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USAID Administrator Provides Remarks At Press Roundtable On Ebola During Trip To Africa

USAID: USAID Administrator Mark Green’s Remarks at Press Roundtable on Ebola During a press roundtable on Ebola, USAID Administrator Mark Green answered questions from reporters and discussed the Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). Green commented on the U.N. response, as well as the needs for…

USAID Administrator Green, HHS Secretary Azar Discuss Ebola Outbreak Response; Cases Pass 2,180 As Conflict, Porous Borders Complicate Efforts

Bloomberg Law: Ending Ebola Outbreak Top U.S. Global Health Priority, Azar Says “Ending the latest Ebola outbreak that’s infected more than 2,000 people in the Democratic Republic of the Congo remains a top global health priority, President Trump’s health secretary said June 17. ‘We are committed to seeing this battle…

Number Of Ebola Cases Spike Again In DRC; Uganda Approves 3 Experimental Treatments

Associated Press: Kenya patient free of Ebola, as Congo, Uganda fight outbreak “Kenya remains free from Ebola as test results show that a sick woman does not have the deadly hemorrhagic fever, while neighboring Uganda and Congo battle a stubborn outbreak of the disease…” (Odula, 6/17). CIDRAP News: Ebola case…

WHO Committee Again Declines To Declare International Public Health Emergency After Ebola Jumps Border From DRC To Uganda; Agency Calls For More Robust Funding From Global Community

CIDRAP News: WHO experts again say Ebola not global health emergency “A World Health Organization (WHO) emergency committee convened in the wake of imported Ebola cases in Uganda said [Friday] that the situation still doesn’t warrant a public health emergency of international concern (PHEIC), but they did express serious worries…

USAID Administrator Meets With Health Care Workers, Community Leaders, NGOs In DRC

USAID: USAID Administrator Mark Green’s Visit To The Democratic Republic Of The Congo USAID Spokesperson Tom Babington discusses USAID Administrator Mark Green’s recent visit to the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), noting, “The administrator met with health care workers at an Ebola Treatment Unit in Katwa, community and local…

Understanding Women’s Health Challenges Essential To Achieving SDGs, AFOG President Says

International Federation of Gynecology and Obstetrics: African Perspectives At Women Deliver Anne Kihara, president of the African Federation of Obstetrics and Gynecology (AFOG), highlights discussions on women’s health challenges in Africa at the recent 2019 Women Deliver conference, writing, “The theme of ‘WD2019’ spoke to power, progress, and change towards…