Press Release

Announcement and call for abstracts

ANNOUNCEMENT AND CALL FOR ABSTRACTS The West African Health Organization (WAHO), in collaboration with ECOWAS Member States, Eastern, Central and Southern Health Community (ECSA-HC) and partners, are in the process of organizing the 4th ECOWAS Best Practices Forum in Health (FBPS) that will be held on 24-26 November 2021 in Praia, Cabo Verde . The forum will bring together senior...

Virtual High-Level Meeting with ECOWAS Parliament on Malaria Elimination on 5 August 2021

Group photo While the ECOWAS region accounts for about 10% of the global at-risk population, it accounts for nearly half of all malaria cases and deaths in the world. Malaria is endemic in the ECOWAS region and is a leading cause of hospital visits. Its effects go beyond sickness and deaths. It is also responsible for slowdown in economic growth...

Commemorating WAHO 34th Anniversary

Commemorating WAHO 34rd Anniversary The West African Health Organization (WAHO), the Health Institution of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) is commemorating the 34rd anniversary of its creation. It was created by Protocol A/P2/7/87 of 9 July 1987 signed in Abuja by the Heads of State and Government. Message on the occasion of the 34th WAHO Day by...
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