Humanitarian Health Action

Health in Mali

Government of Mali and WHO announce the end of the Ebola outbreak in Mali

18 January 2015, Bamako - Malian authorities and the World Health Organization (WHO) today announced the end of the outbreak of Ebola virus disease in Mali since 42 days had elapsed after the last Ebola case tested negative in laboratory tests on the 6 December 2014.

Mali confirms two new cases of Ebola virus disease

25 November 2014 -- Mali’s Ministry of Health has confirmed an additional 2 new cases of Ebola virus disease. The first, confirmed on 22 November, occurred in the 23-year-old fiancée of the 25-year-old nurse who attended the Grand Imam from Guinea (the index case in this outbreak) and died of Ebola on 11 November.

Mali: Details of the additional cases of Ebola virus disease

21 November 2014 -- As of today, Mali has officially reported a cumulative total of 6 cases of Ebola virus disease, with 6 deaths. Of the 6 cases, 5 are laboratory confirmed and one remains probable as no samples were available for testing.

Mali confirms its second fatal case of Ebola virus disease

12 November 2014 -- Mali’s Ministry of Health has confirmed the country’s second fatal case of Ebola virus disease. The case occurred in a nurse who worked at a privately-run clinic in the capital city, Bamako.

Implementation report on the health activities in Mali

April 2014 -- In the complex humanitarian crisis, which has had serious consequences for the population of Mali, the WHO Representatives Office implemented a set of Health Cluster actions. These interventions strengthened the capacity of the office and the coordination of health partners. The activities have improved access to health care in the northern and central regions of Mali and ensured disease-control. The morbidity and mortality has reduced and lives has been saved during the crisis. These are the first steps towards early rehabilitation of the health system.

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