My thanks to the Commission, this is an important step towards holding perpetrators to account. We continue to strengthen the systems to prevent SEA & SH.
Humbled, horrified and heartbroken by the findings of this inquiry. Sincerely my heart goes out to all the affected women. Sexual exploitation and abuse is an unacceptable human rights violation & a deep betrayal of WHO’s core values.https://twitter.com/WHO/status/1442835092779331587 …
Over the last ten years, meningitis epidemics have most commonly occurred in the ‘Meningitis Belt,’ spanning across 26 countries Sub-Saharan Africa.
These epidemics are unpredictable, disrupt health systems & create poverty.
Road Map: https://bit.ly/2Xzh2fG pic.twitter.com/DjW95iuGP4
Meningitis is extremely damaging, killing 1 in 10 of those infected – mostly children & young people . It leaves 1 in 5 with long-lasting disability, such as seizures, hearing & vision loss, neurological damage, & cognitive impairment.pic.twitter.com/S5WwCJKD5T
@WHO & partners launch the first ever global strategy to defeat #meningitis.
Meningitis is a debilitating disease that kills 250,000 people each year. This new strategy aims to prevent infections & improve care & diagnosis for those affected.https://www.afro.who.int/news/who-and-partners-call-urgent-action-meningitis-new-meningitis-strategy-aims-save-more-200000 …
#Rwanda has fully vaccinated 10% of its population against #COVID19, reaching the September @WHO global target.
The country has so far received around 3.4 million doses – 1.1 million of these from #COVAX. 3.3 million doses have been administered.https://www.afro.who.int/news/rwanda-vaccinates-10-population-reaches-first-global-target …