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In an address to the Regional Committee for Africa, Sixty-fourth Session, Cotonou, Republic of Benin on Monday, Director-General of the World Health Organization, Dr Margaret Chan dedicated part of her...

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In an update on the situation in the west African country of Mali, which last week saw it’s first Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) case in a 2-year-old child from Guinea, the World Health Organization (WHO)...

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The number of Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) cases reported by the World Health Organization (WHO) in yesterday’s situation report saw an increase of approximately 3,500 newly reported cases from Guinea,...

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The Minister of Health and Public Hygiene issued, Tuesday, Oct. 28, 2014, a tribute to the authorities and health personnel in the region of Kayes for their readiness in support of the single confirmed...

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According to a statement from Pentagon Press Secretary Rear Admiral John Kirby today concerning returning US military from West Africa, all personnel returning from Ebola response efforts in Guinea, Liberia...

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The number of people, contacts with the 2-year-old child who died from Ebola in Mali Friday, being monitored by health officials has increased to 82, up from 43 last week, according to the World Health...

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The land-locked West African country of Niger has reported a surge of cholera cases in September, including a number of fatalities in the capital city of Niamey. According to the UN’s Office for...

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All suspected cases of Marburg Virus Disease (MVD) in Uganda have tested negative and those held in isolation have been released, according to Uganda’s Director General of Health Services, Jane...

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Just about a week after battling back the Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) outbreak in a yeoman’s fashion, Nigeria’s Oyo State is now in a battle with another viral hemorrhagic fever, Lassa fever,...

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A member of the Medical Brigade team from Cuba who went to West Africa to fight Ebola, died from complications of cerebral malaria, according to a Cuban News Agency report today. 60-year-old economist, Jorge...