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Administering seasonal malaria chemoprevention treatment in Borno State in 2018
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Maiduguri, 14 June, 2019 - “I had always asked my family members to sit outside for one or two hours at night just before bedtime, when I usually…
Promising results from malaria-prevention medication among…
14 June 2019  |  Learn More
The exercise involves 150 experts from the EAC Secretariat, Tanzania and Kenya.
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Namanga One Stop Border Post, 11 June 2019 – Every day the Namanga border post is a hive of activity as one of the busiest and most important border…
Cross border disease outbreak simulation exercise…
12 June 2019  |  Learn More
Psychologist team at the Butembo Ebola Treatment Centre meet in their office which was damaged in an arson attack earlier this year.
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It is a bittersweet day for Kennedy, 8 years old, who is about to be released from the Ebola Treatment Centre (ETC) in Butembo, in the Democratic…
Psychological support for life after Ebola
05 June 2019  |  Learn More
With Bakhita on her lap, Tereza encourages Ajonga to breastfeed her granddaughter, baby Akot.
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It’s a busy morning at the inpatient unit for malnourished children at the Wau Teaching Hospital in Western Bahr el Ghazal, north-east South Sudan.…
In South Sudan, grandmothers breastfeed malnourished…
28 May 2019  |  Learn More

Health topics

Cardiovascular Diseases
Cardiovascular diseases (CVDs) are often called "silent killers" because heart attacks and strokes
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…
Marburg haemorrhagic fever
Marburg haemorrhagic fever (MHF) is a viral haemorrhagic fever and a virus from the same family as the one that causes Ebola haemorrhagic fever.
food safety
The Food Safety Programme supports Member States to develop, implement, monitor and evaluate policies, strategies and programmes to address all food safety and nutrition…

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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World Blood donor Day 2019
14 June 2019

World Blood donor Day 2019

This year, World Blood Donor Day will once again be celebrated around the world on 14 June.

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News from countries

Kampala, 17 June 2019: – The Ministry of Health received the World…
Juba, 14 May 2019 – “I am a regular blood donor and this is my tenth-…
The Ministry of Health and Child Care with support from World Health…
Kasese, 17th June 2019:- The Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) outbreak that…

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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