Global Mercy – The largest hospital ship 

H.E. Premier Macky Sall of Senegalese has launched the world’s largest intent supply ship and pledged to improve access to surgical, maternity, and anaesthetic care for African countries. More than 30 years of public service in Africa were honored during ceremonies. Through a series of milestone events, Mercy Ships...

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The toll of COVID on women’s health  

The COVID-19 epidemic is causing widespread disruptions to crucial health services. As the world celebrates International Women’s Day, a new WHO study indicates that women’s health services are still far from fully restored, with 40 percent of African nations experiencing disruptions in sexual, reproductive, maternity, newborn, child, and adolescent...

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A woman-leader in the fight with COVID

BRAZZAVILLE, Congo Republic (AP) — When Dr. Matshidiso Moeti walks into a meeting at the World Health Organization’s Africa offices in the Republic of Congo, everyone in the room stands up. Moeti is the first woman to oversee WHO’s regional Africa office, finishing off a pioneering career in which...

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