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30 Aug 2016 description

Older men more likely to have a positive semen test

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25 Feb 2016 description
report The Guardian

Study undertaken in Liberia suggests Ebola virus has lasting impact on the brain of survivors, causing headache, memory loss and depressed mood

Ebola survivors are continuing to suffer from neurological problems more than six months after infection, according to the early results of a new study.

More on The Guardian

03 Dec 2014 description
report IRIN

LONDRES , 3 décembre 2014 (IRIN) - Ces derniers mois, beaucoup de temps et d'énergie ont été consacrés à tenter d'anticiper la progression de l'épidémie d'Ebola en Afrique de l'Ouest. Où sera la prochaine zone critique ? L'épidémie est-elle toujours en plein essor ou commence-t-elle à s'essouffler ? Combien de lits seront nécessaires la semaine prochaine, le mois prochain ou l'année prochaine ?

05 Nov 2014 description

Nous avons besoin de travailleurs humanitaires en Afrique de l’Ouest. En les stigmatisant ou en restreignant leur mobilité, on mine l’efficacité de la riposte.

Déclaration du Mouvement international de la Croix-Rouge et du Croissant-Rouge

05 Nov 2014 description

The world needs humanitarian workers in West Africa. Stigmatizing them or restricting their movement will hinder the global response.

Statement by the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement

24 Oct 2014 description

La troisième réunion du Comité d’urgence convoquée par le Directeur général de l’OMS au titre du Règlement sanitaire international (2005) [RSI (2005)] concernant la flambée de maladie à virus Ebola en 2014 en Afrique de l’Ouest s’est tenue le mercredi 22 octobre 2014, de 13 heures à 17 h 10 (HEC), avec les membres et les conseillers du Comité.

24 Oct 2014 description

The International Maritime Organization (IMO) today (24 October) reiterated that there should be no general ban on international travel or trade due to the Ebola virus disease outbreak in West Africa, citing the recommendations of the third meeting of the Emergency Committee convened by the World Health Organization (WHO) Director-General on Wednesday, 22 October 2014.

23 Oct 2014 description

The third meeting of the Emergency Committee convened by the WHO Director-General under the IHR 2005 regarding the 2014 Ebola virus disease (EVD, or “Ebola”) outbreak in West Africa was conducted with members and advisors of the Emergency Committee on Wednesday, 22 October 2014, from 1300 to 1710 CET.

14 Oct 2014 description

This publication is in two parts: it begins with the impact of the Ebola outbreak on Protection and then provides an update on the progress of the epidemic since the previous briefing note, published on 25 September.

Crisis Overview

23 Sep 2014 description

L’étude de nouvelles données donne davantage d’informations sur la propagation de la flambée et le taux de létalité

OMS/Communiqué de presse 25

22 Sep 2014 description

Investigation of new data expands information on spread of outbreak and case fatality rate

WHO/News release 25

GENEVA ¦ 22 September 2014 -- Unless Ebola control measures in West Africa are enhanced quickly, experts from the World Health Organization (WHO) and Imperial College, London, predict numbers will continue to climb exponentially, and more than 20,000 people will have been infected by early November, according to a new article in the New England Journal of Medicine released six months after WHO was first notified of the outbreak in West Africa.

17 Sep 2014 description

Par Savio Carvalho, conseiller principal sur le développement international et les droits humains à Amnesty International

21 Aug 2014 description
report IRIN

DAKAR, 21 August 2014 (IRIN) - Ebola’s devastation in West Africa has catapulted experimental drugs from labs to patients and shaken up vaccine development, which was hitherto patchy as outbreaks of the virus have tended to be spasmodic and geographically limited.

07 Oct 2013 description

7 October 2013. Monrovia, Liberia: The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) in collaboration with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), today, formally launched a project titled, “Strengthening Liberia’s Capability to Provide Climate Information and Services to Enhance Climate Resilient Development and Adaptation to Climate Change”. The launch coincides with the 2nd International Environmental Conference taking place in Monrovia.

26 Apr 2012 description

GENEVA (26 April 2012) – The UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Navi Pillay welcomed Thursday’s judgement by the Special Court for Sierra Leone in the Charles Taylor case, and said the guilty verdict against the former Liberian President for planning, aiding and abetting war crimes and crimes against humanity marked a major milestone in the development of international justice.

22 Mar 2012 description
report Tearfund

Today is World Water Day.

Tearfund, working through and with the local church, has been assisting communities to gain access to water for more than 35 years. This is alongside increasing access to a basic toilets and promoting good hygiene practices.

There has been encouraging progress globally on access to water - with 2 billion people gaining access since 1990.

20 Jun 2011 description
report UN Radio

Many of the world’s poorest countries are hosting huge refugee populations contrary to the widely held belief that it is the richer countries that carry the burden.

That’s according to Antonio Guterres, the chief of the United Nations refugee agency UNHCR.

He says fears that industrialized nations are what he describes as “flooded” with refugees are unfounded

On World Refugee Day Antonio Guterres, has been telling Jocelyne Sambira about the deep imbalance in international support for refugees.