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Dr Hilonga was recognized at the World Health Assembly
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Dr Askwar Hilonga hopes to be a millionaire – with the millions of lives across Africa that his innovation can help improve Locals in Arusha,…
Tanzanian scientist proposes nano innovations to address…
24 May 2019  |  Learn More
Professor Judith Torimiro (right) with some of her students
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Professor Judith Torimiro is recognized at the World Health Assembly for 27 years of work in the field, the classroom and the laboratory …
Cameroonian scientist champions African-led research for…
24 May 2019  |  Learn More
The second ordinary session of the fifth Pan-African Parliament took place in Midrand, South Africa from 6-17 May
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Pan-African Parliament to establish African Parliamentarian Caucus on Immunization Midrand, South Africa, 23 May 2019 – The Pan-African Parliament…
African Parliamentarians commit to urgent action to…
23 May 2019  |  Learn More
The rush to deliver cholera vaccines to remote communities in Zimbabwe
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It was a mad rush to the airfield. At the back of the jeep, Abi Kebra Belaye and her colleague Shamiso Nyasanu tensely shuffled papers – waybills of…
The rush to deliver cholera vaccines to remote communities…
10 May 2019  |  Learn More

Health topics

Tick of genus Hyalomma
Crimean-Congo haemorrhagic fever (CCHF) belongs to the Bunyaviridae virus family.
Tuberculosis
Factsheet Key Facts Tuberculosis (TB) is the ninth leading cause of death worldwide and the leading cause from a single infectious agent, ranking above HIV/AIDS. In…
Maternal and neonatal tetanus
Claiming thousands of lives every year, maternal and neonatal tetanus (MNT) is a devastating disease caused by toxins released from Clostridium tetani bacteria.
Communicable Diseases
Communicable, or infectious diseases, are caused by microorganisms such as bacteria, viruses, parasites and fungi that can be spread, directly or indirectly, from one…

Events

Poster
18 June 2019

African Hepatitis Summit 2019

The African Hepatitis Summit 2019 is convened by Uganda Ministry of Health and hosted by The National Organization for People Living with Hepatitis B (NOPLHB) on behalf

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Zero tolerance for sexual abuse and fraud

WHO has a zero tolerance policy for Fraud, all forms of harrasment (including sexual), and Sexual Exploitation and Abuse (SEA).

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News from countries

The Ministry of Health and Child Care (MoHCC)  in partnership…
Professor Judith Torimiro is recognized at the World Health Assembly…
Abuja, 24 May 2019 - As Borno State is affected by an on-going…

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
Infographics
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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