Protection of #children is at the heart of the 8th Child Protection Adviser Workshop this week in NY, with participants from Afghanistan, South Sudan, CAR, DRC, Iraq, Mali, Sudan, Somalia#ACTtoProtect
1. For the 3rd day in a row, there were 0 new #Ebola cases yesterday in DRC. There have been 9 zero days so far in Nov. Liking this trend! I think there are only 27 Ebola patients still in care. 147 people have been vaccinated with the J&J vaccine, rolled out in Goma this week.
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Ervebo was tested in a clinical trial during the West African Ebola outbreak several years ago and has been used during the outbreak in DRC that has been ongoing for more than a year.
SCOOP: is negotiating a security contract with the DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO through an Israeli firm that was paid $8M to block additional sanctions by the TRUMP administration against the DRC for corruption & human rights abuses.
These are the top 10 most dangerous countries for women: 1. India 2. Afghanistan 3. Syria 4. Somalia 5. Saudi Arabia 6. Pakistan 7. DRC 8. Yemen 9. Nigeria 10. United States