African Ambassadors Urge Support for Dr Tedros Adhanom, the African Union-Endorsed Candidate for World Health Organization Director-General

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ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, May 19, 2017/APO/ — African ambassadors to the United Nations in Geneva today reiterated their support for Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus to become the next Director-General of the World Health Organization (WHO), and urged other regional country groups and WHO Member States to support his candidacy. Dr Tedros has been endorsed by… Read more »


Djibouti and China strengthen ties at Belt and Road Forum

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Djibouti Ports and Free Zones Authority (DPFZA) attend high-level meetings promoting major global initiative Beijing, China (17 May 2017): Djibouti-China relations reached an all-time high this week, as representatives participated in the Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation. The Forum, the highest profile international event promoting the Belt and Road Initiative, was attended by… Read more »


Fourth UN Global Road Safety Week: speed management key to saving lives

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GENEVA, Switzerland, May 15, 2017/APO/ — The World Health Organization (WHO) Regional Office for the Eastern Mediterranean and the Ministry of Health and Population of Egypt today ( May 14, 2017) marked the fourth United Nations Global Road Safety Week during a regional celebration held at WHO premises in Cairo. The week and its related… Read more »


WHO calls for immediate action to save lives in Somalia

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GENEVA, Switzerland, May 11, 2017/APO/ — WHO is concerned by the chronic shortage of funding for life-saving work in Somalia in response to the ongoing drought that has plunged the country further towards famine, disease, and health insecurity. Drought in Somalia led to the destruction of crops and livestock, leaving more than 3.3 million people… Read more »