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Directeur de Cabinet du Ministère de Santé, Monsieur Emmanuel Sorgho, is receiving a kit from the Burkina Faso WR Dr. Alimata J. Diarra-Nama.
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Brazzaville, 15 July 2019 - The World Health Organization (WHO) is scaling up operations in Burkina Faso in response to a…
WHO scales up activities in Burkina Faso in response to…
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Salome Meyer
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Cape Town, South Africa. 5 July 2019 - The official launch in 2017 by South Africa’s former Health Minister, Dr Aaron Motsoaledi, of two new national…
Civil society’s critical role in new face of cancer care in…
08 July 2019  |  Learn More
A “One WHO approach” for Malaria elimination in the African Region
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Brazzaville, 08 July 2019 - Although there has been progress in reducing malaria in Africa, most notably with the declaration of Algeria as malaria-…
A “One WHO approach” for Malaria elimination in the African…
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Simulation exercise in Conakry, Guinea
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BRAZZAVILLE, 05 July 2019. The World Health Organization (WHO) reached an important milestone globally today with the completion of the 100th Joint…
WHO celebrates big step forward in improving health…
06 July 2019  |  Learn More

Health topics

Sexual and Reproductive Health
The Reproductive Health Programme supports Member States to develop, implement and evaluate effective policies and strategies related to sexual and reproductive health
immunization
The Immunization and Vaccines Development Programme provides technical support to countries in the African Region in order to contribute to the reduction of disease,…
Essential Medicines
The Essential Medicines help to save lives and improve health by closing the huge gap between the potential that essential medicines have to offer and the reality that…
Cardiovascular Diseases
Cardiovascular diseases (CVDs) are often called "silent killers" because heart attacks and strokes

Events

News from countries

Kampala, 16 July 2019: - Uganda recently held the 2nd National Day of…
11 July 2019. Bwera, Uganda – When Godfrey and his wife Jennifer fell…
Kano, 8 July, 2019 - In renewed efforts to vaccinate children…

Multimedia

Hand hygiene in Ebola care facilities
Survivors in Limbo
Stepping up the fight against Ebola in Western Sierra Leone
field report from Koinadugu, Sierra Leone
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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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