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21 Jul 2016 description

Highlights

  • WFP’s evaluation team shared a report which identifies the actions points necessary to continue implementing the development project and future priorities in the country.

  • Geographical isolation of the country from the region negatively influences the capacity to mobilize resources.

01 Jul 2016 description

Highlights

  • WFP evaluation team is finalizing the report which identifies the actions necessary to continue implementing the development project and future priorities in the country.

  • Geographical isolation of the country from the region negatively influences the capacity to mobilize resources.

WFP Assistance

27 Jun 2016 description

Disease epidemics result in substantial ill health and loss of lives and therefore pose a threat to global health security, undermine socio-economic lives and destabilize societies.

24 Jun 2016 description

​The ECDC Communicable Disease Threats Report (CDTR) is a weekly bulletin for epidemiologists and health professionals on active public health threats. This issue covers the period 19-25 June 2016 and includes updates on poliomyelitis, public health risks associated with refugee movements, Zika virus, yellow fever and West Nile fever.

21 Jun 2016 description

By Evelyne Karanja

NAIROBI, 21 June 2016 – Members of parliament from across Central Africa are stepping up their region’s drive to curb the impact of natural and man-made hazards by implementing the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction.

17 Jun 2016 description

The ECDC Communicable Disease Threats Report (CDTR) is a weekly bulletin for epidemiologists and health professionals on active public health threats. This issue covers the period 12-18 June 2016 and includes updates for several diseases.

10 Jun 2016 description

​The ECDC Communicable Disease Threats Report (CDTR) is a weekly bulletin for epidemiologists and health professionals on active public health threats. This issue covers the period 5-11 June 2016 and includes updates on Zika virus, an outbreak of enterovirus and yellow fever.

07 Jun 2016 description

THE EUROPEAN COMMISSION,

Having regard to the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union,

Having regard to Council Regulation (EC) No 1257/96 of 20 June 1996 concerning humanitarian aid1 , and in particular Article 2, Article 4 and Article 15(2) and (3) thereof,

Having regard to Council Decision 2013/755/EU of 25 November 2013 on the association of the overseas countries and territories with the European Union2 , and in particular Article 79 thereof,

03 Jun 2016 description

​The ECDC Communicable Disease Threats Report (CDTR) is a weekly bulletin for epidemiologists and health professionals on active public health threats.

This issue covers the period 29 May - 4 June 2016 and includes updates on Zika virus, an outbreak of enterovirus and yellow fever.

03 Jun 2016 description

Highlights

  • WFP evaluation team is finalizing the report to identify the actions necessary to continue implementing the development project and future priorities in the country.

  • Geographical isolation of the country from the region negatively influences the capacity to mobilize resources.

Operational Updates

02 Jun 2016 description

SUMMARY

  • A yellow fever outbreak was detected in Luanda, Angola late in December 2015. The first cases were confirmed by the National Institute for Communicable Diseases (NICD) in South Africa on 19 January 2016 and by the Institut Pasteur Dakar (IP-D) on 20 January.
    Subsequently, a rapid increase in the number of cases has been observed.

01 Jun 2016 description

Abstract

Background

It is estimated that more than two-thirds of the population in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) must leave their home to collect water, putting them at risk for a variety of negative health outcomes. There is little research, however, quantifying who is most affected by long water collection times.

Objectives

11 May 2016 description
report UN General Assembly

The Secretary-General has the honour to transmit to the General Assembly the report of the Director-General of the World Health Organization, submitted in accordance with General Assembly resolution 69/325.

Report of the Director-General of the World Health Organization on consolidating gains and accelerating efforts to control and eliminate malaria in developing countries, particularly in Africa, by 2015

Summary

28 Apr 2016 description

Highlights

  • WFP evaluation team is currently finalizing a report, which identifies the actions necessary to continue implementing the development project and future priorities in the country.

  • Geographical isolation of the country from the region negatively influences the capacity to mobilise resources.

Operational Updates

28 Mar 2016 description

As the representative of the current Chair of the United Nations Standing Advisory Committee on Security Questions in Central Africa, I have the honour to transmit to you herewith (see annex) the report of the Committee on its forty-first ministerial meeting, which was held in Libreville from 23 to 27 November 2015, together with the following documents:

• Status of implementation of the recommendations of the fortieth meeting and the list of recommendations of the thirty-ninth meeting;

16 Feb 2016 description

Country Strategy

WFP’s focus is to continue the transition to the Government through a gradual phase-out of WFP assistance, providing capacity development activities in the education sector and technical support until the end of the project in December 2016.

The Government through PNASE (National School Feeding and Health Programme) has already assumed management of the school canteen starting in September 2015.

WFP has been present in Sao Tome and Principe since 1976.

Summary of WFP assistance

16 Feb 2016 description

A new financing agreement between the Global Fund and the UN Development Programme (UNDP) in São Tomé and Príncipe targets those most at risk of contracting malaria and paves the way for elimination of the disease in the country.