Apr 25, 2016

Six African nations could be malaria-free by 2020: WHO

Six countries in Africa, the continent where malaria is most widespread, could be free of the disease by 2020, according to a WHO report published Monday to mark World Malaria Day. One of the goals of the World Health Organization’s 2016-2030 programme against malaria ...

Recent recurrence of Ebola in Sierra Leone declared over

Mar 18, 2016

Recent recurrence of Ebola in Sierra Leone declared over

The World Health Organization and Sierra Leone’s Ministry of Health and Sanitation announced the end of the recent flare-up of Ebola in the West African country. The declaration came 42 days, comprising two 21-day incubation cycles of the virus, since the last confirmed Ebola ...