South Sudan, Uganda, and Kenya strengthen implementation of cross-border disease surveillance and outbreak response in East Africa


The Republic of South Sudan hosted a joint cross-border multi-sectoral disease surveillance meeting in Nimule, South Sudan from 24-26 April, 2018. Experts drawn from human, animal, environmental health and immigration sectors of South Sudan, Uganda, and Kenya deliberated mechanisms to strengthen implementation of cross boarder disease surveillance and outbreak response in the region.

The meeting was convened by the World Health Organization (WHO), the East African Community, the East Central and Southern Africa – Health Community (ECSA-HC) through the East Africa Public Laboratory Networking project and the respective Ministries of Health in South Sudan, Uganda, and Kenya.

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Source: Relief Web