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Accelerating the AIDS response in western and central Africa

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31 May 2017 - Only 1.8 million people of the 6.5 million people living with HIV in western and central Africa were on antiretroviral therapy at the...

New technology allows for rapid diagnosis of Ebola in Democratic Republic of the Congo

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Laboratory testing of samples is essential to rapidly assess the scope and spread of any Ebola outbreak.

Regional Director’s Message - World Blood Donor Day, 14 June 2017

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Every year on 14 June, the African Region joins the global community to commemorate World Blood Donor Day. The theme of this year’s celebration is...

Democratic Republic of the Congo on Track with Its HIV Catch-Up Plan

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22 May 2017: The Democratic Republic of the Congo’s HIV catch-up plan shows that impressive results in the response to HIV can be made when partners...

Welcome remarks of Dr Matshidiso Moeti - 70th World Health Assembly side event - Reforming the work of WHO in the Africa Region

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Honorable Ministers of Health Distinguished guests • Thank you for your interest in this side event on how WHO in the African Region is reforming the...