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Liberia Concludes Three-Day Training to Strengthen Event Based Surveillance through Epidemic Intelligence from Open Sources (EIOS)

EIOS is an important aspect of Event Based Surveillance as emphasized in the Integrated Disease Surveillance and Response (IDSR) strategy

To better detect acute public health events with pandemic potential and to monitor disease control measures on a real time basis, the National Institute of Public Health in Liberia (NPHIL) and the Ministry of Health (MOH) with support from World Health Organization (WHO) conducted a three-day workshop on Epidemic Intelligence…

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Eswatini Holds an Inaugural Virtual National Health Research Conference

Speakers and presenters highlighted how research and innovation has helped scientist to deliver rapid diagnostics for use in community settings

The Kingdom of Eswatini successfully hosted an inaugural virtual national health research conference from 26 to 27 August 2021. The conference was held under the theme “COVID-19, an emergency and evolving Global Public Health threat; the Role of Research”. It was organised by the Ministry of Health (MOH) in collaboration with Ministry of Information,…

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African Health Ministers open meeting to shape continent's health agenda

During the annual gathering, the Health Ministers set the health agenda for the next 12 months

African Health Ministers and representatives from countries gathered today for the Seventy-first session of the World Health Organization (WHO) Regional Committee for Africa, the preeminent meeting on public health in Africa. During the annual gathering, the Health Ministers set the health agenda for the next 12 months. Due to the…

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African Health Ministers meet virtually to address key continental health challenges

Seventy-first session of the WHO Regional Committee for Africa

Ministers of Health and representatives from African countries will meet virtually for the Seventy-first session of the World Health Organization (WHO) Regional Committee for Africa from 24 – 26 August 2021. The Regional Committee is the Organization’s decision-making body and the gathering is the premier meeting on public health in…

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WHO Africa Online Press Briefing on COVID-19 in Africa

The media briefing is facilitated by APO Group

Please join an online media briefing with representatives from the World Health Organization (WHO.int), Centre For the Aids Programme Of Research in South Africa (CAPRISA), and International Organization for Migration. The briefing is on-the-record and it is an opportunity for you to ask questions about COVID-19. The media briefing is…

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WHO Africa Online Press Briefing on COVID-19 in Africa

The media briefing is facilitated by APO Group

Please join an online media briefing with representatives from the World Health Organization (WHO) (WHO.int), Government of Niger and Flying Doctors, Nigeria. The briefing is on-the-record and it is an opportunity for you to ask questions on COVID-19 in Africa. The media briefing is facilitated by APO Group. Speakers Dr Matshidiso…

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WHO Africa Online Press Briefing on COVID-19 in Africa

The media briefing is facilitated by APO Group

Please join an online media briefing with representatives from the World Health Organization (https://www.WHO.int/), National Institute of Public Health, Guinea and National Health Laboratory Services, Uganda. The briefing is on-the-record and it is an opportunity for you to ask questions on COVID-19 in Africa. The media briefing is facilitated by APO…

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UPDATED: WHO Africa Online Press Briefing on COVID19

The briefing will particularly focus on COVID-19 and mental health

Please join an online media briefing, which will provide you with the latest information on COVID-19 in Africa and is organized by the World Health Organization (WHO) and facilitated by APO Group. The briefing will particularly focus on COVID-19 and mental health. Speakers include: Dr. Matshidiso Moeti, WHO Regional Director…

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WHO Africa Online Press Briefing on COVID19

The briefing will particularly focus on COVID-19 and mental health

Please join an online media briefing, which will provide you with the latest information on COVID-19 in Africa and is organized by the World Health Organization (WHO) and facilitated by APO Group. The briefing will particularly focus on COVID-19 and mental health. Speakers include: Dr. Matshidiso Moeti, WHO Regional Director…

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WHO Africa Online Press Briefing on COVID-19 in Africa

The briefing is on-the-record and it is an opportunity for you to ask questions about the COVID-19 in Africa

Please join an online media briefing with the World Health Organization (WHO) Regional Director for Africa (www.AfRO.who.int), Dr Matshidiso Moeti, Dr Sam Agatre Okuonzi, Arua Regional Referral Hospital in Uganda, Prof Francisca Mutapi and Professor Mark Woolhouse from University of Edinburgh, UK. The briefing is on-the-record and it is an…