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Description: Official UN WHO site includes country profiles, breaking health news, African health monitors and video clips.
WHO | Regional Office for Africa WHO and other partners step up measles vaccination efforts Juba/Brazzaville 22 January 2014 -- The World Health Organization and other development partners have stepped up efforts to vaccinate people against the outbreak of measles and other preventable diseases at displaced camps in South Sudan. This follows tests which confirmed measles outbreak in the Juba and Bentiu Internally Displaced Camps (IDP) where a total of 92 suspected measles cases were recorded. Most of the affected were children below five years of age. Respiratory tract infections, malaria and acute watery diarrhea are some of the priority diseases reported and being treated at the camps. “Our immediate priority is to save lives,…
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Page title:WHO | Regional Office for Africa
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Description:This is the official site of the World Health Organization Regional Office for Africa (WHO/AFRO). It includes information on the activities of WHO/AFRO which cover Algeria, Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Central African Rep., Chad, Comoros, Congo, Cote d'Ivoire, Dem. Rep. of Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Ethiopia, Eritrea, Gabon, Gambia, Guinea, Guinée-Bissau, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, Rwanda, Sao Tome & Principe, Senegal, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, South Africa, Swaziland, Tanzania, Togo, Uganda, Zambiaand Zimbabwe.


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