Category Archives: Medical

Democratic Republic of Congo: Ebola Virus Disease – External Situation Report 81

1. Situation update

This week, the incidence of new confirmed Ebola virus disease (EVD) cases remained low. From 17 to 23 February 2020, one new confirmed case was reported in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. The case was reported in Beni Health Zone, North Kivu Province on 17 February …

WHO pledges to support African countries on joint coronavirus disease preparedness and response strategy

As the threat of coronavirus disease looms over the continent, the World Health Organization (WHO) promised to support African Union Member States on a common preparedness and response strategy. WHO joined Health Ministers in an Emergency Meeting on the Coronavirus Disease Outbreak, which was convened on 22 February by the …

Nurses’ and midwives’ critical role to the provision of health services in the Seychelles strongly articulated at the launching of the Year of the Nurse and Midwife”

Nurses and midwives are the backbone of every health system. They account for 50% of the global health workforce, their roles diverse from devoting their lives to caring for mothers and children, giving lifesaving immunizations and health advice and looking after all age group including the older people. They are …

Fifty citizens released from Corona virus quarantine

Luanda Fifty citizens who arrived in Angola coming from China, and were quarantined in the Barra do Kwanza Centre, in Luanda, were released on Wednesday.

Of this authorized number, 13 are Angolans, 36 are Chinese and 1 is Brazilian, with 14 travellers remaining under surveillance.

The Calumbo Quarantine Centre has …