Posts Tagged With: African Press Organization

Africa: Nurturing Young Entrepreneurs as the Next Generation of Hunger Fighters

Considered the “Nobel Prize of agriculture,” the World Food Prize is awarded each year for a specific and exceptionally significant contribution to the production or distribution of food. This year, the prize was awarded to Akinwumi Adesina, a former Nigerian agriculture minister – and currently the president of the African Development Bank (www.AfDB.org) – for […]

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The Second Workshop to Review the Implementation of Libya Surveillance Plan and to Discuss and Develop a Roadmap to Retrieve Measles Elimination Program

WHO Libya continues its effort in supporting the country to reach the national, regional and global goals for disease eradication and elimination. After the collapse of L-MEP due to the conflict the measles surveillance program was severely affected and lead to low rate of reporting for cases and so missing of outbreak, and the country […]

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Tanzanian-German programme significantly reduces new-born mortality in Mtwara and Lindi

To mark World Prematurity Day 2017, the Honourable Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Health, Community Development, Gender, Elderly and Children (MoHCDGEC), Dr. Mpoki Ulisubisya, and His Excellency, the German Ambassador, Dr. Detlef Wächter, together with the Regional Medical Officers Dr. Wedson Sichalwe (Mtwara) and Dr. Makenge Gwenchele (Lindi) presented the achievements in new-born care […]

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Cameroon human rights must be respected to end cycle of violence – UN experts

The Government of Cameroon must engage representatives of the Anglophone population in a meaningful political dialogue and halt renewed violence in the south-west and north-west, where the country’s English-speaking minority are reportedly suffering worsening human rights violations, a group of UN experts* has warned. “We urge the Government to adopt all necessary measures consistent with […]

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