Communicable Diseases

Ebola crisis in DRC could last for another six months

Save the Children has warned that the Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of...

New Ebola drug trial brings hope to the Democratic Republic of Congo

A new drug trial for Ebola has brought hope to people in the Democratic Republic of...

WHO chief says Uganda’s Ebola strategy ‘will go a long way’

In the wake of the Ebola crisis, Uganda’s strategies have been recognised globally....

Niger vaccinates 152,000 against Cholera

In collaboration with the World Health Organisation (WHO) and other partners, the...

How close is Africa to eradicating polio?

During the Africa Regional Commission for the Certification of poliomyelitis eradication...

Cross-border surveillance crucial to mitigate Ebola, says WHO

Due to the spread of the Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) in the Democratic Republic of Congo...

As global vaccination coverage falls, measles cases spike

According to a report from the World Health Organisation, numerous countries have...

World Aids Day: 1 December 2018

Tomorrow, 1st December 2018, marks World Aids Day, a day that rallies support for...

Greater action needed to tackle HIV among children, urges UNICEF

According to a report from the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) titled “Children,...

UNAIDS calls for more availability in HIV testing in new report

UNAIDS have released a new report ahead of World Aids Day titled ‘Knoweldge...

26 million in Nigeria to be vaccinated against yellow fever

In collaboration with the World Health Organisation (WHO), UNICEF and Gavi the Vaccine...

Cases of dengue fever have tripled in Dhaka, the most deadly year to date

Dhaka, Bangladesh is currently experiencing an explosion of dengue fever cases, making...

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