UN peacekeeper in DR Congo honoured for combatting sexual violence on the frontlines

By | 16 November 2017

15 November 2017 – United Nations peacekeeper Major Seitebatso Pearl Block was commended on Wednesday for developing a Mission-wide, short message service (SMS) campaign to combat gender-based abuse by connecting with women in remote parts of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). “I’m very happy, I’m proud to have been recognized for the good that… Read More »

Message of the WHO Regional Director for Africa Dr Matshidiso Moeti on World Diabetes Day 2017

By | 14 November 2017

Today, November 14, the World Health Organization Regional Office for Africa joins the international community in commemorating World Diabetes Day 2017, under the theme “Women and diabetes – our right to a healthy future”. This is a day to re-commit ourselves to strengthening the prevention and control of diabetes in our region.  Globally, there has… Read More »