Humanitarian Health Action

Mali health situation reports


  • 12 November 2014

    Mali confirms its second fatal case of Ebola virus disease

    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.

  • 10 November 2014

    Mali case, Ebola imported from Guinea

    Investigations undertaken by Ministries of Health in Mali and Guinea, assisted by WHO, have clarified the early exposure history of Mali’s first Ebola case. The index case in Mali, a 2-year-old girl who resided with her family in the urban commune of Beyla, Guinea, was diagnosed with Ebola, in Kayes, Mali, on 23 October and died on the following day.

  • 24 October 2014

    Mali confirms its first case of Ebola

    Mali’s Ministry of Health has confirmed the country’s first case of Ebola virus disease. The Ministry received positive laboratory results, from PCR testing, on Thursday and informed WHO immediately. In line with standard procedures, samples are being sent to a WHO-approved laboratory for further testing and diagnostic work.

  • April 2014

    Implementation report on the health activities

    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.