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Uganda leads the charge against viral hepatitis
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Kenneth Kabagambe knows the cost of hepatitis B all too well. So much so, that he’s dedicated his entire life to wiping it out. He has become the…
Uganda leads the charge against viral hepatitis
18 June 2019  |  Learn More
Administering seasonal malaria chemoprevention treatment in Borno State in 2018
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Maiduguri, 14 June, 2019 - “I had always asked my family members to sit outside for one or two hours at night just before bedtime, when I usually…
Promising results from malaria-prevention medication among…
14 June 2019  |  Learn More
The exercise involves 150 experts from the EAC Secretariat, Tanzania and Kenya.
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Namanga One Stop Border Post, 11 June 2019 – Every day the Namanga border post is a hive of activity as one of the busiest and most important border…
Cross border disease outbreak simulation exercise…
12 June 2019  |  Learn More
Psychologist team at the Butembo Ebola Treatment Centre meet in their office which was damaged in an arson attack earlier this year.
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It is a bittersweet day for Kennedy, 8 years old, who is about to be released from the Ebola Treatment Centre (ETC) in Butembo, in the Democratic…
Psychological support for life after Ebola
05 June 2019  |  Learn More

Health topics

Expanded Special Project for Elimination of Neglected Tropical Disease
Fourteen countries set to finalize their Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTD) Annual Plans of Action with guidance from the World Health Organization’s Expanded Special…
water
Water is essential for life and good health. Fresh water is not only needed for drinking but also cooking, food production and a variety of other uses such as sanitation…
Malaria
The WHO African Region continues to bear the brunt of the global burden of malaria. In 2015, 88% of global cases and 90% of global deaths occurred in the African Region.
Tick of genus Hyalomma
Crimean-Congo haemorrhagic fever (CCHF) belongs to the Bunyaviridae virus family.

Events

Poster
18 June 2019

African Hepatitis Summit 2019

The African Hepatitis Summit 2019 is convened by Uganda Ministry of Health and hosted by The National Organization for People Living with Hepatitis B (NOPLHB) on behalf

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World Blood donor Day 2019
14 June 2019

World Blood donor Day 2019

This year, World Blood Donor Day will once again be celebrated around the world on 14 June.

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News from countries

The Ministry of Health and Child Care with support from World Health…
Kasese, 17th June 2019:- The Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) outbreak that…
Gaborone - 14 June 2019: The President of Botswana, His Excellency…
Kampala, 17 June 2019: – The Ministry of Health received the World…

Multimedia

Hand hygiene in Ebola care facilities
Survivors in Limbo
Stepping up the fight against Ebola in Western Sierra Leone
field report from Koinadugu, Sierra Leone
Infographics
Sustainable Development Goals
The United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are 17 goals with 169 targets that all 191 UN Member States have agreed to try to achieve by the year 2030.

 

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