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WHO Regional Director for Africa, Dr Matshidiso Moeti arrives in Kinshasa to discuss response to Ebola outbreak

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KINSHASA, 13 May 2017 - The WHO Regional Director for Africa, Dr. Matshidiso Moeti today visited Kinshasa (DR Congo) to discuss with national...

New hepatitis data highlight need for urgent global response

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21 APRIL 2017 | GENEVA, AMSTERDAM - New WHO data reveal that an estimated 325 million people worldwide are living with chronic hepatitis B virus (HBV...

Update on unexplained cluster of deaths – Liberia

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10 May 2017 On 25 April 2017, the Ministry of Health of Liberia notified WHO and partners of a cluster of sudden deaths of unknown aetiology in Sinoe...

Message of the WHO Regional Director for Africa, Dr Matshidiso Rebecca Moeti, on the yearly campaign: “Save Lives: clean your hands”

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Today, 5 May 2017, we mark the annual global campaign the “SAVE LIVES: Clean your hands”. This initiative led by WHO is aimed at promoting...

Unexplained cluster of deaths – Liberia

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Disease outbreak news  5 May 2017 On 25 April 2017, the Ministry of Health of Liberia notified WHO and partners of a cluster of sudden deaths of...