Health early warning system for East Africa still in the pipeline

East African Community ministers  responsible for social development met in Bujumbura in October and urged the fast-tracking of  an integrated e-health regional information network to identify, confirm and respond rapidly to outbreaks of diseases with international ramifications. That’s the good news. The not so good news is that this project was due to be piloted […]

National Early Warning and Response System

from The Executive Director of the West African Network for Peace-building (WANEP), has challenged the government and peace-building partners to adopt a different attitude towards conflict resolution by redirecting their energies and resources towards the utilisation of early warning signals. According to Mr Emmnauel Bombande, the fire-fighting mechanisms that were used to tackle […]