WHO opens regional Ebola response centre

Accra, 18 July 2014 – Two weeks following the Accra emergency ministerial meeting of African Health Ministers on Ebola, WHO has activated a Sub-regional Outbreak Coordination Centre in Conakry, Guinea. This is a first step towards the implementation of the inter-country strategic plan developed at the conference to curb the disease. The Centre will act as a coordinating platform to consolidate and harmonize the technical support to West African countries by all major partners and to assist in resource mobilization. Read more…