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WAHO takes stock of a decade of promotion of traditional medicine (TM) in the ECOWAS region

Date: 2018-01-10 23:36:44 ID: 1790 The 9th scientific congress of Traditional Medicine Practitioners (TMP) and Conventional Medical Practitioners of the ECOWAS region was held in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso from 21 to 22 December 2017 under the theme “10 years of promotion of traditional medicine in the ECOWAS region : achievements and challenges”. The official opening ceremony of the Congress was...

New outbreak of Ebola Virus Disease in DRC: WAHO monitoring the situation

Date: 2018-05-21 08:16:17 ID: 1841 On 8 May the Ministry of Health of the Democratic Republic of Congo reported an Ebola virus disease (EVD) epidemic in the health district of Bikoro, in the Equator province. This is the 9th Ebola virus disease epidemic over the last four decades in the country, the most recent having taken place in 2017. As...

Medicines Regulations Harmonisation in West Africa: the Technical Working Groups (TWG) prepare regional guidelines in Accra.

Date: 2018-05-09 13:38:08 ID: 1840 Under the auspices of the West Africa Health Organisation (WAHO), in collaboration with the West Africa Economic and Monetary Union (WAEMU) and the technical and financial support of partners (World Bank, WHO, NEPAD, BMGF), the seven (7) Technical Working Groups (TWG) constituted within the framework of the harmonisation of medicines certification in the West Africa...
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