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10.03.02 – DISEASES AND CARRIERS OF DISEASES

WHO / EBOLA ROADMAP

WHO has issued a roadmap to guide and coordinate the international response to the Ebola outbreak inWest Africa. A WHO official stressed that although the plan is designed to address a case load “that could exceed 20,000 cases," this "is not saying we expect 20,000 cases; that is not saying we would accept, more importantly, 20,000 [...]

28 Aug 2014 | Read More »

IMF / EBOLA

An IMF spokesman said Thursday that the Ebola outbreak inWest Africais already having an acute economic impact. IMF

28 Aug 2014 | Read More »

PAKISTAN / DISPLACED HEALTH CARE

Around one million people from North Waziristan have been displaced after the Pakistan Army launched a full-scale military operation on 15 June to clear out militants based there. The World Health Organization (WHO) has been providing emergency health care and is tracking the health needs of the IDPs- the biggest threats being diarrhea and dehydration. UNIC [...]

21 Aug 2014 | Read More »

UN / NABARRO EBOLA

The new United Nation (UN) Senior System Coordinator for Ebola, David Nabarro, said  that the disease "is affecting how societies work" and has a variety of social, economic, humanitarian, and political repercussions. UNIFEED – UNTV

19 Aug 2014 | Read More »

GENEVA / EBOLA UPDATE

The World Health Organization (WHO) said that between 14 and 16 August 2014, 84 people have died from the Ebola virus and 113 new cases have been reported in Guinea, Liberia, Nigeria and Sierra Leone.  UNTV CH

19 Aug 2014 | Read More »

WHO / EBOLA AIR TRAVEL

The World Health Organization (WHO) reiterated its position that the risk of transmission of Ebola virus disease during air travel remains low and is "not recommending any travel restriction." WHO

14 Aug 2014 | Read More »

WHO / EBOLA ETHICS

WHO  said that was a "unanimous agreement" among the experts that given the special circumstances of the current Ebola outbreak inWest Africa, "it is ethical to offer unregistered interventions as potential treatments or prevention." WHO

12 Aug 2014 | Read More »

WHO / EBOLA CONTROL

As the World Health Organization (WHO) declares the Ebola virus inWest Africaan international public health emergency, health officials are working around the clock to try and control the outbreak. WHO-UNIFEED/ RECENT/FILE

9 Aug 2014 | Read More »

WHO / PUBLIC HEALTH EMERGENCY

 The UN World Health Organization (WHO) declared the current Ebola outbreak in West Africa an international public health emergency, saying: "our collective health security" depends on urgent support for containment in the affected countries. WHO

8 Aug 2014 | Read More »

WHO / EBOLA UPDATE

In Sierra Leone, there is a unanimous opinion among health officials that without more resources the fight against Ebola may prove to be too difficult.  According to the World Health Organization, Ebola has been linked to more than 660 deaths, while 1,093 people have been infected in Guinea, Sierra Leone and Liberia. The agency and [...]

26 Jul 2014 | Read More »

 

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