Athanase Ndungo Bonane
EBOLA - Hope is at the end of the tunnel in Mangina - (East…
EBOLA - Hope is at the end of the tunnel in Mangina - (East of the DRC)
Mangina (North Kivu), 17 August 2018 - "I was under a lot of stress and experienced insomnia  mixed with nightmare all night,"…
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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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Health Topics

Noncommunicable diseases
WHO supports Member States to develop and implement comprehensive and integrated policies and strategies for the management of the main chronic noncommunicable diseases…
nutrition
The Nutrition Programme contributes to the improvement of the food and nutritional status of populations of countries in the African Region, particularly vulnerable…
Vaccines
A vaccine is a biological preparation that improves immunity to a particular disease.
Public Health Surveillance
Public health surveillance is the on-going systematic collection, analysis, and interpretation of health data. It includes the timely dissemination of the resulting…

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

A segment of the participants of the event
World Breastfeeding Week 2018 was observed in Eritrea under the theme…
Dr Tapko providing technical support to the health professionals and other key stakeholders in view of formulating the Blood Policy and develop the Strategic Framework of Action for Blood Service for Mauritius
Blood transfusion is an essential part of modern health care. Used…
Athanase Ndungo Bonane
Mangina (North Kivu), 17 August 2018 - "I was under a…
Uganda's Prime Minister Rt. Dr Ruhakana Rugunda (right) receives WHO Director General Dr Tedros at the Kampala Serena Hotel
Kampala, 16 August 2018: The Director General of the World Health…

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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