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10.04.00 – ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH

UNMEER / EBOLA TREATMENT UNIT

The Head of the United Nations Mission for Ebola Emergency Response (UNMEER), Anthony Banbury, visited on Friday an Ebola Treatment Unit (ETU) outside the Sierra Leone capital, where a response surge is being launched. UNMEER

12 Dec 2014 | Read More »

SIERRA LEONE / EBOLA BANBURY

The Head of the United Nations Mission for Ebola Emergency Response (UNMEER), Anthony Banbury, travelled to Freetown where he conducted a series of meetings, including with President Ernest Bai Koroma of Sierra Leone. UNMEER.

11 Dec 2014 | Read More »

UN / EBOLA

The head of UNMEER told Security Council the Secretary-General has instructed the Mission to immediately establish a presence in Mali "to support the national efforts to stop the decease where it is now before it spreads further in Mali." UNIFEED-UNTV

21 Nov 2014 | Read More »

UN / WORLD TOILET DAY

In an effort to break the silence on open defecation, the UN is highlighting the issue on World Toilet Day on November 19th. The UN says defecating in the open can cause serious health concerns and expose women to sexual violence. UNIFEED-UNTV

19 Nov 2014 | Read More »

GENEVA / WATER AND SANITATION

A new World Health Organization's report says global efforts to provide improved water and sanitation for all are gaining momentum, but serious gaps in funding continue to hamper progress. WHO noted that 2.5 billion men, women and children around the world lack access to basic sanitation services. WHO / FILE

19 Nov 2014 | Read More »

INDIA / WORLD TOILET DAY ADVANCER

More than half of India's population does not use toilets, creating a sanitation problem throughout the country. Now a campaign encourages people to build, and use, toilets, and already health is improving. WORLD BANK

18 Nov 2014 | Read More »

UN / EBOLA BANBURY

The Head of the UN Mission for Ebola Emergency Response (UNMEER), Anthony Banbury said the number one priority is to stop Ebola as fast as possible, adding in "I'm deeply concerned that the true numbers of people affected by the virus, dying of it, are higher than the numbers being reported." UNIFEED-UNTV / FILE

11 Nov 2014 | Read More »

UN / EBOLA UPDATE

A UN spokesperson said the latest WHO update on Ebola reported a total of 13,042 cases and 4,818 deaths, adding in “at the country level, the weekly incidence appears to be stable in Guinea. In Sierra Leone the weekly incidence continues to rise, while in Liberia it appears to be declining.” UNIFEED-UNTV  

6 Nov 2014 | Read More »

UN / EBOLA UPDATE NABARRO

The United Nations (UN) Coordinator for Ebola said there's no scientific basis for putting health workers coming from affected areas in quarantine unless there is a suggestion that they might have Ebola, adding in "if they've got no symptoms please think very hard before putting restrictions on them." UNIFEED-UNTV

31 Oct 2014 | Read More »

UN / EBOLA RESTRICTIONS

A UN Spokesperson said the Secretary-General is concerned by the recent restrictions put in place in several countries and localities applying to people who have traveled to the main Ebola-affected countries, adding in Ban Ki-moon "believes that these restrictions have put particular pressure on health care workers and those who have been on the front-line [...]

27 Oct 2014 | Read More »

 

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