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Accra, Sep 08, 2009 (Xinhua via COMTEX) -- A two-day meeting on how to enhance information on aid flows between donors and recipient countries to ensure predictability and easy monitoring of the use of resources opened in Accra on Tuesday.
The workshop which is being held under the auspices of the International Aid Transparency Initiative (IATI) is an attempt by stakeholders to make information about aid flows more available and accessible to all stakeholders, particularly partner countries.
Representatives of partner countries from West and Central Africa, and Civil Society …
GENEVA, Dec 5, 2007 (Xinhua via COMTEX) -- The World Health Organization (WHO) said on Wednesday that it is supporting a yellow fever prevention campaign in West Africa which aims to vaccinate at least 48 million people in three years.
The campaign will start this week with the vaccination of 3.1 million people in Senegal, and the final goal is to increase yellow fever vaccination coverage to at least 80 percent of the targeted population across West Africa, WHO said in a statement.
After Senegal, the vaccination efforts will continue in high risk areas of Benin, Burkina Faso, …