Assainissement et eau pour tous annonce la création d’un nouveau Conseil de leadership mondial

Des personnalités pour promouvoir l’eau, l’assainissement et l’hygiène universels d’ici 2030 NEW YORK, 22 février 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Aujourd’hui, le partenariat Assainissement et eau pour tous (SWA) a annoncé la formation d’un Conseil de leadership mondial (GLC), un groupe de haut niveau de dirigeants nommés de SWA qui plaidera pour l’eau, l’assainissement et l’hygiène universels d’ici 2030, date limite pour atteindre les objectifs de développement […]

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Sanitation and Water for All Announces New Global Leadership Council

Luminaries to Champion Universal Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene by 2030 NEW YORK, Feb. 22, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Today, the Sanitation and Water for All (SWA) partnership announced the formation of a Global Leadership Council (GLC), a high-level group of appointed SWA leaders who will advocate for universal water, sanitation and hygiene in the lead up to […]

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International Red Cross Issues Emergency Appeal to Halt New Ebola Outbreak in West Africa

The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies is appealing for $9.4 million to fund efforts to prevent a new Ebola outbreak from spreading across West Africa. The IFRC said Monday the money will be used to step up “surveillance and community sensitization efforts” in Guinea, Liberia, Côte d’Ivoire, Mali, Senegal and Sierra Leone. “Ebola does not care about borders,” said Mohammed Mukhier, the IFRC’s Regional Director for Africa. “Close social, cultural and economic ties between communities in Guinea and neighboring countries create a very serious risk of…

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Ebola Expert Calls for Vigilance Amid Outbreaks

With the Ebola virus flaring in the Democratic Republic of Congo and a new outbreak in Guinea, Dr. Jean-Jacques Muyembe Tamfum is worried. “This is a great concern for us, especially since the COVID and Ebola crises are occurring” simultaneously, said Muyembe, who manages DRC’s National Institute of Biomedical Research and is coordinating his country’s responses to both infectious diseases. A renowned expert on the Ebola virus, the 78-year-old microbiologist sees it as a more urgent threat than COVID-19 in his country. Meanwhile, the pandemic’s official death toll in Africa…

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