Disease Outbreaks

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    Overview

    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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    Additional Information

    Epidemic and Pandemic Alert and Response

    Standard Operating Procedures For AFRO Strategic Health Operations Centre (AFRO SHOC) [809 kB]
    Regional Logistics Strategic Plan 2015-2018
    Regional Logistics Strategic Plan 2015-2018(French)
    Regional Logistics Strategic Plan 2015-2018(Portuguese)


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