During the current Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) with 49 total cases and 26 deaths so far, the government of DRC has approved the use for trials starting this week of a new, as-yet unlicensed Ebola vaccine, the rVSV-ZEBOV.
Humanitarian crisis in the Central African Republic: lack of funding threatens the free-access to healthcare
27 APRIL, 2015 ¦ BANGUI – A drastic shortage in funding is jeopardizing free access to health care services being provided by the World Health Organization and partners in the Central African Republic for hundreds of thousands of people. The… Read More ›
So far, Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir has avoided arrest for alleged international crimes – including genocide – committed in Darfur. But his world has certainly gotten smaller. By Elise Keppler On Monday, al-Bashir planned to visit Indonesia to attend the… Read More ›
“I hasten to congratulate you on your success and victory in the Presidential election of March 28, 2015. Your success and victory after three previous unsuccessful attempts must be great object lessons for you and for all politicians particularly in… Read More ›
document Washington, DC — Joint Statement by U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and UK Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond Our governments welcome the largely peaceful vote on March 28. The Nigerian people have shown a commendable determination to register their… Read More ›
The 72-year-old Buhari built an early lead in northern state [AP] Former military ruler Muhammadu Buhari has become the first Nigerian to defeat a sitting president through the ballot box, putting him in charge of Africa’s most populous nation and… Read More ›
“The focus on Ebola was clearly necessary to control the disease, and options were extremely limited, but it’s unfortunate that attention and resources were diverted from routine health services such as childhood vaccination,” Takahashi says.