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Weekly Bulletin on Outbreaks and other Emergencies: Week 47: 14 – 20 November 2022

This Weekly Bulletin focuses on public health emergencies occurring in the WHO African region. This week’s articles cover: • Ebola Disease caused by Sudan virus in Uganda • Cholera in Kenya For each of these events, a brief description, followed by public health measures implemented and an interpretation of the situation is provided. A table […]

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West and Central Africa: Weekly Regional Humanitarian Snapshot (15-21 November 2022)

DR CONGO CALLS FOR URGENT RESPONSE IN NORTHKIVU The Minister of Social Affairs, Humanitarian Actions and National Solidarity M. Modeste Mutinga, and the Humanitarian Coordinator M. Bruno Lemarquis, accompanied by representatives of humanitarian agencies completed a mission to North-Kivu province, in the east, to examine the humanitarian consequences of the resumption of clashes on 20 […]

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Sao Tome and Principe Government Avert Coup Attempt

The Prime Minister of the West African island nation of Sao Tome and Principe said an attempted coup was averted early Friday morning after an attack on army headquarters. The Sao Tome and Principe government says it foiled a coup attempt as four men, including the former president of the outgoing national assembly, Delfin Neves, […]

GLOBE-NEWSWIRE Press Releases

Africa and the Caribbean face similar climate challenges, Dominica gears itself to meet global warming

Roseau, Nov. 25, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The recent  COP27 gathering brought together nations from across the world to tackle climate challenges facing the world. While a lot has been said about the commitments made by leaders of first-world countries such as president Joe Biden of the United States, many developing countries still face challenges […]

GLOBE-NEWSWIRE Press Releases

Africa and the Caribbean face similar climate challenges, Dominica gears itself to meet global warming

Roseau, Nov. 25, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The recent  COP27 gathering brought together nations from across the world to tackle climate challenges facing the world. While a lot has been said about the commitments made by leaders of first-world countries such as president Joe Biden of the United States, many developing countries still face challenges […]