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10.03.01 – DISEASE PREVENTION AND CONTROL

LIBERIA / EBOLA TESTING

A new high tech mobile laboratory, equipped to perform the most accurate test to diagnose Ebola in remote regions of Liberia delivers results within 6 hours – significantly shorter than usual 24 hours. UNMEER

30 Jan 2015 | Read More »

LIBERIA / EBOLA WATER

In the remote village of Tewor Fahnbulleh, in Ebola affected Liberia, UNICEF and partners are conducting a "mop up" campaign to eradicate Ebola from communities. UNMEER

30 Jan 2015 | Read More »

GENEVA / UNICEF APPEAL

The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) launched a record $3.1 billion appeal, it's largest ever, to help 62 million children in 71 countries caught up in a “new generation” of conflicts and disasters around the world. UNTV CH

29 Jan 2015 | Read More »

MADAGASCAR / LOCUST CRISIS

The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization calls for urgent funds to address the ongoing threat posed to food security and nutrition. FAO

28 Jan 2015 | Read More »

GA / EBOLA

The Secretary-General of the United Nations Ban Ki-moon said that "strong national leadership combined with local community engagement and international support is slowing the incidence of new cases in many places." UNIFEED-UNTV

20 Jan 2015 | Read More »

GUINEA / EBOLA SAFE BURIALS

The Guinean Red Cross is lending its expertise to the Ebola mission by conducting safe and dignified burials, one of the pillars in the fight against the deadly disease. UNMEER

16 Jan 2015 | Read More »

GUINEA / DONKA HOSPITAL AHMED

On his final day of his first tour through Ebola affected countries,the Head of the United Nations Mission for Emergency Ebola Response (UNMEER), Ismail Ould Cheikh Ahmed visited the Ebola treatment ward at Donka Hospital, in Guinea's capital, Conakry. UNMEER

13 Jan 2015 | Read More »

GUINEA / EBOLA AHMED CONDE

The Head of the United Nations Mission for Emergency Ebola Response (UNMEER) Ismail Ould Cheikh Ahmed travelled to Guinea where he met with President Alpha Condé. UNMEER

12 Jan 2015 | Read More »

EBOLA / VACCINES

The World Health Organization (WHO) said today two most promising Ebola vaccines have "an acceptable safety profile" and are soon to be tested in affected areas in West Africa. WHO

9 Jan 2015 | Read More »

CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC / PEDIATRIC HOSPITAL

With more than 2 million children caught in the violence in the Central African Republic, a paediatric hospital in Bangui struggles to provide treatment for the youngest victims of the fighting. UNICEF

2 Jan 2015 | Read More »

 

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