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Listeriosis Outbreak Media Briefing by South Africa’s Minister of Health, Dr Aaron Motsoaledi.
Listeriosis outbreak in South Africa
South Africa
Prime Minister of Uganda Dr. Ruhakana Ruganda (left) greets WHO’s Director of Program Management- Dr. Joseph Kabore (left) as Director of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Dr. Brenda Fitzgerald (inset) looks on
Countries prioritize Health Security to address disease outbreaks
Niger: Rift Valley Fever (Situation as of 05 October 2016)
Outbreaks and Emergencies in the WHO African Region Bulletin Vol. 6 Issue 5, 31 August 2016


    Epidemic and pandemic-prone diseases threaten public health security. These include diseases such as cholera, meningitis, avian influenza, and viral haemorrhagic fevers for which the region reports considerably high incidence and mortality rates. They can be responsible for high levels of disease and death and have a devastating impact on the economies of the Region.

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