Health assistance to millions in violence-afflicted Lake Chad Basin hampered by lack of funding
3 November 2015 – Violence continues to devastate the lives and health of the millions of people in the Lake Chad Basin – an area covering north-east Nigeria and parts of Cameroon, Chad and Niger. The World Health Organization (WHO) and humanitarian partners are appealing for urgent funding to cope with profound health challenges in the sub-region.
Negotiations for a new cooperation strategy between WHO and Niger has initiated
Renewal of the Cooperation strategy for 2016-2020 between WHO and Niger initiated in Niamey on 7 September 2015. The new cooperation strategy will be base on the evaluation and development of the one for 2009-2015.