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08 Jun 2017 description
report World Bank
The development of a triage and isolation facility in a hospital in Sinoe county by the World bank helped contain a meningococcal outbreak in May 2017.
09 May 2017 description
L’essai de vaccination en anneau, mené par l’OMS en Guinée en 2016, montre que le premier vaccin au monde contre le virus Ebola confère une protection substantielle.
07 Apr 2017 description
Moins d’un an après la fin officielle de l’épidémie Ebola, le système de santé guinéen continue de lutter. MSF lance une large campagne de vaccination contre la rougeole en collaboration avec le gouvernement.
27 Jan 2017 description
report IRIN
“People's Science” helped to cut the numbers of infected as people in the affected areas used their experience and common sense to work out what was happening and changed their behaviour accordingly.
02 Nov 2016 description
In conflict situations, simple communication technologies can help researchers and humanitarian organisations collect more accurate data on the effects of humanitarian aid.
27 Oct 2016 description
The assessment report shows that more than half of the population – over 3.5 million people – are food insecure, without access to a sufficient amount of safe and nutritious food.
13 Oct 2016 description
Fiji, India, Nigeria, Peru and Europe were recognized by the UN Secretary-General’s Special Representative for Disaster Risk Reduction as the five outstanding examples of successful efforts to reduce disaster mortality.
11 Oct 2016 description
The experience of Nigeria underlines how important it is to enhance the capacity of low-income developing countries to manage not just emergencies and disasters but the underlying risks, UNISDR says.
18 Sep 2016 description
report Chatham House
''A gendered human rights analysis of Ebola and Zika" analyses the particular relevance of gender and the role for international human rights law in supporting improved health outcomes during public health emergencies.
30 Aug 2016 description
As schools resume this autumn, widening financial constraints will force the United Nations food agency – the top sponsor of such initiatives – to reduce its reach.
28 Jul 2016 description
The most recent projections suggest that approximately half of the global poor now live in states characterized by conflict and violence, according to a FAO and WFP report.
29 Jun 2016 description
USAID's Food for Peace program uses a cash-based approach that restores household purchasing power, promotes the recovery of market function and trade, and supports agricultural production.
09 Jun 2016 description
Liberia first declared the end of Ebola human-to-human transmission on 9th May 2015, but the virus has re-emerged three times in the country since then.
02 Jun 2016 description
Drought linked to El Niño and civil conflict have pushed the number of countries currently in need of external food assistance up to 37 from 34 in March, according to a new FAO report.
01 Jun 2016 description
FAO analyses the impact of the Ebola outbreak on agricultural market chains and gives recommendations for a smooth functioning of trade flows and markets when facing a crisis.
01 Jun 2016 description
42 days have passed since the last person confirmed to have Ebola virus disease tested negative for the second time. Guinea now enters a 90-day period of heightened surveillance.
22 May 2016 description
report World Bank
The insurance window will provide coverage up to $500 million for an initial period of three years for outbreaks of infectious diseases most likely to cause major epidemics.
29 Apr 2016 description
Nigeria, Chad and Niger account for three-quarters of the population facing severe food insecurity, in particular communities in north-western Chad, where those facing crisis levels of food insecurity has more than doubled.
13 Apr 2016 description
WHO and Ministry of Health teams in Guinea and Liberia have established epidemiological links between new Ebola cases in Liberia and a flare-up in neighbouring Guinea.
05 Apr 2016 description
WHO and partners need US$ 2.2 billion to provide lifesaving health services to more than 79 million people in more than 30 countries facing protracted emergencies this year, according to WHO's Humanitarian Response Plans 2016.