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Message of the WHO Regional Director for Africa, Dr Matshidiso Moeti, on African Vaccination Week 2017

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From 24-30 April 2017, the WHO African Region will join the rest of the world in celebrating World Immunization Week with the theme “Vaccines protect...

High level calls for vaccinations for all : Immunization partners and countries celebrate African Vaccination Week

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Brazzaville /N’Djamena, 22 April 2017 – UN agencies, high level government officials, immunization partners and community leaders, with the support...

Drastic reduction in Neglected Tropical Diseases during the past 5 years: stakeholders to Take Stock of Progress in the African Region

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Geneva, April 21, 2017 – With a drastic reduction in neglected tropical diseases (NTDs) during the past five years, the World Health Organization (...

Elephantiasis is no longer a public health problem in Togo: WHO commends Togo for Historic Achievement

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Brazzaville, 14 April 2017 - After over a decade of persistent efforts, Togo has eliminated lymphatic filariasis—also known as elephantiasis—as a...

Message of the WHO Regional Director for Africa, Dr Matshidiso Moeti, on World Health Day, 7 April 2017

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World Health Day is celebrated on 7 April every year to mark the anniversary of the founding of the World Health Organization. This year, the theme...