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 Healthcare Outcomes, through this partnership ICAN has launched the first ECHO IPC teleclinic...

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 which 17 deaths, since May 3, 2018. The national Ministry of Health in the DR Congi, has...

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 temperature is extremely hot. In absolute panic, his father rushes him to a healthcare center and...

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 Rashid Mohamed, Minister of Health, Principal and Deputy Principal Secretaries of the...