Central African Republic media and news releases
10 January 2014
5 January 2014 -- WHO re-deployed its teams to Bouar and Kaga Bandoro, cities in western and central part of Central African Republic. Relative calm since last week allowed humanitarian agencies to resume their work in these two cities affected by the latest surge of violence that erupted last month.
2 January 2014
WHO and partners launch measles vaccination campaign
Following the confirmation of cases of measles in two camps for displaced persons – near Bangui airport (3 cases) and at the Don Bosco Centre in Damala (5 cases) - WHO, UNICEF, MSF and other partners will support an emergency response immunization campaign to control this epidemic starting Friday, 3 January 2014.
27 December 2013
Bangui, Central African Republic - WHO is moving 2.6 tons of medical supplies from the Bangui airport to partners operating health facilities in the capital city. The supplies include medicines to treat large number of wounded people in the latest surge of violence in the Central African Republic. According to the Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA), 214,000 people are internally displaced in the capital city alone.
19 December 2013
WHO team visited the displacement camp near Mpoko airport hosting around 45 000 people who have fled recent violence, to rapidly assess the health situation and priority needs.
18 December 2013
L’OMS renforce ses équipes d’urgence pour une réponse sanitaire appropriée en faveur de la population