17 October 2014 -- WHO officially declares the Ebola outbreak in Senegal over and commends the country on its diligence to end the transmission of the virus. Senegal’s response is a good example of what to do when faced with an imported case of Ebola. However, Senegal remains vigilant for any suspected cases by strict compliance with WHO guidelines.
14 October 2014 -- More than 14 million people between the ages of 30 and 70 die each year from NCDs. 85% live in developing countries. This feature story illustrates how counselling centres in the Republic of Korea provide important community-based services to help combat noncommunicable diseases, such as cancer, diabetes and heart disease.
12 October 2014 -- In many communities, the outbreak of Ebola virus disease has caused intense fear that sometimes manifests in violence against health workers. WHO’s Dr Peter Clement took a bold approach, travelling 12 hours over dirt roads to the hostile communities in Lofa County, Liberia. There he went straight to meet the chiefs, to listen and work with communities to help them to develop their own plans.