Tanzania has yet to cross-check its suspected Ebola cases in a reference laboratory, WHO's Dr. Michel Yao said on Friday, although no additional suspected cases have been reported.
On World Mental Health Day, Dr. Kavita Avula, lead consulting psychologist with The KonTerra Group, discussed how organizations can better support the mental health and well-being of their staff.
The story of DRC's Ebola outbreak has focused on how skepticism, misinformation, and mistrust have hindered the response. We should be focusing on the unequal distribution of aid money. Wakisha Co-Founders Jonathan Shaw and Leslie Ruyle explain.
The government uses television show "East Africa's Got Talent" to reach millions of viewers with information about mental health, cancer, nutrition, and more.
It's unclear whether Ebola is currently circulating in Tanzania. But the situation has triggered questions on the only global governance structure in place for pandemics.
Over the weekend, WHO accused the Tanzanian government of withholding information on suspected Ebola cases.
With the third case of Ebola confirmed in the Congolese city of Goma, across the border in Rwanda's Rubavu District, we ask Dyrckx Dushime of the Rwanda Red Cross about how the country is preparing.
Today marks one year since WHO declared an Ebola outbreak in the North Kivu province. Devex speaks to humanitarian actors about the response and how it has impacted realities on the ground.
As donors come under pressure to up their commitments, the World Bank, European Union, and USAID have committed to additional funding to the Ebola crisis days after the outbreak in DRC was declared a global public health emergency.
The private sector plays a critical role in women’s reproductive and maternal health. But achieving SDG targets will require engaging the full spectrum of private sector expertise. How? Devex takes a deeper look.
Transparency. Ebola. A new WHO Foundation. Live from Geneva, journalists Jenny Lei Ravelo and Vince Chadwick share exclusive insights from the 72nd World Health Assembly.
Here are the biggest takeaways from the 72nd World Health Assembly.
Delegates at the World Health Assembly discussed how best to address an expected 18 million shortfall in health care workers by 2030.
The 72nd World Health Assembly, India’s development-focused election, and the future of medical delivery drones.
"The only real barrier to [solving the problem of] snakebite is money, to be perfectly honest," said World Health Organization expert David Williams, as the agency launches its snakebite strategy.
As the Ebola outbreak rages on in the Democratic Republic of Congo, and the World Health Organization and other organizations face increasing challenges to respond, there are questions yet again about whether it’s time to declare a public health emergency of international concern.
The World Health Organization is doing well in terms of the speed and scale of its emergency response, but not so much on diversity and gender equality among staff.
The annual event tackles a range of global health issues. Here's what Devex will be keeping a close eye on in Geneva.