For a century, epidemics of meningococcal A meningitis, a bacterial infection of the lining of the brain and spinal cord, have swept across 26 countries in sub-Saharan Africa killing and disabling...
9 Nov 2015
The World Health Organization (<a href="http://www.who.int/en/" style="color: rgb(0, 86, 137)...
9 Oct 2015
There were no new cases of Ebola reported in West Africa in the week ending last Sunday, making it...
28 Sep 2015
The World Health Organization (WHO) announced today that polio is no longer endemic in Nigeria,...
At Security Council, top UN health officials spotlight role of emergency preparedness in Ebola fight14 Aug 2015
The deadly Ebola outbreak which ravaged West Africa for more than a year has demonstrated the...
10 Aug 2015
United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has called on the international community to commit to...
19 Jun 2015
On 10 May 2015, a day after the World Health Organization declared Liberia Ebola-free, stern-faced...
18 Oct 2013
Malnutrition among children under age five in the Sahel is expected to rise again this year,...
19 Jul 2013
Five flashlight bulbs, an old car battery and a solar panel were the only tools 11-year-old Richard...
11 Apr 2013
For someone with advanced technical know-how and a devious mind, a piece of chalk or some flour or...
11 Feb 2013
In recent years, the shrill cries of a newborn baby have been bringing more shouts of joy than of...
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