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Richard Mihigo explains: “In terms of overall COVID-19 response, many countries are struggling to optimally utilize the available resources. This situation, in the context of the broader ecosystem, will be analysed during these missions to help us reach a point where we have established continuous dialogue,” External link

who-afro Tuesday, October 19, 2021 11:06:00 AM CEST

Fabian Ndenzako said: “Through the EYE partnership, WHO will continue supporting the Government of South Sudan to contain outbreaks rapidly, prevent international yellow fever spread, and ensure at risk populations are protected from yellow fever through vaccination” External link

who-afro Saturday, October 16, 2021 12:17:00 PM CEST

Laurent Musango said: “The World Mental Health Day should not be limited to sensitization programme. It should instead be an opportunity to empower people to care for their own mental health and better support those suffering from mental health problems,” External link

who-afro Tuesday, October 12, 2021 11:49:00 AM CEST

Laurent Musango added: “Depression is one of the main mental health problems globally while one out of seven people aged 10 to 19 years old is suffering from mental health problems around the world. It is thus importance to detect cases of mental health problems for appropriate treatment” External link

who-afro Tuesday, October 12, 2021 11:49:00 AM CEST

Dr Thomas says: “Planning together with the national health authorities is not an option for WHO. It is a mandate that we must fulfil” External link

who-afro Monday, October 11, 2021 7:57:00 PM CEST

Alan Christoffels says: “Developing the data management operations has been essential to responding to future disease outbreaks beyond COVID-19. These data operations points to the need for the Regional Centre to strengthen neighbouring countries to ensure local data production and data management,” External link

who-afro Friday, October 1, 2021 10:27:00 AM CEST

Fabian Ndenzako said: “Identifying new public health events in real-time facilitates prompt investigations and rapid containment to prevent widespread epidemics, pandemics, and the associated cases and deaths in affected areas and populations” External link

who-afro Saturday, September 18, 2021 7:13:00 PM CEST

Richard Banda says: “The ability of religious leaders to effectively participate in responding to outbreaks depends on their understanding of them,” External link

who-afro Saturday, September 18, 2021 10:46:00 AM CEST

Fabian Ndenzako said: “I commend the Government of Japan for continued support to health system resilience and emergency preparedness in South Sudan,” External link

who-afro Friday, September 17, 2021 12:08:00 PM CEST

Fabian Ndenzako added: “WHO is also working with the Ministry of Health and other stakeholders to establish a similar port health facility at the border town of Nimule which is one of the main gateways into South Sudan,” External link

who-afro Friday, September 17, 2021 12:08:00 PM CEST

Edwin Dikoloti said: “I wish to applaud the WHO for being so generous and kind enough not to forget us at this great hour of need. It is for this reason that today we are gathered here to officially receive the WHO Emergency Medical Team (EMT). The arrival and deployment of this medical team have undoubtedly added value to our response energies and complemented our efforts in the implementation of the response plan, specifically with regards to the management of COVID-19 positive patients” External link

who-afro Thursday, September 16, 2021 12:35:00 PM CEST

Jesper Moeller said: “The Johnson and Johnson vaccines that arrived today in South Sudan will offer an important contribution in the roll out of COVID vaccines by the convenience of a one-shot dose, this will help to reach hard to reach areas of South Sudan and further accelerate the journey back to normalcy. Protecting health workers, teachers and other delivering key social services is key to secure the continuation of services for children. We thank the US government and the COVAX facility. This delivery demonstrates the power of partnership,” External link

who-afro Tuesday, September 14, 2021 1:24:00 PM CEST

Fabian Ndenzako said: “Along with other public health measures, vaccines are a vital and powerful tool to win the fight against COVID-19. The arrival of the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine is crucial to increase coverage and prevent COVID-19” External link

who-afro Tuesday, September 14, 2021 1:24:00 PM CEST

Walter Kazadi Mulombo says: “There has been a resurgence of vaccine-derived poliovirus over the years because there’s a significant proportion of under-immunized children,” External link

who-afro Friday, September 10, 2021 4:09:00 AM CEST

Fabian Ndenzako said: “Ensuring quality diagnostics in laboratories is key to develop a sustainable public health response to infectious disease outbreaks and other global health security challenges” External link

who-afro Wednesday, September 1, 2021 3:39:00 PM CEST

Elizabeth Achuei added: “South Sudan will no longer be importing oxygen from neighbouring countries and this means oxygen will be supplied to facilities on time and more lives will be saved,” External link

who-afro Wednesday, September 1, 2021 2:38:00 PM CEST

Fabian Ndenzako said: “The installation of the oxygen plant will be a great boost to provide intensive care treatment to the critically ill COVID-19 patients” External link

who-afro Wednesday, September 1, 2021 2:38:00 PM CEST

Fabian Ndenzako said: “We appreciate the Bank’s generous contribution,” External link

who-afro Wednesday, September 1, 2021 2:38:00 PM CEST

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