu
Ministry of Health, WHO and partners conduct first mission…
Ministry of Health, WHO and partners conduct first mission to evaluate Ebola outbreak in Mangina, in North Kivu.
Beni, 03 August 2018 - The Ministy of Health (MOH) conducted a  joint mission on 2 August with the World Health Organization (WHO) and other…
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Cluster of presumptive Ebola cases in North Kivu in the Democratic Republic of the Congo
Cluster of presumptive Ebola cases in North Kivu in the…
Cluster of presumptive Ebola cases in North Kivu in the Democratic Republic of the Congo
1 August 2018, Kinshasa/Geneva - The Government of the Democratic Republic of the Congo announced today that preliminary laboratory results…
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Health Topics

Antimicrobial Resistance
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Cardiovascular Diseases
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Neglected Tropical Diseases
Neglected tropical diseases (NTDs) encompass 17 bacterial, parasitic and viral diseases that occur solely, or principally in tropical regions.
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.

Events

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

Sixty-eighth session of the WHO Regional Committee for Africa

Dakar Gears up for Annual Gathering of Ministers of Health from the WHO African Region Ministers of health from the WHO African region will meet in Dakar, Senegal for the Sixty-eighth session of

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The Third Hideyo Noguchi Africa Prize
08 August 2018

Nominations for Third Hideyo Noguchi Africa Prize closed

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

WHO supporting the elaboration of the first comprehensive Multi Year Plan on Immunization for Mauritius
In view of leveraging advocacy and strengthening of resource…
Reactive vaccination in Danja LGA of Katsina
Katsina, 13 August 2018 - The Federal Government with the support of…
WHO Director-General Dr Tedros Adhanom and WHO Regional Director Dr Matshidiso Moeti visiting Ebola treatment centre in Mangina
BENI/BRAZZAVILLE 12 August 2018 – WHO’s global and African regional…
Mr Evans Liyosi addressing the participants
Juba 9 August, 2018 – The Ministry of Health of the Republic of South…

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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