29-May-2019 to 11:45

Two polio outbreaks detected in CAR

APA - Bangui (Central African Republic) By Pierre Koutoukpe — The Central African Republic's Health Minister Dr. Pierre Somse has announced the existence of two polio outbreaks in the country, specifically in the districts of Bambari (center) and Bimbo (south).

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27-May-2019 to 18:11

Cholera vaccination campaign begins in DRC's North Kivu

APA-Kinshasa (DRC) — More than 800,000 people will be immunised against cholera in North Kivu in the eastern part of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) following the launch of a major vaccination campaign on Monday.

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26-May-2019 to 13:44

Rwanda prepares as Ebola outbreak rocks DRC

APA - Kigali (Rwanda) — In the context of the on-going Ebola outbreak in Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), Rwanda security forces held an Ebola simulation exercise to ensure preparedness of any emergency outbreak from neighboring country.

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23-May-2019 to 18:10

UN strengthens Ebola response in DRC

APA-Kinshasa (DR Congo) — With the Ebola epidemic in the Democratic Republic of the Congo now in its tenth month and the number of new cases increasing in recent weeks, the United Nations announced Thursday measures to strengthen its response and end the outbreak.

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23-May-2019 to 18:06

WHO declares Algeria, Argentina malaria-free

APA-Algiers (Algeria) — Algeria and Argentina have been officially recognized by WHO as malaria-free countries, a statement from the UN agency on Thursday revealed.

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23-May-2019 to 17:20

World Health Assembly approves Ethiopia's primary healthcare resolution

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — The World Health Assembly (WHA) has approved Ethiopia's proposed resolution entitled ‘Community Health Workers delivering Primary Health Care.’

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23-May-2019 to 16:02

Botswana’s Moeti to contest for second term as WHO Africa head

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Botswana’s Ministry of International Affairs and Cooperation on Thursday said Matshidiso Moeti will be the country’s candidate for the position of director of the Africa Region of the World Health Organisation (WHO) for a second term.

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