Europe gives go ahead to market Ebola vaccine

By |november 12th, 2019|Democratic Republic of Congo, Ebola, European Medicines Agency, Guinea, Liberia, News, Sierra Leone, vaccines|

The European Union authorised the marketing of a vaccine against Ebola on Monday (11 November), permitting the first wider commercial use of a protection that has helped stem an outbreak in DR Congo.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Europe gives go ahead to market Ebola vaccine

DR Congo to vote in end-of-an-era poll

By |december 18th, 2018|bad governance, Democratic Republic of Congo, Ebola, elections, Joseph Kabila, News, Sanctions, violence|

Democratic Republic of Congo goes to the polls this week in elections which could see the country emerge from 17 years of conflict-ridden rule under controversial President Joseph Kabila.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za DR Congo to vote in end-of-an-era poll

Campaigning for critical election opens in crisis-wracked DR Congo

By |november 22nd, 2018|bad governance, Democratic Republic of Congo, Ebola, ethnic violence, Joseph Kabila, MONUSCO, News, United Nations|

After two years of setbacks, broken promises and delays, the Democratic Republic of Congo on Wednesday (21 November) effectively opened the starting gates for a crucial election that could alleviate -- or perhaps worsen -- the decades-long crisis gripp...

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Campaigning for critical election opens in crisis-wracked DR Congo

It will be tough and costly to contain current Ebola outbreak, says WHO

By |maj 25th, 2018|Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo, Ebola, News, vaccination, World Health Organisation|

Following a new Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo early May, the World Health Organisation (WHO) decided it is not yet an international public health emergency but is deploying an action plan to contain the disease, a move which proves...

Komentarji so izklopljeni za It will be tough and costly to contain current Ebola outbreak, says WHO

Stylianides announces first EU airlift for Ebola outbreak in DR Congo

By |maj 23rd, 2017|Christos Stylianides, DG ECHO, DR Congo, Ebola, Guinea, Libera, News, Nigeria, Sierra Leone|

The EU today (23 May) announced its first tranche of aid in the fight against the Ebola outbreak in DR Congo.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Stylianides announces first EU airlift for Ebola outbreak in DR Congo

Commission ready to support DR Congo in Ebola outbreak

By |maj 15th, 2017|Central African Republic, Christos Stylianides, development aid, DR Congo, Ebola, Guinea, humanitarian action, Liberia, News, Sierra Leone, Vytenis Andriukaitis|

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has declared an Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo. The European Commission said today (15 May) it was following the situation and was ready to provide support.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Commission ready to support DR Congo in Ebola outbreak