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12 Jan 2016 description
report Amref Health Africa

Amref Health Africa asks the Government of Sierra Leone to protect girls from injury and death caused by the harmful practice

On February 6, 2016, the world will be marking the International Day of Zero Tolerance to Female Genital Mutilation. This day has been set aside by the United Nations as a reminder to all that the international community has taken a stand on complete eradication of female genital mutilation (FGM).

08 Sep 2014 description
report Amref Health Africa

Africa, September 1, 2014…. Health care remains a huge concern for African states, indicating an urgent need for governments to prioritise access to quality health care, and for private players to partner with public institutions in advancing the continent’s health agenda.

The current Ebola outbreak in West Africa demonstrates the weakness and vulnerability of African health systems and the underlying social and economic challenges.

07 Aug 2014 description
report Amref Health Africa

An epidemic of the Ebola virus continues unabated in West African countries of Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone. According to World Health Organization (WHO), the death toll reached 932 on Wednesday, August 6, 2014. This makes this Ebola outbreak the most severe in recorded history in regard to both the number of human cases and fatalities.

07 Aug 2014 description
report Amref Health Africa

An epidemic of the Ebola virus continues unabated in West African countries of Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone. According to World Health Organisation (WHO), the death toll reached 932 on Wednesday, August 6, 2014. This makes this Ebola outbreak the most severe in recorded history in regard to both the number of human cases and fatalities.