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Renewed impetus to achieve universal access to immunization by 2030
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Brazzaville, July 19, 2019 – As the Global Vaccine Action Plan GVAP) 2011-2020  nears its conclusion in 2020, a regional consultation was held…
Renewed impetus to achieve universal access to immunization…
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Mixing it with the Motards: understanding the needs and concerns of crucial community communicators
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Alloya, a town serving a gold mining district in North Kivu is a town that understands trade and business. It is also a town with deep mistrust of…
Mixing it with the Motards: understanding the needs and…
18 July 2019  |  Learn More
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…
15 July 2019  |  Learn More
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

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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.
Helminthiasis
Soil-transmitted helminth infections are among the most common infections worldwide and affect the poorest and most deprived communities.
Obesity
Obesity rates are rapidly increasing in the African Region, as in most parts of the world.
Smallpox
Smallpox is a contagious disease and kills as many as 30% of those infected.

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Zero tolerance for sexual abuse and fraud

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In Seychelles, every Seychellois is entitled to basic health care as…
Small Island Developing States (SIDS) of the WHO Africa Region…
Abuja, 19 July, 2019 - As the rainy season reaches its peak, the…

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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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