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Rory Stewart 29m
Thank you for all that you and your team are doing on the ground in the most difficult circumstances. It was a privilege to see them in Butembo and to see you today. We are strongly with you
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Rory Stewart 34m
In Geneva with the World Health Organisation, encouraging other nations to invest much more in the Ebola emergency in Congo. Now headed to UN in New York with the same message. We need to increase funding and focus relentlessly on this outbreak. It is a very dangerous situation.
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“Unless we get this right, what we’ve seen in Uganda, what we’ve seen in Goma, will happen again and we’re going to have some very, very deep regrets”. - calls on other countries to step up to support the Ebola response in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
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Harriett Baldwin 1h
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WHO African Region 10h
Rapid Response Teams on ground early this morning in , . Mobilised for prevention & preparedness, they’re heading out into communities to provide information, sort fact from rumour & help people to protect themselves.
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World Health Organization (WHO) 5h
Replying to @WHO
To end outbreak in , strong international support is needed: ▶️ urgent and sustained funding for the public health response ▶️ an enabling environment with both political and community outreach ▶️ appropriate security
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World Health Organization (WHO) 3h
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Investing in preparedness paid off in . There was no onward transmission after 3 cases from were detected in Uganda in mid-June.
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UK in Nigeria🇬🇧 4h
The Minister for Africa visited the Cassa Novas factory in Abuja to see how local producers are putting the brand on the map - and got to try some delicious cassava chips too!
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“Unless we get this right, what we’ve seen in Uganda, what we’ve seen in Goma, will happen again and we’re going to have some very, very deep regrets”. - calls on other countries to step up to support the Ebola response in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
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Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus 5h
Thank you for your strong statement , at and for urging countries to step up and support the outbreak in , but also to address the root causes of it: the weak health system, insecurity and political instability. Together, we can do it.
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World Health Organization (WHO) 5h
Replying to @UNOCHA
WHO- high level event on in is an opportunity for the international community to re-affirm its commitment to supporting the response politically and financially.
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Rory Stewart 3h
Ebola - on • why the situation remains so dangerous • why we need much more focus and support from the International Community
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Harriett Baldwin 6h
These women have increased income and lower cooking costs thanks to simple, cheap vaccinations of their chickens 🐓 🐣 🐓 ✅ and cleaner cookstoves
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DFID in the news: Rory Stewart announces UK aid’s biggest ever single direct commitment to tackle climate change in Africa
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Harriett Baldwin 6h
These young Nigerian women are able to catch up on their education thanks to
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UK in Nigeria🇬🇧 10h
The Minister of State for Africa has arrived in . First stop, a meeting with and and the diplomatic staff.
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Matthew Rycroft 6h
The current outbreak of in has claimed more than 1600 lives already. Today meets with other world leaders in calling for a global response to bring this deadly disease under control.
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DFID 6h
. is speaking now at the - high-level event on Ebola in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Watch live 👇
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BBC World Service 7h
Ebola has spread to Goma - the largest city yet in DRC. Britain's Secretary of State for International Development says the risks are high
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UK in Nigeria🇬🇧 7h
visited to see the exceptional work they deliver through to raise incomes, improve livelihoods. Interested in ? Read more here
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