ECOWAS inaugurates diseases control centre in Abuja

ABUJA –  ECOWAS has inaugurated a Regional Centre for Disease Control in Abuja to strengthen regional disease surveillance and outbreak response programmes. The Togolese Minister of Health, Prof. Mustapha Mijinyawa,

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Meeting of ECOWAS Health Communication Specialists Opens in Burkina Faso

OUAGADOUGOU – The third meeting of the Network of ECOWAS Health Communication Specialists got underway on Wednesday in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso. It was declared open by the Minister of Health

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WAHO to build modern health facilities at Bo Waterside, Liberia

LIBERIA – The West African Health Organisation, WAHO, is funding construction of state-of-the-art health facilities at the Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone borders. According WAHO Communication Unit, this is in

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ECOWAS Ministers Adopt Terms of Reference of ‘One Health’ Policy Coordination Platform

The ECOWAS Commission has been tasked to urgently ensure that the Regional Animal Health Centre in Bamako, Mali, becomes operational. Ministers of Human Health, Animal Health and Environment made the

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Nigeria’s Osinbajo Opens ECOWAS Assembly of Health Ministers

Nigeria’s Acting President, Prof Yemi Osinbajo has declared open the 18th Assembly of Health Ministers holding today, Friday, at the ECOWAS Commission secretariat in Abuja. In his speech, Mr Osinbajo

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Health Partners Discuss Maternal, Child Health Ahead of AHM

West African Health Organization (WAHO) partners on Tuesday met on the sidelines of the 18th Assembly of ECOWAS Health Ministers in Nigeria. The meeting which was attended by partners such

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Health Emergencies: ECOWAS Ministers To Adopt ‘One Health’ Approach

ABUJA – ECOWAS Ministers of Health and Environment will converge on Abuja, Nigeria’s capital on Saturday, June 17, to formalise the implementation of the “One Health” Approach in the region.

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Health Experts Urged To Make Recommendations to Boost WAHO

Health experts in West Africa have been enjoined to come up with recommendations that can boost the activties of the West African Health Organisation, WAHO, in the region. Director General

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WAHO DG Urges Liaison Officers To Be Good Ambassadors

Director General of the West African Health Organization, Dr Xavier Crespin has charged Liaison Officers to be good Ambassadors of WAHO in their respective countries. Dr Crespin gave the charge

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World Health Organisation Elects First African DG

Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus from Ethiopia will be the next director general of the World Health Organization (WHO). He will be the first African to head up the UN agency, after

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