UNICEF in Central African Republic running an integrated health program. 

UNICEF in Central African Republic running an integrated health program. 

The UNICEF, in association with the government of the Central African Republic is carrying out a health program to protect children from various deadly diseases.  The Central African Republic is running a national polio vaccination campaign which is integrated with providing sufficient quantities of Vitamin A to the children. Alongside this, the campaign is also…

Travellers from Central African Republic screened for monkeypox in the UK as its caseload exceeds 300. 

Travellers from Central African Republic screened for monkeypox in the UK as its caseload exceeds 300. 

According to one report, there have been more than 300 monkeypox infections reported in the UK so far, including 77 on Monday. According to an AP article, the UK has the largest outbreak of monkeypox outside of Africa, with most infections in bisexual and gay men. One source country for monkeypox is the Central African…

Central African refugees start to filter back to their country in the wake of COVID-19 and violence

Central African refugees start to filter back to their country in the wake of COVID-19 and violence

Central African refugees in Cameroon who fled from political and sectarian turmoil in the Central African Republic have been coming home since 2014. Most of the CAR refugees in Cameroon are female and child-headed households. Hundreds of people have consented to return to their towns and villages after Bangui claimed that peace had returned.  …

The central African Republic may be hard hit with lack of monkeypox vaccines.

The central African Republic may be hard hit with lack of monkeypox vaccines.

This week, the interim director of Africa’s leading public health organisation said he hopes the stockpiling of vaccines that occurred during the COVID-19 epidemic won’t happen again with the present monkeypox outbreak. Contagious viral disease monkeypox is prevalent throughout Africa, particularly in the nations of Central African Republic, Cameroon and Nigeria. Following over 200 suspected as well…

The central African Republic vaccinates a sizeable percentage of the population, maybe on course to fulfill 70% vaccination this year.

The central African Republic vaccinates a sizeable percentage of the population, maybe on course to fulfill 70% vaccination this year.

Reports project that the global goal of every country vaccinating 70% of its population by 2022 is not going to happen. According to data, just 58 nations and territories had done so as of May 31st. Only a few are from low-income nations; the rest are from high-income countries, which does not include the United…

The Central African Republic along with six other nations gets WHO support for monkeypox.

The Central African Republic along with six other nations gets WHO support for monkeypox.

Seven African nations, including the Central African Republic, have reported 1392 suspected and 44 confirmed monkeypox cases to WHO this year. This incident count is based on early reports until mid-May. Central African Republic, the Democratic Republic of Congo, Cameroon, Liberia, Republic of Congo, Sierra Leone, and Nigeria, have recorded instances. 2022 cases are around half of…

How to protect ourselves from Monkeypox

How to protect ourselves from Monkeypox

In response to an uptick in monkeypox occurrences in non-endemic nations, the government issued instructions on Tuesday requiring district surveillance units to treat even one case as an outbreak and launch an inquiry under the Unified Disease Surveillance Program. The ministry of health emphasized surveillance and rapid identification of new cases as important public health…

Monkeypox vaccine hoarding unnecessary and unhelpful 

Monkeypox vaccine hoarding unnecessary and unhelpful 

The acting director of Africa’s main public health body hopes that, unlike with the COVID-19 medicines, wealthier countries will not stockpile medicines during the present monkeypox outbreak. Monkeypox is endemic in 11 African nations, notably Cameroon, disease Central African Republic, the Republic Of congo, and Nigeria. The Global Health Organization (WHO) stated this weekend that…

Will Monkeypox Close Borders?
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Will Monkeypox Close Borders?

MANILA, PHILIPPINES — The government should not close borders in response to the spread of monkeypox abroad, according to Dr. Ted Herbosa, the healthcare consultant to the National Action Plan Against COVID-19, who explained that the disease is not as infectious as COVID-19 and that closing borders would have a significant economic impact. Several incidences…

COVID control in conflict zones

COVID control in conflict zones

Ambassadors convened to assess the implementation of two resolutions: one on the Secretary-call General’s for a worldwide cease-fire during the COVID crisis, and the other on a partnership to make vaccination access more convenient. Ted Chaiban, the Global Lead Coordinator for COVID-19 Vaccine Country-Readiness and Delivery, underlined the need of moving fast this year. “A…