SANTE | HEALTH

16-Apr-2021 to 17:17

S/Africa turns to Russians, Chinese for Covid vaccines

APA-Durban (South Africa) — Just days after “temporarily” suspending its vaccination programme that used the Johnson & Johnson coronavirus vaccine, South Africa would secure the Russian-made Sputnik V vaccines and China’s Sinovac injections to add to its vaccination arsenal, APA learnt on Friday.

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16-Apr-2021 to 11:44

Freetown: Junior doctors on strike over assault on colleague

APA-Freetown-(Sierra Leone) — Junior doctors in Sierra Leone are on Friday into a third day of an indefinite strike following an assault on one of their members at the main referral Connaught hospital in Freetown, APA can report.

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12-Apr-2021 to 22:26

Ethiopia launches refugee vaccination against COVID-19

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — Ethiopia on Monday announced the launching of a vaccination exercise targeting refugees against COVID-19 in one of the camps in the west of the country.

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12-Apr-2021 to 21:37

C/d'Ivoire: Bolloré, UNICEF join forces to fight malaria

APA-Abidjan (Côte d'Ivoire) — Bolloré Transport and Logistics and UNICEF will be working together to fight malaria in Cote d’Ivoire, APA can report on Monday.

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02-Apr-2021 to 17:13

Senegal gets 220m CFA USA funding to prevent Ebola

APA-Dakar (Senegal) — The U.S. government has granted Senegal funding to strengthen its capacity to deal with the Ebola epidemic, APA can report.

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25-Mar-2021 to 12:03

Morocco launches TB prevention plan

APA - Rabat (Morocco) — Tuberculosis remains a public health concern strongly influenced by social, economic and environmental determinants that require concerted efforts at national level.

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24-Mar-2021 to 13:31

S/Africa: ‘Catch-up plan’ for TB treatment in place - Minister

APA-Mbombela (South Africa) — A year after the worldwide coronavirus pandemic hit South Africa, Health Minister Zweli Mkhize has said the government was ready with a “catch-up plan” to tackle tuberculosis (TB) treatment in the country.

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