The African region reinforces preparedness for novel coronavirus

Download logoWhile, there are no confirmed cases of novel coronavirus reported in the African region, the World Health Organization (WHO) is strengthening its support...

Economic Community of Central African States (ECCAS) announces the organisation of...

Download logoThe general secretariat of the Economic Community of Central African States (ECCAS) (http://www.CEEAC-ECCAS.org/), the governments of the Central African Republic, the Republic of...

Diabetes is a Family Affair in Kenya

Download logoAlara Amin was 4 years old when she was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes. In the five years since, she has become actively...

Nine African Countries Agree to Begin Journey Towards Pooled Procurement to...

Nine middle-income countries in Africa have agreed to work towards pooled procurement mechanisms by first sharing vital information on their vaccine purchasing practices, including...

“SHORRT” drug-resistant Tuberculosis (TB) treatment on cards

Download logoZimbabwe is set to roll out a Shorter, Highly-effective, Oral Regimen for Rifampicin-resistant Tuberculosis (SHORRT therapy) which reduces the length of treatment for...

Speeding up detection to slow down Ebola: Smartphone app is game-changer...

Standing in front of her house, Kavira Kasomo chats with Léa Kanyere as if they are old friends. Kanyere shows Kasomo something on her...

The Future of Public Health Response is here: World Health Organization...

It was the tenth outbreak for its neighbour, but it was the closest that Ebola virus disease had come to Uganda since 2012. When the...

From one Ebola front line to another in the Democratic Republic...

As Didier Mwesha passed his one-year anniversary on the front lines of the Ebola response in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), the...

More than 18 Million Children in Uganda to be Immunized against...

Uganda is set to immunize more than 18 million children against measles and rubella, which amounts to 43% of the country’s population. Among them,...

Defeating Ebola in the Democratic Republic of the Congo motivates a...

“These hands are our most important tools of work but can also be a source of disease and death,” the Nyiragongo Health Zone director,...
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