WHO African Region

11 Aug 2008

Ratification legend:

  • Acceptance (A)
  • Approval (AA),
  • Accession (a)
  • Succession (d)
  • Formal confirmation (c)

Country name

Signature date

Ratification status

% of world population

population

Algeria 20-Jun-03 30-Jun-06 0.508% 33,858,000
Angola 29-Jun-04 20-Sep-07 0.255% 17,024,000
Benin 18-Jun-04 3-Nov-05 0.135% 9,033,000
Botswana 16-Jun-03 31-Jan-05 0.028% 1,882,000
Burkina Faso 22-Dec-03 31-Jul-06 0.222% 14,784,000
Burundi 16-Jun-03 22-Nov-05 0.128% 8,508,000
Cameroon 13-May-04 3-Feb-06 0.278% 18,549,000
Cape Verde 17-Feb-04 4-Oct-05 0.008% 530,000
Central African Republic 29-Dec-03 7-Nov-05 0.065% 4,343,000
Chad 22-Jun-04 30-Jan-06 0.162% 10,781,000
Comoros 27-Feb-04 24-Jan-06 0.013% 839,000
Congo 23-Mar-04 6-Feb-07 0.056% 3,768,000
Cote d’Ivoire 24-Jul-03 13-Aug-10 0.289% 19,262,000
Democratic Republic of the Congo 28-Jun-04 28-Oct-05 0.939% 62,636,000
Equatorial Guinea 17 September 2005 a 0.008% 507,000
Eritrea 0.073% 4,851,000
Ethiopia 25-Feb-04 1.246% 83,099,000
Gabon 22-Aug-03 20-Feb-09 0.020% 1,331,000
Gambia 16-Jun-03 18-Sep-07 0.026% 1,709,000
Ghana 20-Jun-03 29-Nov-04 0.352% 23,478,000
Guinea 1-Apr-04 7-Nov-07 0.140% 9,370,000
Guinea-Bissau 7 November 2008 a 0.025% 1,695,000
Kenya 25-Jun-04 25-Jun-04 0.563% 37,538,000
Lesotho 23-Jun-04 14-Jan-05 0.030% 2,008,000
Liberia 25-Jun-04 18-Sep-09 0.056% 3,750,000
Madagascar 24-Sep-03 22-Sep-04 0.295% 19,683,000
Malawi 0.209% 13,925,000
Mali 23-Sep-03 19-Oct-05 0.185% 12,337,000
Mauritania 24-Jun-04 28-Oct-05 0.047% 3,124,000
Mauritius 17-Jun-03 17-May-04 0.019% 1,262,000
Mozambique 18-Jun-03 0.321% 21,397,000
Namibia 29-Jan-04 7-Nov-05 0.031% 2,074,000
Niger 28-Jun-04 25-Aug-05 0.213% 14,226,000
Nigeria 28-Jun-04 20-Oct-05 2.220% 148,093,000
Rwanda 2-Jun-04 19-Oct-05 0.146% 9,725,000
Sao Tome e Principe 18-Jun-04 12-Apr-06 0.002% 158,000
Senegal 19-Jun-03 27-Jan-05 0.186% 12,379,000
Seychelles 11-Sep-03 12-Nov-03 0.001% 87,000
Sierra Leone 22 May 2009 a 0.088% 5,866,000
South Africa 16-Jun-03 19-Apr-05 0.728% 48,577,000
Swaziland 29-Jun-04 13-Jan-06 0.017% 1,141,000
Togo 12-May-04 15-Nov-05 0.099% 6,585,000
Uganda 5-Mar-04 20-Jun-07 0.463% 30,884,000
United Republic of Tanzania 27-Jan-04 30-Apr-07 0.606% 40,454,000
Zambia 23 May 2008 a 0.043% 11,922,000
Zimbabwe 0.200% 13,349,000

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