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 12th July 2018

The Ministry of Health and WHO continue to closely monitor the outbreak of Ebola virus disease (EVD) in Équateur Province, the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Until the...

Adamawa state gets over 700,000 doses of oral cholera vaccines for emergency vaccination

The International Coordinating Group (ICG) has approved the release of 757 630 doses of oral cholera vaccine (OCV) for a 2-dose emergency vaccination campaign in Adamawa state....

WHO redoubles efforts to ‘leave no one behind’ in treatment of Neglected Tropical Diseases

The World Health Organization (WHO) has significantly increased support to the Government of Nigeria towards elimination of five of the over 20 Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs)...

How e-Surveillance strengthens health systems in Nigeria

Dr Namadi Lawal is a surveillance officer with the National Primary Health Care Development Agency (NPHCDA). For years, the agency depended on paper-based methods for...

A little black box for detecting and tracking outbreaks

One of the toughest tasks in responding to a major public health emergency is getting accurate information about infectious disease outbreaks.  "EWARS in a box" contains all the...

Democratic Republic of Congo Ebola Virus Disease Outbreak – WHO Situation Report 4th July 2018

The Ministry of Health and WHO continue to closely monitor the outbreak of Ebola virus disease (EVD) in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. On 27 June 2018, all the people who...

Democratic Republic of Congo Ebola Virus Disease Outbreak – WHO Situation Report 26th June 2018

The Ministry of Health and WHO continue to closely monitor the outbreak of Ebola virus disease (EVD) in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. The focus of the response remains on...

Democratic Republic of Congo Ebola Virus Disease Outbreak – WHO Situation Report 22nd June 2018

The Ministry of Health and WHO continue to closely monitor the outbreak of Ebola virus disease (EVD) in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Over one month into the response,...

Democratic Republic of Congo Ebola Virus Disease Outbreak – WHO Situation Report 19th June 2018

The Ministry of Health and WHO continue to closely monitor the outbreak of Ebola virus disease (EVD) in the Democratic Republic of the Congo with cautious optimism. On 17 June...

Democratic Republic of Congo Ebola Virus Disease Outbreak – WHO Situation Report 10th June 2018

The outbreak of Ebola virus disease (EVD) in the Democratic Republic of the Congo remains active. One month into the response, there is cautious optimism about the situation in...

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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