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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…
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A “One WHO approach” for Malaria elimination in the African Region
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Brazzaville, 08 July 2019 - Although there has been progress in reducing malaria in Africa, most notably with the declaration of Algeria as malaria-…
A “One WHO approach” for Malaria elimination in the African…
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