- 25 Schistosomiasis: number of people treated worldwide in 2013
- 25 Schistosomiase: nombre de personnes traitées dans le monde en 2013
Jim Yong Kim énonce sa vision pour une conjugaison des efforts publics et privés afin de réduire les risques.
by Aanjalie Collure and Leonard Rubenstein
UNICEF launches US$3.1 billion appeal to reach more children in emergencies
Over 60 million children at risk in “new generation” of crises
GENEVA, 29 January 2015 - UNICEF is launching a US$3.1 billion appeal – its largest ever – to reach 62 million children at risk in humanitarian crises worldwide – a US$1 billion jump in funding needs since last year’s appeal.
The Australian Government will today renew its commitment to the delivery of vaccines, otherwise unaffordable to children in developing countries.
At a replenishment conference for 'Gavi the Vaccine Alliance' chaired by German Chancellor Angela Merkel, Australia will commit $250 million from 2016 to 2020. Our pledge follows on from our previous contribution to Gavi of $250 million over five years.
I have asked Australia’s Ambassador to Germany David Ritchie to represent me at the Berlin conference and confirm Australia's pledge.
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, 28 January 2015: “We are getting optimistic reports from Ministries of Health of the affected countries that mortality and infection rates are declining, in fact Schools will be re opening in Sierra Leone ,Liberia had their senate elections couple of months back and this is impressively very good news “ said H.E. Dr Mustapha Sidiki Kaloko, Commissioner for Social Affairs of the African Union at a media brief today at the AU headquarters. The press conference was held within the framework of the 24th AU Summit. .
The following syndromes have been flagged:
- Acute Fever and Rash: French Polynesia, Kiribati, Tonga
- Diarrhoea: Federated States of Micronesia, Tokelau
This instructional flipbook provides a discussion guide for healthcare workers in West Africa in speaking with an Ebola survivor. The flipbook includes helpful tips in describing what an Ebola survivor can expect in the recovery ahead.
The 2014 Ebola Virus Disease (EVD, or “Ebola”) outbreak is the largest and most complex Ebola outbreak on record, with an unprecedented number of affected countries and thousands of cases and deaths. 1 Widespread and intense transmission is devastating for families and communities, compromising essential civic and health services, weakening economies and isolating affected populations.
In response to resolution WHA61.2, in which it was decided that States Parties to the International Health Regulations (2005) and the Director-General shall report to the Health Assembly on the implementation of the Regulations annually, the present report provides an overview of the international response in 2014 to public health events and emergencies, with a particular focus on the role of WHO and the International Health Regulations (2005) in preventing, detecting, reporting and responding to such events.
LONDRES, 28 janvier 2015 (IRIN) - Lorsque la fièvre Ebola s'est déclarée en Afrique de l'Ouest l'année dernière, il n'y avait ni vaccin, ni remède contre la maladie. Les personnes affectées par le virus auraient pu en déduire que le monde ne s'intéressait pas à elles ou aux maladies qui les touchaient, mais la vérité est qu'il n'y avait pas d'incitation au développement des traitements.
España mantendrá el compromiso con la Alianza Internacional para la Vacunación GAVI para el período 2016-2020, con una contribución de 47,5 millones de euros. Así lo expresó hoy el Embajador de España en Alemania, Pablo García-Berdoy, que encabezó la delegación española y realizó este anunció de la Cooperación Española ante la Asamblea de GAVI.
Minister for Development, Seán Sherlock, today announced funding of €3 million for vaccines to reduce the number of children dying of preventable diseases.
The funding will be provided this year to Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance, which works to provide vaccines to children living in the world’s poorest countries.
Minister Sherlock said:
M. Sapin, ministre des Finances et des Comptes publics, Annick Girardin, secrétaire d’État chargée du Développement et de la Francophonie et la Fondation Bill & Melinda Gates annoncent aujourd’hui un partenariat via un mécanisme innovant permettant d'accroître les financements à destination des programmes de vaccination et d’immunisation et d’améliorer l’efficience du secteur de la santé au Sahel. Cette initiative pilote s’élèvera à 100 millions d'euros sur la période 2016-2020.
Kim outlines vision for private, public sectors to work together to lessen risk
WASHINGTON, January 27, 2015— Saying the world was “dangerously unprepared” for future pandemics, World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim today laid out a vision in which insurance companies, governments, multi-lateral organizations, corporations and international donors worked together to build a system that would help all countries prepare for potentially catastrophic health disasters.
Speaking in Berlin today, foreign trade and development cooperation minister Lilianne Ploumen will express her appreciation and support for the work of Gavi – the vaccination alliance that runs major programmes in numerous developing countries. In her address to the Gavi Pledging Conference, her message will be clear: ‘Gavi is saving millions of lives, especially those of women and children. The results speak for themselves.
Vaccine manufacturers and private firms set out commitments ahead of major Gavi conference
Berlin, 26 January 2015 – Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance today welcomed new commitments from a number of private sector partners towards its mission to immunise children in developing countries.
The commitments - made by vaccine manufacturers and other private sector companies - will contribute towards Gavi's goal of immunising 300 million children in the world's poorest countries between 2016 and 2020, leading to five to six million lives being saved.
Michel Sapin, Minister of finance and public accounts, Mrs Annick Girardin, Minister of State for Development and Francophony and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation announce today their collaboration on an innovative mechanism aimed at increasing funding to support vaccination and immunization programs, and to improve the efficiency of the health sector, in the Sahel region. The pilot initiative will amount to 100 million euros over the period 2016-2020.
Support puts Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance on the path to immunise a further 300 million children and save up to 6 million more lives
Berlin, 27 January 2015 – Hundreds of millions of children living in the world’s poorest countries will receive life-saving vaccines as a result of record-breaking financial commitments made today at the Gavi Pledging Conference, hosted in Berlin by German Federal Chancellor Angela Merkel.
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