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English  |  português 03:28:47, Tuesday, 30 Jun 2015
 
The UN will continue to support prevention and response efforts against Ebola in Guinea-Bissau-SRSG
25 June 2015 – The Acting Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General and Head of (UNMEER), Peter Graaff, ended a two-day official visit today in Guinea-Bissau, calling on authorities and citizens to remain vigilant against Ebola.

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Parliament approved military discipline law but suspended debate on Code of Military Justice
This week the Guinea-Bissau popular National Assembly approved the Law on Military Discipline by majority of votes- over 60-, but suspended the debate on the draft law of the Code of Military Justice, on the grounds that MPs need to conduct a deeper analysis.
Blood Donor Day: Guinea-Bissau hospitals short of blood, people afraid to give
12 June 2015 - The National Blood Service of the National Hospital Simão Mendes is facing difficulties of blood there is no blood stock in cases of emergency and people are afraid to give or for lack information or for cultural reasons. On World Day of Voluntary Blood Donor to be celebrated this Sunday, June 14, under the theme "Thank you for saving my life" blood collections campaigns will be organized in almost all the country.
Malnutrition may result from governmental instability and climate change
03 June 2015 – In reaction to the launch of 2015 State of Food Insecurity in the World (SOFI) Report, the Special Representative of the Secretary-General of the United Nations (SRSG) for Guinea-Bissau, Miguel Trovoada, said Wednesday in Bissau that political stability is essential for development. "In a society with permanent instability it is very difficult to promote actions that can lead to development and subsequently to poverty reduction."
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Only 0.3% of Bissau Guineans are blood donors. WHO recommends a threshold of 5% of the population