ADDIS ABABA, 31 January 2017 - /African Media Agency (AMA)/ - Today, Heads of State from across Africa endorsed the Addis Declaration on Immunization, also known as the Ministerial Declaration on Universal Access to Immunization, a historic and timely pledge to ensure that everyone in Africa – regardless of who they are or where they live – receives the full benefits of immunization. The endorsement was issued during the 28th African Union (AU) Summit in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
5 August 2016 – SIX parents whose babies died after they were vaccinated have approached the Legal Assistance Centre for help to sue the health ministry.
3 Mars 2016 - 2,1 milliards FRANC CFA de dons du milliardaire américain Bill Gates auraient été dilapidés entre 2008 et 2011 au Secrétariat technique du Comité de pilotage de la stratégie sectorielle de la santé, une structure rattachée au ministère de la Santé publique.
October 14, 2015 - Africa has made incredible improvements immunising children against preventable diseases such as polio, pneumonia, diphtheria, measles and tuberculosis. By 2014, 77% of the continent’s children were immunised. Compared to 1980, when only 5% of African children were vaccinated, this is a drastic improvement.
11 novembre 2012 - Selon les estimations du Bureau de la coordination des affaires humanitaires des Nations Unies (OCHA), 135 000 enfants sont menacés par la polio dans la ville portuaire de Kismayo en Somalie.
20 November 2012 - Health workers currently immunizing thousands of children and young adults against Meningitis A in Benin are currently doing so without having to spend days preparing ice packs and sourcing generators and fridges
9 November 2012 - An estimated 135,000 children are at risk of polio in Somalia’s port city of Kismayo, according to the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA).
A United Nations-backed scheme that delivers vital immunizations to those who need them the most announced today that it will provide funding for 37 more developing countries to introduce vaccines against the two leading causes of death among children – diarrhoea and pneumonia.
Selection of documentaries on key Child Rights issues in Africa from various sources.