ICAN Health Facility Process Indicators

Healthcare-associated infections (HAI) are a significant burden globally, with millions of patients affected each year. These infections affect both high- and limited-resource healthcare settings, but in limited-resource settings, rates are approximately twice as high...
COVID-19 Africa Update 01.03.2021

COVID-19 Africa Update 01.03.2021

Over 3.8 million confirmed #COVID19 cases on the African continent – with more than 3.4 million recoveries & 103,000 deaths cumulatively. View country figures & more with the WHO African Region COVID-19 Dashboard: http://arcg.is/XvuSX

New Ebola outbreak declared in Guinea

Health authorities in Guinea today declared an outbreak of Ebola in the rural community of Gouéké in N’Zerekore prefecture after three Ebola cases were confirmed by the national laboratory, marking the first time the disease has been reported in...

#WearAMask Challenge!

Join the new WHO #WearAMask challenge & protect your loved ones from #COVID19. To break the chains of transmission, we must also: -Keep physical distance -Keep cleaning your hands -Keep away from big crowds -Keep covering your mouth and nose when coughing Join our...

COVID-19 External Situation Report 24 June 2020

The coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) outbreak continues to accelerate with over 700 000 cases and 12 000 deaths reported in the WHO African Region. Since our last External Situation Report 21 issued on 22 July 2020, a total of 114 394 new confirmed COVID-19 cases...