Tag Archives: WHO

The Country’s Current State of Mental Health

The Country’s Current State of Mental Health

  TAGUIG CITY, METRO MANILA – The national mental health law should provide for the protection of the mental capital of every Filipino and not only for persons with mental ...

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Ebola Epidemic “Vastly” Underestimated: WHO

Ebola Epidemic “Vastly” Underestimated: WHO

  FREETOWN, August 15, 2014 (AFP) – The UN’s health agency said Thursday that the scale of the Ebola outbreak in West Africa has been vastly underestimated and “extraordinary measures” were needed ...

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West Africa Seeks to Seal Off Ebola-Hit Regions

West Africa Seeks to Seal Off Ebola-Hit Regions

  CONAKRY, August 2, 2014 (AFP) – West Africa’s Ebola-hit nations have agreed to impose a cross-border isolation zone at the epicentre of the world’s worst-ever outbreak, amid warnings that ...

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Ebola: Timeline of a Ruthless Killer

Ebola: Timeline of a Ruthless Killer

  DAKAR, August 1, 2014 (AFP) – Below are the main developments since the worst-ever epidemic of the haemorrhagic fever Ebola emerged in west Africa at the start of the ...

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Airlines Could Face New Protocols to Curb Ebola Spread

Airlines Could Face New Protocols to Curb Ebola Spread

  MONTREAL, July 29, 2014 (AFP) – The deadly Ebola virus hitchhiking across borders for the first time aboard a pan-African airline could spell new flight restrictions aimed at containing ...

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Ivorian Refugees Stopped from Returning Home Over Ebola Fears

Ivorian Refugees Stopped from Returning Home Over Ebola Fears

  ABIDJAN, July 14, 2014 (AFP) – Around 400 Ivorian refugees who fled to Liberia during their country’s 2010-2011 post-election violence have been prevented from returning home due to fears ...

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Regional Ebola Response Center to be Set Up in Guinea

Regional Ebola Response Center to be Set Up in Guinea

  DAKAR, July 11, 2014 (AFP) – A regional centre is being set up in Guinea to coordinate the response to the worst-ever outbreak of Ebola that has killed hundreds ...

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WHO Urges Gay Men to Consider Preventive Drugs for HIV

WHO Urges Gay Men to Consider Preventive Drugs for HIV

  GENEVA, July 11, 2014 (AFP) – The World Health Organization on Friday urged men who have gay sex to consider taking antiretroviral drugs, warning that HIV infections are rising ...

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