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10.03.01 – DISEASE PREVENTION AND CONTROL

WHO / EBOLA VACCINE

World Health Organization (WHO) announced today that the results from an interim analysis of trials in Guinea show that the VSV-EBOV vaccine is highly effective against Ebola. WHO

31 Jul 2015 | Read More »

GENEVA / MALARIA VACCINE

World Health Organization (WHO) announced Friday that a major milestone for malaria vaccine development has been achieved. UNTV CH

24 Jul 2015 | Read More »

UN / EBOLA CONFERENCE

At a high-level conference on Ebola in New York today, the UN Secretary-General said "the strategy to end the outbreak is working – but the final stretch of the response remains particularly challenging." UNIFEED-UNTV

10 Jul 2015 | Read More »

TANZANIA / CHOLERA

In Nyarugusu camp, in Tanzania, the threat of cholera and other diseases is real, close and magnified as numbers in the camp have more than doubled since the recent influx of refugees fleeing a volatile situation in Burundi.  UNICEF

1 Jul 2015 | Read More »

SOUTH SUDAN / CHOLERA

South Sudanese Ministry of Health together with World Health Organization (WHO) issued a report Tuesday (23 Jun) that said a number of people infected by cholera in Juba have risen to more than 200. UNMISS

25 Jun 2015 | Read More »

GENEVA / YEMEN DENGUE

The World Health Organization (WHO) says that there has been a surge in the number of people reported to have contracted dengue fever in Yemen since the current conflict , which has left more than 1 million people internally displaced and has disrupted health services, began. GENEVA CH

12 Jun 2015 | Read More »

GUINEA / EBOLA BOKE OUTBREAK

A surge in new cases of Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) brought the mining port town of Kamsar to the front line in the fight to reach the elusive goal of zero cases of EVD in Guinea. UNMEER

19 May 2015 | Read More »

LIBERIA / EBOLA ZERO CASES

Welcoming Liberia's announcement that it has reached zero Ebola cases, UNICEF commended the critical role communities have played in beating back the epidemic in that country. The children's agency however warned that the threat posed to the region by the deadly virus will not disappear until there is no longer active transmission in affected neighbouring [...]

11 May 2015 | Read More »

UNICEF / WEST AFRICA IMMUNIZATION

For the first time since the start of the Ebola outbreak, Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone are conducting major nationwide immunization campaigns to protect millions of children against preventable but potentially deadly diseases. UNICEF

24 Apr 2015 | Read More »

WHO / WEST AFRICA VACCINATIONS

The World Health Organization (WHO) warned of a growing risk of measles, pertussis, and other vaccine-preventable diseases in countries affected by Ebola. It said the threat must be countered by urgently increasing routine immunizations. WHO

20 Mar 2015 | Read More »

 

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