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Women join hands to oust Ebola from Democratic Republic of the Congo


11 January 2019 - For the past 12 years, Mama Mwatatu has hosted a call-in radio talk show called “Women and Development” and has a devoted female audience, earning her the nickname Mother Counsellor of Beni. Recently, she teamed up with WHO's community engagement team to get the answers to more technical questions that were coming from her audience.

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