A new Global Health Security Index suggests that not a single country in the world is fully prepared to handle an epidemic or pandemic. The GHS Index is a joint project of the Johns Hopkins Center for Health Security and the Nuclear Threat Initiative (NTI), with research by The Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU).

In its first annual report, the Global Preparedness Monitoring Board identifies the most urgent actions required to accelerate preparedness for health emergencies. This report focuses on epidemics and pandemics.

Uíge — At least seventeen new positive HIV / AIDS cases were reported in the city of Uíge during the Unitel Health Fair.

Health officials have warned that the second-deadliest outbreak of Ebola may spiral out of control unless attacks by armed groups on medical facilities and workers in the Democratic Republic of the

The trial is going to use the Janssen Ebola Vaccine that was developed by Janssen Pharmaceutical Company.

LESOTHO is making significant strides towards controlling the HIV epidemic and is on course to meet the global 90-90-90 targets by 2020.

Experts will convene for an emergency meeting on Friday to determine whether the recent escalation of Ebola cases in the Democratic Republic of the Congo should be declared a global health crisis.

The recent escalation in the number of Ebola virus disease (EVD) cases continues in the North Kivu provinces of the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

As of Saturday, the number of Ebola cases in the Democratic Republic of Congo had risen to 1,130 cases – a troubling jump of more than 100 in just 10 days – with 1,064 of them confirmed and 66 prob

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