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Africa faces 470 million COVID-19 vaccine shortfall in 2021

Africa faces 470 million COVID-19 vaccine shortfall in 2021

Brazzaville – As the COVAX Facility is forced to slash planned COVID-19 vaccine deliveries to Africa by around 150 million this year, the continent faces almost 500 million doses short of the global year-end target…

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Ghana launches National Breastfeeding Week

Ghana launches National Breastfeeding Week

The World Health Organization has joined the Ministry of Health, the Ghana Health Service, and partners to launch the 2021 National Breastfeeding Week celebration under the theme, Protect Breastfeeding: A shared responsibility.  This year’s event…

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Revitalisation des districts sanitaires : renforcer les capacités des cadres du niveau central pour un accompagnement environment pleasant du niveau opérationnel

Revitalisation des districts sanitaires : renforcer les capacités des cadres du niveau central pour un accompagnement environment pleasant du niveau opérationnel

Le site touristique Elonda, situé dans la banlieue nord de Brazzaville, capitale de la République du Congo abrite depuis ce matin du lundi 13 septembre 2021, les travaux de l’atelier de formation des cadres du…

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Liberia Concludes Three-Day Training to Enhance Occasion Primarily based totally totally Surveillance thru Epidemic Intelligence from Initiate Sources (EIOS)

Liberia Concludes Three-Day Training to Enhance Occasion Primarily based totally totally Surveillance thru Epidemic Intelligence from Initiate Sources (EIOS)

Monrovia,10th September 2021: To better detect acute public health events with pandemic potential and to monitor disease control measures on a real time basis, the National Institute of Public Health in Liberia (NPHIL) and the…

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South Sudan receives its first consignment of Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccines by the COVAX Facility

South Sudan receives its first consignment of Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccines by the COVAX Facility

Juba, 14 September 2021 –South Sudan received its first consignment of 152,950 doses of the Johnson & Johnson ‘Janssen’ COVID-19 vaccines today. These single dose Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccines are the third batch of…

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Sierra Leone receives 113,490 Pfizer vaccines donated by the US Govt by contrivance of COVAX Facility

Sierra Leone receives 113,490 Pfizer vaccines donated by the US Govt by contrivance of COVAX Facility

Joint Press Release Freetown, Monday, 13th September 2021 – The United States Government, through the COVAX Facility, has boosted the ongoing COVID-19 vaccination drive in Sierra Leone, with a donation of 113,490 doses of the…

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Eritrea

Eritrea

The Green Light Committee (GLC) Initiative, together with the Working Group on MDR-TB, promotes implementation of the component two of the Stop TB Strategy that calls for the control and prevention of multidrug-resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB)…

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WHO logistics hub airlifts its biggest single shipment of humanitarian cargo to Ethiopia

WHO logistics hub airlifts its biggest single shipment of humanitarian cargo to Ethiopia

Addis Ababa/Cairo – The World Health Organization (WHO) Logistics Hub in Dubai delivered 85 metric tons of life-saving medical supplies to Ethiopia, the largest single shipment of humanitarian cargo to date airlifted by the Hub. The…

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Polio-Professor Tomori

Polio-Professor Tomori

Abuja, 11 September, 2021 - On the 25th day of August 2020, World Health Organization (WHO) Africa region was certified polio free by the Africa Regional Certification Commission for Polio Eradication (ARCC), as Nigeria achieved…

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States in the Northwest use stress on vaccine-derived polio

States in the Northwest use stress on vaccine-derived polio

Kano, 9 September, 2021 - On 25 August 2021, African countries marked one-year anniversary of Polio certification. Programme managers, health workers and polio survivors in Nigeria also celebrated the wild polio- free status in the…