Gabon is a country spanning the equator on the west coast of Central Africa. 

Common diseases found in Gabon include Malaria, HIV/AIDS and tuberculosis, whilst emerging infectious disease outbreaks have included chikungunya, Monkeypox, Lassa fever, Zika and Dengue Fever.

Key Facts 

  • It has a population of around 2 million people
  • The One Health meeting in the African region, organized by WHO/AFRO, FAO, USAID, American CDC and OIE, the One Health Central and Eastern Africa network (OHCEA) and the African Union Inter-African Bureau for Animal Resources (AU-IBAR) was held in Libreville, Gabon in 2012