SANTE | HEALTH

23-Nov-2021 to 11:46

Pfizer seeks S/Africa’s approval for Covid booster shots

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — The South African government has received a request from the US drug company Pfizer seeking approval for its booster drug to be used in the country, the South African Health Products Regulatory Authority (SAHPRA) said on Tuesday.

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14-Nov-2021 to 14:14

Covid-19 deadlier for Africans living with diabetes – WHO

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South Africa on Sunday joined other African countries in observing World Diabetes Day on Sunday, with the World Health Organisation (WHO) warning that diabetic patients who contract Covid-19 have a higher chance of dying from the underlying disease.

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10-Nov-2021 to 19:31

Covid-19: Morocco ends night curfew

APA - Rabat (Morocco) — Morocco has lifted a night curfew it introduced in the kingdom to help curb the spread of Covid-19, a statement by the government said.

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03-Nov-2021 to 17:49

Sensor-fitted bins deployed in Kigali to improve waste management

APA - Kigali (Rwanda) — As part of national efforts to promote the smart system for waste management in Kigali city, municipality authorities have officially inaugurated new dustbins, which are geolocalised and monitored via an internet-based system, an official source confirmed to APA Wednesday.

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01-Nov-2021 to 08:11

Rwanda's major private clinic allowed to resume work following suspension over...

APA - Kigali (Rwanda) — The Medical Business Company(MBC), one of the private clinics located in Nyamirambo, a suburb of Kigali city which was suspended early this month over lapses affecting patient safety, has been allowed to resume provision of healthcare services, the Ministry of Health (MOH) said on Saturday.

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27-Oct-2021 to 11:06

Rwanda to establish first ever vaccine plant in 2022

APA - Kigali (Rwanda) — Rwandan Government on Tuesday signed a memorandum of understanding with BioNTech to initiate the construction of the state-of-the-art manufacturing plant for mRNA-based vaccines slated for mid-2022.

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26-Oct-2021 to 10:52

Rwanda secures funds to build national referral lab

APA - Kigali (Rwanda) — Rwanda signed a financing agreement with the European Investment Bank (EIB) for the construction of the National Health Referral Laboratory, a statement issued in Kigali on Tuesday revealed.

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