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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

Violence
Violence and Injuries are a major public health problem and cause death and harm to several million people each year.
Traditional medicine
Traditional medicine refers to the knowledge, skills and practises based on the theories, beliefs and experiences indigenous to different cultures, used in the…
Tick of genus Hyalomma
Crimean-Congo haemorrhagic fever (CCHF) belongs to the Bunyaviridae virus family.
Helminthiasis
Soil-transmitted helminth infections are among the most common infections worldwide and affect the poorest and most deprived communities.

Events

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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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