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African countries to introduce new meningitis vaccine

The meningitis prevention and control strategy was reviewed and endorsed by WHO's Strategic Advisory Group of Experts on Immunization in April 2008 and by the GAVI Alliance Board in June 2008.

04 Sep '08 | Africa

Floods in West Africa raise major health risks

The destruction of agricultural lands and loss of crops aggravates the food security crisis in the region. Several West African countries are among the 21 worldwide identified by WHO as being most ...

19 Aug '08 | Floods | Africa

2.5 billion live with poor sanitation facilities

Worldwide, the number of people who lack access to an improved drinking water source (protected from faecal and chemical contamination) has fallen below one billion for the first time since data we...

17 Jul '08 | Sanitation | International

Health risks add to crisis in Ethiopia

Malnutrition and the threat of outbreaks of disease are adding to the humanitarian crisis in Ethiopia. WHO is working with the Government of Ethiopia and health partners to support the 4.6 million ...

11 Jul '08 | Ethiopia

Horn of Africa countries jointly bolster drive to eradicate polio

The Horn of Africa Technical Advisory Group, which convened in Ethiopia in August 2006, stressed that the polio eradication drive is now at a critical stage, where most countries are working togeth...

09 Sep '06 | Polio | Africa

Challenging the taboo of talking about termination for fetal abnormality

DIPEx, a website about people’s experiences of health and illness, has launched a new collection on the emotive subject of ending a pregnancy for reasons of fetal abnormality. DIPEx (www.dipex.org)...

27 Jan '06 | Fetal abnormality | UK

Massive international effort stops polio epidemic across 10 west and central African countries

Public health experts have confirmed that a polio epidemic in ten countries in west and central Africa - Benin, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Côte d'Ivoire, Ghana, Guinea,...

11 Nov '05 | Polio | Africa

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