Tag Archives: World Health Organization

Mugabe,the feminist?

– By Farai Sevenzo Letter from Africa Image copyrightAFPImage captionMany women in Africa are forced to have illegal abortions Letter [...]

South Sudan conflict: Army ‘raped and torched girls

  By Staff Reporter More than 40% of South Sudan‘s population is in need of food aid South Sudan strife South Sudan’s unhap [...]

Ebola virus outbreak: President of Sierra Leone unable to attend summit in London after plane breaks down

By Staff Reporter  Ernest Bai Koroma had been due to attend the conference in London Ernest Bai Koroma was due to attend the international [...]

Outrage as WHO study reveals Ebola death rates as understated

By Staff Reporter Ebola death rates 70% – WHO study New figures suggest 70% of those infected with Ebola in West Africa have died, hig [...]

U.S. and WHO seek expanded production of Ebola drugs

By Staff Reporter Experimental vaccines not available in large quantities any time soon Liberian nurses prepare to carry the body of an Ebol [...]

Ebola: Gates Foundation pledges $50 million

By Staff Reporter http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LEowi-zdDAM The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation pledged $50 million on Wednesday to sup [...]

Ebola Death Toll Passes 1,900

By Staff Reporter More than 1 900 people have died after they contracted the deadly Ebola fever virus since the outbreak began in West Afric [...]

Ebola kills more women than men ?

By Staff Reporter Studies show that infectious disease often affects one gender more than another — but that knowledge isn’t bei [...]

The hunt for the source of the Ebola outbreak

By Staff Reporter Shutterstock Every time Daniel Bausch, a virologist from Tulane University, went back to Guinea, things looked worse. The [...]

Ebola crisis: Liberia finds ‘missing patients’

By Staff Reporter Public awareness campaigns are being stepped up in Liberia, where some people believe Ebola is a hoax Seventeen suspected [...]

AfDB pledges $60 million aid grants to fight Ebola

By Staff Reporter Using m-health & governance systems, strengthening infrastructure, and training health workers “We share the plight [...]

WHO says experimental drugs can be used to treat Ebola virus

By Staff Reporter ©EPA The body of an Ebola victim is buried on the outskirts of Monrovia, Liberia Experimental drugs with unknown efficacy [...]

Dying African Ebola infected denied experimental drug that saved US & EU victims

By Staff Reporter US tells Nigeria region would have to wait months for supplies because such small quantities exist, says health minister N [...]

Risk from Ebola to EU territories is extremely low-EU

By Staff Reporter Statement by Commissioner Borg on the Ebola outbreak in West Africa “Today we have learned that World Health Organisatio [...]

Six suspected Ebola cases in SA

By Staff Reporter Ebola cases suspected in Southern Africa   A picture taken on 24 July 2014 shows staff of the Christian charity Samaritan [...]

West Africa gathers $100 million for Ebola Fund

By Staff Reporter The head of the World Health Organization and presidents of the west African countries suffering the world’s worst-e [...]

108 Delegates have died en route to Melbourne AIDS2014 summit on flight MH17

By Staff Reporter Graphic illustration of how MH17 might have been brought down near Ukraine-Russia border (Dailymail) Malaysia Airlines fli [...]

Ebola virus disease, West Africa – update WHO

By Staff Reporter Epidemiology and surveillance The World Health Organization (WHO) continues to closely monitor the evolving Ebola virus di [...]

West Africa won’t be able to control Ebola outbreak

By Staff Reporter An alarming report released last week by Doctors Without Borders said that West Africa’s current Ebola outbreak is “ [...]

EBOLA outbreak in Africa is “out of control”

By Staff Reporter   FILE -In this file photo taken on Tuesday, June 17, 2014, people protest outside a hospital as Liberia President Ellen [...]

Gambia bans flights from Ebola infested neighbours

By Staff Reporter Gambia bans flights from Ebola-hit nations AFPGambia bans flights from Ebola-hit nations The Gambia has banned flights fro [...]

Too many Africans still dying of HIV/ AIDS

By Staff Reporter     HIV infecting a cell (blue). File illustration. Image by: Gallo Imges/Thinkstock     Africans on [...]
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