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East Africa: EAC Manifests Zeal Against Top Diseases

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THE East African Legislative Assembly (EALA) has adopted a report of the Committee on General Purpose on the oversight activity assessing levels of preparedness of partner states in management of epidemics, particularly Ebola and Dengue.

The House reiterated the need for the East African Community (EAC) Council of Ministers to develop a bloc's policy on management of communicable diseases in the region and to strengthen collaborative engagement with key stakeholders.

It took the action as the region discharges all its arsenal and explores modalities of con taining the Ebola and Dengue viruses that are life-threatening.

In effect, the Assembly wants further collaboration with stakeholders

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