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The 2030 development agenda has been incorporated into national government structure and policies, but it does not always translate clearly at the local level, experts at U.N. High-level Political Forum say.
In low- and middle-income countries where health care resources are sparse and staff are stretched, how can health care workers adequately protect themselves from occupational illness, infection, or disease in a bid to further safeguard the health of the wider community?
Recent events, from the spread of the disease in Goma to the murder of two Ebola health workers, led experts to recommend WHO declare the outbreak a global health emergency, one year into the DRC Ebola outbreak.
WHO's decision to declare the Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo as a public health emergency could help raise extra funds for the crisis — but it also comes with risks.