African Union Heads of State And Government Endorse African Common Position on Controlling Antimicrobial Resistance

At the 33rd Ordinary Assembly of the African Union, African Heads of State and Government endorsed the African Common Position on Antimicrobial Resistance Control.  The African...

WHO Democratic Republic of the Congo – External Situation Report 18 February 2020

This week, the incidence of Ebola virus disease (EVD) cases continued to be low. From 10 to 16 February 2020, one new confirmed case was reported in Beni Health Zone, North Kivu...

WHO Democratic Republic of the Congo – External Situation Report 4 February 2020

From 27 January to 2 February 2020, six new confirmed cases of Ebola virus disease (EVD) were reported in Beni and Mabalako Health Zones, North Kivu Province in the Democratic...

8th ICAN Congress 2020 Preliminary Scientific Programme

NEW RELEASE! Our Congress theme this year is “IPC and Patient Safety”. Our programme will explore the essential role  of IPC in in ensuring Patient Safety during Healthcare. Our...

WHO Democratic Republic of the Congo – External Situation Report 21 January 2020

From 13 to 19 January 2020, 15 new confirmed cases of Ebola virus disease (EVD) were reported from North Kivu Province in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. The cases were...

Deaths from Democratic Republic of the Congo measles outbreak top 6000

With the death toll from the world’s worst measles epidemic in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) surpassing 6000, the World Health Organization (WHO) is calling for more...

The complex logistics of Ebola response

How do you deliver nearly three tons of supplies every day to halt Ebola in the Democratic Republic of the Congo’s (DRC) conflict-affected north-eastern region? For the World...

Winning community trust in Ebola control

Since the outbreak was declared in August 2018, response teams have faced difficulties in their efforts to bring the epidemic under control. In 2019, WHO recorded around 390...

Three African countries halt polio outbreaks

Kenya, Mozambique and Niger have curbed polio outbreaks that erupted in different episodes over the past 24 months, allowing them to regain their polio-free status, World Health...

Building Consensus on the National Laboratory Policy

A Policy workshop was held on 19 December 2019 by the Ministry of Health and Wellness in close collaboration with WHO with the aim of building consensus on the National...

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