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How to wash your hands with hand gel
Hand washing with the tippy tap
Hand washing is one of the best ways to prevent the spread of COVID-19. But not everyone has access to running water at all times. The tippy tap is one simple and safe way to wash your hands that is designed for areas with no running water.
#SafeHandsChallenge - Directrice régionale de l'OMS pour l'Afrique
Dr Matshidiso Moeti, Directrice régionale de l'OMS pour l'Afrique (AFRO), relève le défi #SafeHandsChallenge et montre les étapes pour bien se laver les mains.
COVID-19 in Africa: joint media briefing with WHO and WEF
Hear directly from WHO’s Regional Director for Africa, Dr Matshidiso Moeti, and experts, about the latest status of the novel coronavirus across the continent, and their answers to journalists’ most pressing questions. Supported by the World Economic Forum.
WHO Africa Briefing on COVID-19 in the Region
World Health Organization experts, including Dr Matshidiso Moeti, Regional Director for Africa, answer media questions about COVID-19 in the WHO African Region and how to minimise its impact.
How to protect yourself from COVID-19
Africa Media Leader Briefing on COVID-19
The World Health Organization in the African Region with the support of the World Economic Forum today on 19 March 2020 held a media briefing on COVID-19. In Africa, more than 600 cases have been reported as of 19 March 2020. Dr Matshidiso Moeti, the WHO Regional Director for Africa called on…
How Africa is responding to COVID-19
Emergency Meeting of Partners on COVID-19, March 2020
Dr Matshidiso Moeti, WHO Regional Director for Africa, shared her thoughts at the press briefing following the Emergency Meeting of Partners on COVID-19 in Nairobi, Kenya on 2-3 March, 2020.
Seven tips for protecting against the coronavirus
WHO recommends 7 tips in protecting yourself against the risk of coronavirus infection.
How investing in influenza preparedness is paying off in the fight against COVID-19
WHO Regional Office for Africa influenza expert Soatiana Rajatonirina explains how influenza impacts Africa, and how detection facilities can be used to spot any cases of COVID-19.
Testing for coronavirus (COVID-19) in the African Region
Dr Belinda Herring, Technical Officer (Avian Influenza) at WHO AFRO, shares the challenges of testing for COVID-19 and how WHO AFRO is working to increase the testing capacities of African countries.