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10.03.01 – DISEASE PREVENTION AND CONTROL

WHO / SMART SYRINGES

The World Health Organization (WHO) launched a new policy on injection safety to help tackle the pervasive issue of unsafe injections, after a study sponsored by WHO, estimated that in 2010, up to 1.7 million people were infected with hepatitis B virus, up to 315 000 with hepatitis C virus and as many as 33 800 [...]

23 Feb 2015 | Read More »

SIERRA LEONE / ABERDEEN EBOLA OUTBREAK

Right next to beautiful Lumley Beach and a stone throw from the luxury hotels in the area, lies the Tambakula fishing village in the community of Aberdeen, site of one of the latest Ebola outbreaks in the Western Area of Sierra Leone. UNMEER

20 Feb 2015 | Read More »

WHO / NEGLECTED TROPICAL DISEASES

The World Health Organization (WHO) urges affected countries to scale up their investment in tackling 17 neglected tropical diseases in order to improve the health and well-being of more than 1.5 billion people. WHO

19 Feb 2015 | Read More »

FAO /EBOLA

The UN food agency (FAO) will invest $5 million into its Ebola Response Programme in Guinea, which aims to assist households whose livelihoods and access to food have been severely threatened by the impact of that virus outbreak. FAO

18 Feb 2015 | Read More »

LIBERIA / HELEN CLARK WRAP

Wrapping her visit to Liberia, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Administrator met on Monday (16 Feb) with President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf and discussed the current stage of the Ebola response. UNMEER

17 Feb 2015 | Read More »

GUINEA / EBOLA CLARK AHMED WRAP

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Administrator, Helen Clark, began a tour through the Ebola Affected countries on Thursday (Feb 12) in Conakry, the capital of Guinea. At the same time, he United Nations top Ebola official in West Africa, visited the town of  Forecariah, in Guinea, that has recently registered a spike in cases of [...]

13 Feb 2015 | Read More »

GUINEA / EBOLA CHILDREN

UNICEF opened a temporary centre for the monitoring of children with one or both parents infected with the Ebola virus in Gueckedou, in the forest region of Guinea. UNICEF

9 Feb 2015 | Read More »

GHANA / EBOLA MALCORRA

The Secretary-General's Chief of Cabinet, Susana Malcorra met Ghanaian President John Dramani Mahama to discuss the current stage of the Ebola response and the future of the United Nations Mission for Ebola Emergency Response (UNMEER).

5 Feb 2015 | Read More »

GENEVA / WHO EBOLA

The United Nation's World Health Organization (WHO) blamed the practice of unsafe burials for the recent increase in the number of new cases of Ebola.  UNTV CH

5 Feb 2015 | Read More »

EBOLA / DEBT RELIEF

The IMF will provide grants totaling $100 million to be used as debt relief to the three countries worst hit by the Ebola epidemic. IMF

5 Feb 2015 | Read More »

 

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