7th ICAN Congress

After the highly successful International ICAN Congress in 2016, it is our great pleasure to invite you to the 7th International ICAN Congress which will be held in the beautiful city of Cape Town.

Democratic Republic of Congo Ebola Virus Disease Outbreak – WHO Situation Report 18th May 2018

On 8 May 2018, the Ministry of Health (MoH) of the Democratic Republic of the Congo declared an outbreak of Ebola virus disease (EVD) in Bikoro Health Zone, Equateur Province....

Democratic Republic of Congo Ebola Virus Disease Outbreak – WHO Situation Report 15th May 2018

On 8 May 2018, the Ministry of Health (MoH) of the Democratic Republic of the Congo declared an outbreak of Ebola virus disease (EVD) in Bikoro Health Zone, Equateur Province....

ICAN ECHO IPC Teleclinic Launch

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

Democratic Republic of Congo Ebola Virus Disease Outbreak – WHO Situation Report 11th May 2018

On 8 May 2018, the Ministry of Health (MOH) of the Democratic Republic of the Congo declared an outbreak of Ebola virus disease in Bikoro Health Zone, Equateur Province. This is...

New Ebola outbreak in the DR Congo

21 cases of haemorragic fever have been notified in Ikoko Impenge, health zone of Bikoro (Equateur Province), northwestern area of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), of...

World Malaria Day 2018 – Ready to Beat Malaria

A 3 year old boy in North Eastern Nigeria lay semi-conscious on a raffia mat. His parents grow concerned as his body is very stiff, he’s sweating profusely and his body...

Celebrating African Vaccination Week in Sierra Leone: “Vaccines work, do your part!”

This year’s African Vaccination Week, on the theme ‘Vaccines Work! Do Your Part!’ has been celebrated across Sierra Leone, including a major event to engage community and...

South Sudan, Uganda, and Kenya strengthen implementation of cross-border disease surveillance

The Republic of South Sudan hosted a joint cross-border multi-sectoral disease surveillance meeting in Nimule, South Sudan from 24-26 April, 2018. Experts drawn from human,...

Zanzibar commemorates World Health Day 2018

The 70th anniversary of World Health Day, 7th April 2018 was colorfully commemorated in Kijini Village, about 60 kilometres from Zanzibar town, in the presence of Honorable Hamad...

Uganda vaccinates more than 360 000 people against cholera

The Government of Uganda is conducting a campaign to vaccinate more than 360 000 people against cholera in six hotspot areas of Hoima district with support from the World Health...

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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Education

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ICAN Member Countries

AlgeriaAngolaBeninBotswanaBurkina FasoBurundiCameroonCape VerdeCentral African RepublicChadComorosDemocratic Republic of the CongoDjiboutiEgyptEquatorial GuineaEritreaEthiopiaGabonGambiaGhanaGuineaGuinea-BissauIvory CoastKenyaLesothoLiberiaLibyaMadagascarMalawiMaliMauritaniaMauritiusMoroccoMozambiqueNamibiaNigeriaRepublic of the CongoRwandaSão Tomé and PríncipeSenegalSeychellesSierra LeoneSomaliaSouth AfricaSouth SudanSudanSwazilandTanzaniaTogoTunisiaUgandaWestern SaharaZambiaZimbabwe