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Akufo-Addo urged to support production of local pharmaceuticals

The Director General of the West African Health Organisation (WAHO), Dr Xavier Crespin, has appealed to President Akufo-Addo to support the local production of pharmaceuticals in the West African region. Dr. Xavier Crespin explained that the help of Ghana “in reinforcing local capacity to produce our own medicine” is of the utmost importance, as, “from our assessment, we produce only 25% of the medicines we need in our region, which is very weak. Our objective is to increase it to 50%.” The (...)


Ghana Renews Support to the West African Health Organization

Health minister, Hon Kwaku Agyeman Manu, has pledged more support from the Ministry of Health (MoH) and the government of Ghana to the West African Health Organization (WAHO) to improve health in the West African region. The minister argued that, one cannot isolate himself from health issues in the region due to it’s cross border activities, thus the need to support the ECOWAS health body, WAHO to enhance its mandate. “We will place priority on issues related to WAHO, the president has (...)


WAHO, Cape Verde discuss New Cooperation Models towards Health Improvement

The West African Health Organization (WAHO) is in talks with the Ministry of Health in Cape Verde to identify ways to strengthen cooperations and explore new models towards health improvement in the country and the sub-region. The discussions began when Dr Xavier Crespin, Director General of WAHO met with the country’s Prime Minister, Dr. Ulisses Correia and the Minister of Health and Social Security, Dr. Arlindo do Rosário last Monday (13th February 2017) to begin an official five days (...)


WAHO DG, Dr Xavier Crespin visits Cape Verde

Director-General of the West African Health Organization (WAHO), Dr Xavier Crespin will begin a five-day visit to Cape Verde on Monday [13th February,2017]. He will be received by the Prime Minister, Dr. Ulisses Correia e Silva, and hold a working meeting with the Minister of Health and Social Security, Dr. Arlindo do Rosário. Dr Crespin is expected to participate in a conference on the subject of “Investments in Health, Health Security and Economic Development: Contributions to the Tourism (...)


The World Bank provides a grant of 20 million US dollars to WAHO for the coordination and implementation of regional activities under the Regional Disease Surveillance Systems Enhancement project (REDISSE)

The World Bank, the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) and the West African Health Organization (WAHO) signed two agreements within the framework of implementation of the Regional Disease Surveillance Systems Enhancement project (REDISSE). The first agreement signed is the Financing Agreement between the World Bank and ECOWAS. The Director of Operations of the resident mission of the World Bank in Côte d’Ivoire, Mr. Pierre Laporte and the Director General of the West African (...)


Visit by HKI to WAHO, Bobo-Dioulasso, Burkina Faso on 17 October 2016

On 17 October 2016, WAHO was honoured to receive a high-level delegation from Helen Keller International (HKI) comprising Mette Kjaer Kinoti, Vice President, Africa; John Uniack Davis, Regional Director, West Africa and Fred Grant, the Regional Nutrition Advisor, Africa. The visit was organized to introduce Mr John Davis who had newly assumed duty at the end of August 2016 as well as to review the current level of partnership between the two organizations. It involved a courtesy call on (...)


Concrete actions needed to end the AIDS epidemic as a public health threat by 2030

Parliamentarians should collaborate worldwide to end the AIDS epidemic, according to the participants of the Ending the AIDS Epidemic as a Public Health Threat by 2030 workshop, which took place during the opening day of the World Health Summit in Berlin, Germany. See full article from UNAIDS.ORG


WAHO participates in the high level meeting on HIV/AIDS in BERLIN

Berlin, Germany, October 10, 2016 – The Director General of the West African Health Organization (WAHO), Dr Xavier Crespin has challenged the world “to move into concrete action so as to end AIDS as a public health threat by 2030”. He also said that HIV as well as improving access to testing services were challenging public health problems. Added to these, one can name Zika and other infectious diseases. There is the need therefore to improve prevention, screening and access to care and to (...)


NEPAD confers with WAHO on the West Africa medicines regulatory harmonization

Bobo-Dioulasso, September 30 – October 3, 2016 – The West African Health Organization (WAHO) has between September 30 and October 3, 2016 has played host to a delegation from the New Partnership for Africa’s Development Agency (NEPAD) at its Headquarters in Bobo-Dioulasso, Burkina Faso. The visit was within the framework of the implementation of the Model Law on the Medical Products Regulation in Africa and the objectives were: (i) to review progress in the implementation of the West (...)

 

 

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