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Ten African countries endorse cross-border collaboration framework on Ebola outbreak preparedness and response
eMediNexus,  22 October 2019
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The Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) and its nine neighboring countries, during a meeting of ministers, senior health and immigration officials and partners in Goma, endorsed a joint framework to strengthen cross-border collaboration on preparedness and response to Ebola virus and other disease outbreaks.

Representatives of the 10 countries – Angola, Burundi, Central African Republic, Republic of the Congo, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Rwanda, South Sudan, Uganda, United Republic of Tanzania and Zambia – noted with concern the Ebola outbreak in north-eastern DRC, which has continued for more than a year, and the increasing potential to spread into the neighboring countries. They recognized the shared threat that the outbreak poses to health and economic security in the subregion and other parts of Africa and the need to develop an action plan to mitigate the effects of these threats… (WHO, October 21, 2019)

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