Disease Outbreaks

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WHO official in a planning meeting with a district risk communication team
Government of Uganda confirms outbreak of Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic and Rift Valley fevers
OIC Zimbabwe, Dr Juliet Nabyonga handing over the kits to Dr Portia Manangazira, Director Epidemiolgy and Disease Control in Ministry of Health and Child Care
WHO hands over cholera and Reproductive health kits to Ministry of Health and Child Care
Listeriosis Outbreak Media Briefing by South Africa’s Minister of Health, Dr Aaron Motsoaledi.
Listeriosis outbreak in South Africa
South Africa
Prime Minister of Uganda Dr. Ruhakana Ruganda (left) greets WHO’s Director of Program Management- Dr. Joseph Kabore (left) as Director of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Dr. Brenda Fitzgerald (inset) looks on
Countries prioritize Health Security to address disease outbreaks


    Epidemic and pandemic-prone diseases threaten public health security. These include diseases such as cholera, meningitis, avian influenza, and viral haemorrhagic fevers for which the region reports considerably high incidence and mortality rates. They can be responsible for high levels of disease and death and have a devastating impact on the economies of the Region.

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