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A Conversation with WHO on Neglected Tropical Diseases in the context of COVID-19

The new World Health Organization (WHO) Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs) road map and the Mass Drug Administration (MDA) campaign in Madagascar Panelists Dr Mwelecele Malecela, Director NTDs, WHO Dr Charlotte Ndiaye, WHO Representative, Madagascar Dr Mwelecele Malecela The COVID-19 pandemic has reinforced why we need the new NTD roadmap more than ever. In discussing the […]

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Virtual Bridges: A Conversation with AMCOW

On June 25, 2020, Speak Up Africa held the second conversation of the Virtual Bridges series with an insightful conversation with Dr. Canisius Kanangire, Executive Secretary, African’s Ministers’ Council on Water (AMCOW) on WASH and COVID-19. In this conversation, the Executive Secretary of AMCOW gave an update on the importance of access to sanitation in […]

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Ending neglect to drive progress: How controlling neglected tropical diseases can curb COVID-19

By Dr Maria Rebollo Polo, ESPEN Team Leader, World Health Organization Regional Office for Africa Every day stories are coming out about the devastation COVID-19 is causing around the world. The WHO’s recommendations of physical distancing and handwashing measures can drastically mitigate the spread of COVID. However certain regions face challenges in practicing these recommendations. […]

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Au 09 juillet 2020: 1285 cas de corona virus #COVID19 au #Benin. 🇧🇯
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Que devez-vous toujours faire avant de mettre un masque pour vous protéger et protéger les autres contre #COVID19?

Choix 1:lavez-vous les mains
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Choice 2: Take off your socks
Choice 3: Wear an armband

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