7th ICAN Congress

The 7th ICAN Congress has now concluded, click here to read more!

GOARN Request for Assistance: Lassa fever outbreak response in Nigeria

Date: 11 February 2019 Country: Nigeria WHO Region: Africa (AFR) Classification: Restricted Situation update As of 3 February 2019, 731 suspected Lassa virus fever cases have...

WHO Democratic Republic of the Congo – External Situation Report 12 February 2019

The Ebola virus disease (EVD) outbreak in North Kivu and Ituri provinces, Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), continues to prove challenging to contain as ongoing security...

WHO Democratic Republic of the Congo – External Situation Report 5 February 2019

The Ebola virus disease (EVD) outbreak in North Kivu and Ituri provinces, Democratic Republic of the Congo, continues to prove challenging to contain as ongoing security...

Borno, Adamawa and Yobe States Declare End of Cholera Outbreaks

In a synchronized event, the Commissioners of Health in Borno, Adamawa and Yobe States recently declared the end of the Cholera outbreak. It has been over two weeks since the...

Experts caution against stagnation of immunization coverage in Africa

Global immunization experts attending the biannual Regional Immunization Technical Advisory Group (RITAG) meeting urged African countries to strengthen their routine...

WHO Democratic Republic of the Congo – External Situation Report 23 January 2019

The Ebola virus disease (EVD) outbreak in North Kivu and Ituri provinces, Democratic Republic of the Congo, continues to present challenges in response, as security incidents and...

WHO Democratic Republic of the Congo – External Situation Report 16 January 2019

The Ebola virus disease (EVD) outbreak in North Kivu and Ituri provinces, Democratic Republic of the Congo persists and continues to be closely monitored. Since our last report...

2019 WHO Global Survey on Infection Prevention and Control and Hand Hygiene

Yesterday the World Health Organization launched the 2019 WHO Global Survey on Infection Prevention and Control (IPC) and Hand Hygiene. It will be open for four months from 16...

Supplies, knowledge, and leadership: preventing newborn sepsis through better hand hygiene in Cameroon

Nkwan Jacob Gobte, BNS, MPH, is a nurse and Director of Baptist Training School for Health Personnel (BTSHP) Banso, and Infection Prevention Supervisor, Cameroon Baptist Health...

WHO Democratic Republic of the Congo – External Situation Report 8 January 2019

The Ebola virus disease (EVD) outbreak in North Kivu and Ituri provinces, Democratic Republic of the Congo persists and continues to be closely monitored. Since our last report...

ICAN ECHO Project

The Infection Control Africa Network is now part of the worldwide ECHO project in partnership with the University of New Mexico in USA.

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