Hunger levels remain “serious” or “alarming” in 52 developing countries Hunger level down 27 percent since 2000 in developing world Report says conflicts are strongly associated with severe hunger […]
A cholera outbreak is further jeopardizing the health of 230,000 people recently displaced by floods in Malawi.
IOM is planning to step up its support for building cross-border public health capacity and safe migration systems in West Africa to contain Ebola and other infectious diseases.
A downward trend of new cases is reported in Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors Without Borders (MSF) Ebola management centres across Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone
As Nigeria marks six months without a new case of polio, Rotary has announced $8.1 in grants to help the country in its final push to eradicate the disease within its borders.
BRUSSELS, Kingdom of Belgium, January 19, 2015/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The B-FAST Coordination Council last week decided to prolong the mission of the B-FAST team in Guinea with one […]
The Heads of State and Government of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) will meet in Accra on 16 January 2015 for a two-day High-level Coordination Meeting of ECOWAS partners on the fight against Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) in West Africa.
On 12 January, IOM implemented an emergency simulation exercise in Sierra Leone’s Lungi International Airport to test and improve the entry and exit health screening process and general health security throughout the airport.
One year after the first Ebola cases started to surface in Guinea, WHO is publishing this series of 14 papers that take an in-depth look at West Africa’s first epidemic of Ebola virus disease.
Support for innovative scale-up project with SickKids expected to improve the health and survival of approximately 6.7 million newborns and children in Ghana
Update on Clinical trials at MSF’s Ebola treatment centre in Monrovia MONROVIA, Liberia, January 8, 2015/African Press Organization (APO)/ — A clinical trial of a possible treatment for Ebola began […]
NEW UNMEER CHIEF ARRIVES IN LIBERIA TO ASSESS EBOLA RESPONSE MONROVIA, Liberia, January 7, 2015/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Ismail Ould Cheikh Ahmed, the new Head of the UN Mission […]