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Can WHO learn the lessons from Ebola?

Can WHO learn the lessons from Ebola?

July 13, 2015 0

DAKAR 13 July 2015 (IRIN) - As Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone continue to battle the Ebola outbreak, the international community's "delayed" and "inadequate" response last year has led many critics to ask:

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Niger region struggles to cope with Boko Haram exodus

Niger region struggles to cope with Boko Haram exodus

dan.rafter@hrc.org June 29, 2015 0

NIAMEY/DAKAR 29 June 2015 (IRIN) - Nigerian families first began seeking refuge in Niger in 2013, but Boko Haram-related violence in the region has spiked in recent months, causing the number of refugees

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Niger: Boko Haram’s neglected crisis

Niger: Boko Haram’s neglected crisis

June 29, 2015 0

NIAMEY/DAKAR 29 June 2015 (IRIN) - Nigerian families first began seeking refuge in Niger in 2013, but Boko Haram-related violence in the region has spiked in recent months, causing the number of refugees

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Niger: Boko Haram’s neglected crisis

Niger: Boko Haram’s neglected crisis

dan.rafter@hrc.org June 29, 2015 0

NIAMEY/DAKAR 29 June 2015 (IRIN) - Nigerian families first began seeking refuge in Niger in 2013, but Boko Haram-related violence in the region has spiked in recent months, causing the number of refugees

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Why isn’t Guinea-Bissau prepared for Ebola?

Why isn’t Guinea-Bissau prepared for Ebola?

dan.rafter@hrc.org June 2, 2015 0

DAKAR/BISSAU 02 June 2015 (IRIN) - The government of Guinea-Bissau has known for months about the risk of Ebola entering the country but it hasn't done enough to prepare. Now there is a

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Why isn’t Guinea-Bissau prepared for Ebola?

Why isn’t Guinea-Bissau prepared for Ebola?

carolyn.simon@hrc.org June 2, 2015 0

DAKAR/BISSAU 02 June 2015 (IRIN) - The government of Guinea-Bissau has known for months about the risk of Ebola entering the country but it hasn't done enough to prepare. Now there is a

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One year on: why Ebola is not yet over in Guinea

One year on: why Ebola is not yet over in Guinea

carolyn.simon@hrc.org March 23, 2015 0

CONAKRY/DAKAR 23 March 2015 (IRIN) - The Ebola outbreak, which was first declared on 22 March 2014, continues to ravage the country, in large part because information campaigns have failed to bring about

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"Let’s finish the job" : UN Ebola envoy

"Let’s finish the job" : UN Ebola envoy

dan.rafter@hrc.org March 16, 2015 0

DAKAR 16 March 2015 (IRIN) - At the height of the Ebola outbreak in September, the United Nations appointed public health expert Dr. David Nabarro as its Special Envoy on Ebola.

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Three words of advice for WHO Africa’s new chief

Three words of advice for WHO Africa’s new chief

February 24, 2015 0

DAKAR 24 February 2015 (IRIN) - WHO’s new regional director for Africa faces a tough road ahead, as she attempts to restore confidence in the organization following failures to act more quickly during

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Thousands of Boko Haram refugees "stranded" in Chad

Thousands of Boko Haram refugees "stranded" in Chad

carolyn.simon@hrc.org February 11, 2015 0

DAKAR 11 February 2015 (IRIN) - More than 7,000 Nigerian refugees in Chad's Lake Region remain in need of humanitarian aid, following cross-border attacks by Boko Haram. >

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