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Political Will Saving Africa from Harsh Effects of COVID-19; Public Health Experts WHO Geneva 2 1

This comes in the wake of a report by the Economic Commission for Africa indicating that over 1.2 billion Africans would be infected and 3.3 million would die in the total absence of travel guidelines and lockdown interventions, this year. The figures would spell doom for a continent with a population of 1.3 billion people.
15:18
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WHO Calls for More COVID-19 Testing in Africa WHO Geneva 2

Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, the WHO Director-General says more testing needs to be done because many countries with poor health systems are under-declaring cases because they do not have the means to test.
16:52
16:52

Suspension of WHO Funding Likely to Hurt Anti-Malaria, Polio Programmes – Dr Moeti WHO Africa 1 3

Until the termination of the funding, the United States was the largest contributor to WHO. Financial statements presented at the World Health Assembly last year show that the United States contributions stood at USD 281 million, followed by the United Kingdom at USD 205 million, Germany at154 million and Japan at USD 86 million.
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WHO to Examine COVID-19 Cases in Africa WHO Geneva 3 1

According to WHO officials, scrutiny is needed to ascertain whether the right numbers of infected persons are being reported. There have been reports of some African countries like Egypt are under-declaring the number of infected persons.
21:57
21:57

Countries Failing to Protect Children- Report The Lancet 1

According to the report, the futures of 250 children in low and middle income countries have been cut short due to environmental degradation, climate change and unhealthy commercial advertising that has led to an increase in childhood obesity
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Ebola Patient Repatriated to DRC ebola in uganda 1

The patient is a three year old child who is a brother to the five year old boy who succumbed to Ebola on Wednesday.
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