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10.03.02 – DISEASES AND CARRIERS OF DISEASES

BAN / EBOLA ECONOMY

Speaking at a meeting of the United Nations (UN) Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC), Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said that despite the speed and generosity of the international response to the Ebola outbreak much 'more will be asked before this emergency is over."  UNIFEED-UNTV

5 Dec 2014 | Read More »

UNMEER / BANBURY NABARRO PRESSER

Marking 60 days since the establishment of the United Nations Mission for Ebola Emergency Response (UNMEER), its chief said the set target on safe burials has been exceeded in the three worst-affected countries – Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone – while the second target on isolating patients had been reached in Liberia and Guinea, but [...]

1 Dec 2014 | Read More »

GENEVA / EBOLA PRESSER

Dr. Bruce Aylward, Assistant Director-General in charge of the Ebola response for the World Health Organization (WHO) cautioned reporters that the targets set for today were important milestones, but "we have got to get to 100 percent safe burials, 100 percent isolation and then 100 percent of cases being found, contacts being traced" in order [...]

1 Dec 2014 | Read More »

SOMALIA / HIV INFECTIONS

After new figures showed an increase in new HIV infections, Somalia marked World AIDS Day by bringing together people of all walks of life for voluntary testing. UNSOM  

1 Dec 2014 | Read More »

WHO / EBOLA TRAINING

In a bid to check the progress of the Ebola outbreak in West Africa, the World Health Organization is working with partners and community leaders to set community care centers and train the health workers across  Guinea, Sierra Leone and Liberia, the three countries worst affected by the virus. WHO

28 Nov 2014 | Read More »

UNMEER / BANBURY NABARRO

In the lead-up to the 1 December target set by the mission, the top United Nations officials leading the fight against Ebola gave an overview of the current state of the response. In an interview at the headquarters of the UN Mission for Ebola Emergency Response (UNMEER) in Accra, Ghana, the Head of UNMEER, Anthony [...]

28 Nov 2014 | Read More »

UN / EBOLA RESPONSE

United States representative, Christopher Klein, told the Security Council that “we are beginning to see the effects of the international community's collective response" to the Ebola crisis in West Africa. Nevertheless, Klein noted that "just because we are seeing signs of progress, does not mean that we can abandon the fight" and called for continued efforts [...]

26 Nov 2014 | Read More »

WORLD BANK / EBOLA BAN CHAN

The United Nations (UN) Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today said that by continuing to scale up the global fight against Ebola, there is hope the outbreak could be contained by mid-2015, but he emphasized that results to date are still uneven, and announced that the Organization's top health officials will head to Mali, where the situation [...]

21 Nov 2014 | Read More »

WFP / EBOLA WOMEN

Supporting the medical response to stop the spread of Ebola, that has killed more than 5,100 people, The World Food Programme (WFP) is focusing on meeting the basic food and nutrition needs of affected families and communities in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone. WFP

21 Nov 2014 | Read More »

MALI / BANBURY

The head of the United Nations (UN) Mission for Ebola Emergency Response (UNMEER), Anthony Banbury visited Mali today to gain a better understanding of the current situation and response to the Ebola crisis in the country. MINUSMA

19 Nov 2014 | Read More »

 

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