Press Conference on Response to the 10th Ebola Virus Outbreak in the DRC

                                                                                MEDIA ADVISORY

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, 20 February 2019,-/African Media Agency (AMA)/-Press Conference on Response to the 10th Ebola Virus Outbreak in the DRC

INVITATION TO REPRESENTATIVES OF THE MEDIA

WHAT: Press conference on African Union’s efforts in supporting response to the 10th outbreak of Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) in North Kivu, Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).

WHO: Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC) of the African Union (AU).

The press conference will be addressed by Dr. John Nkengasong, Director, Africa CDC and Dr Matshidiso Moeti, Regional Director WHO AFRO

WHEN: Thursday, 21 February 2019

TIME: 11:00 am

WHERE: New Conference Center (NCC) of the African Union Commission, Addis Ababa (Briefing Room 1)

Journalists are invited to attend and cover the press conference at the African Union Headquarters on Thursday 21 February at 10:30 am.

Media inquiries:

Mr. Molalet Tsedeke; Tel: 0911-630631; Email: molalett@africa-union.org; Directorate of Information and Communication; AU Commission

Distributed by African Media Agency (AMA) on behalf of The African Union Commission.

About the Africa CDC

Africa CDC Is a specialized technical institution of the African Union to support Member States in their efforts to strengthen health systems and improve surveillance, emergency response, prevention and control of diseases.

Learn more at: http://www.africacdc.org

About the African Union

The African Union spearheads Africa’s development and integration in close collaboration with African Union Member States, the Regional Economic Communities and African citizens. AU Vision: to accelerate progress towards an integrated, prosperous and inclusive Africa, at peace with itself, playing a dynamic role in the continental and global arena, effectively driven by an accountable, efficient and responsive Commission.

Learn more at: http://www.au.int/en

For further information:

Directorate of Information and Communication | African Union Commission I E-mail: DIC@africa-union.org I Website: www.au.int I Addis Ababa | Ethiopia

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