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Report of the Round Table Cancer Prevention and Control in the WHO African Region
Regional Committee for Africa, 57 ( 2007 )
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Acceleration of HIV prevention in the WHO African Region: progress report: Information Document
Regional Committee for Africa, 59 ( 2011-05-27 )
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Report of the Panel Discussion The Role of the Community in Improving Maternal,Newborn and Child health in the WHO African Region
Regional Committee for Africa, 57 ( 2007 )
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1. In Africa, most of the causes of maternal, newborn and under-five deaths can be prevented with the existing cost-effective interventions. However, ensuring universal access and utilization of the key interventions remains a challenge. Mothers and children continue to die due to the triple delays in seeking appropriate care, reaching the health facility and receiving the appropriate management at the facility. 2. Lessons from maternal, newborn and child health (MNCH) services show that community empowerment, participation and ownership of community-based interventions are essential for increasing utilization and access to services. This calls for the involvement of the community in the planning, implementation and monitoring of community-based health services. 3. Community-based interventions for increasing access to MNCH services are a major component of the “Road map for accelerating the attainment of the Millennium Development Goals related to maternal and newborn health”. The road map was adopted by Resolution AFR/RC54/R9 as the regional strategy for reducing maternal and newborn morbidity and mortality. The regional child survival strategy was proposed by Resolution AFR/RC56/R/5.

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Onchocerciasis Control in the WHO African Region: Current Stuation and Way Forward
Regional Committee for Africa, 57 ( 2007 )
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1. Africa accounts for 99% of the river blindness cases in Africa and South America. The WHO African Region has recorded unprecedented success in the control of onchocerciasis (river blindness). However, the Region risks the loss of over US$ 2.5 billion investments from endemic countries and their development partners. Countries which have maintained active control and surveillance of disease also risk the loss of significant economic development and alleviation of poverty. 2. Due to conflict, irregular budgetary allocation from national financing mechanisms, the coendemicity of onchocerciasis and loiasis, and poor surveillance, 13 countries still have high disease prevalence and reservoirs of Onchocerca volvulus infection. There is danger of resurgence of disease because of the long flight range of the vector blackfly known to transmit cross-border infection.

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Polio Eradication: Progress Report Information Document
Regional Committee for Africa, 57 ( 2007 )
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1. Acceleration of polio eradication activities is one of the main objectives of the Regional strategic plan for the Expanded Programme on Immunization, 2006–2009 and its resolution (AFR/RC56/R1) adopted at the fifty-sixth session of the Regional Committee. 2. Increased political commitment and improved quality of polio eradication activities have been realized in most countries following the adoption of Resolution AFR/RC54/R8 at the fifty-fourth session of the Regional Committee which aimed at addressing the resurgence of wild poliovirus transmission. 3. This information document provides an update on the status of polio eradication in the WHO African Region and proposes the way forward in achieving the interruption of wild poliovirus transmission

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The Work of WHO in the African Region 2008: Annual Report of the Regional Director
Regional Committee for Africa, 59 ( 2011-05-24 )
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Uma Década de Acção da OMS na Região Africana: Trabalhando juntos para alcançar os objectivos de saúde
Sambo, Luis Gomes; Organização Mundial da Saúde, Escritório Regional para a África ( 2014 )
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The Work of WHO in the African Region 2006-2007: Biennial Report of the Regional Director
Regional Committee for Africa, 58 ( 2008 )
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1. During the 2006-2007 biennium, in line with WHO global agenda defined in the Eleventh General Programme of Work and Strategic orientations for WHO action in the African Region 2005–2009, the Secretariat provided support to Member States towards strengthening their health systems; addressing the burden of HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria; combating communicable and noncommunicable diseases; addressing child survival and maternal mortality; ensuring healthy environments; and responding to emergencies. 2. In order to bring WHO presence closer to countries, the Regional Office pursued decentralization of functions and resources, and the strengthening of WHO country offices. Three Intercountry Support Teams were established in Harare, covering Eastern and Southern Africa; Libreville, covering the countries of Central Africa; and Ouagadougou, covering West African countries. 3. The Regional Office further expanded and strengthened its partnerships for health. Thus, in collaboration with the African Development Bank, Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS, United Nations Population Fund, United Nations Children’s Fund, and the World Bank, WHO established the Harmonization for Health in Africa initiative aimed at assisting Member States of the African Region to efficiently mobilize and utilize investments in health. Harmonization for Health in Africa actions are fully in line with the Paris Declaration on Aid Effectiveness.

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PREND NOTE avec satisfaction de la résolution WHA15.26 adoptée par la Quinzième Assemblée mondiale de la Santé1 et ADRESSE ses souhaits de bienvenue au Gouvernement de l’Ouganda.
Comité régional de l'Afrique, 12 ( 1962 )
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Rappelant les discussions à l’occasion du rapport du Directeur régional.
Comité régional de l'Afrique, 16 ( 1966 )