SANTE | HEALTH

14-Nov-2019 to 20:12

Ethiopia, USAID launch $63m health information systems project

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — Ethiopia’s Ministry of Health and the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) on Thursday launched a new five-year USAID Digital Health Project to further strengthen the country's health systems.

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14-Nov-2019 to 18:16

Health reforms catch on with Mauritanian public

APA - Nouakchott (Mauritania) — The reforms announced by Mauritania's new Health minister, Mohamed Nedhirou Hamed is already gathering a huge momentum of solidarity among the population, APA can report in Nouakchott on Thursday.

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14-Nov-2019 to 10:48

Opinion: Can Africa be the first to eliminate Hepatitis C?

APA-Banjul (The Gambia) — We have a rare chance as a continent to send a message to the whole world: Africa is the first to eliminate Hepatitis C, writes Dr Sherine Helmy.

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12-Nov-2019 to 22:37

Mauritania cracks down on twenty private clinics

APA-Nouakchott (Mauritania) — About 20 private clinics in the Mauritanian capital Nouakchott have been closed by the authorities for illicit activity, Health ministry sources told APA.

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08-Nov-2019 to 14:36

Kenya: Hospitalised Moi 'recovering' after discharge

APA-Nairobi(Kenya) — Former Kenyan President Daniel Arap Moi is said to be recovering from home on Friday, a day after he was discharged from hospital, ending public speculation about him.

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04-Nov-2019 to 08:38

S/Leone's tragedy of the mentally ill

APA-Freetown (Sierra Leone) — It’s morning and a group of volunteers is gathering in a building on Freetown’s Siaka Steven Street. The volunteers, over a dozen of them, mostly social workers are about to embark on a routine exercise. They will spend between three and four hours walking in separate groups across the central business district of the capital, distributing food to the mentally ill who are for the most part homeless.

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26-Oct-2019 to 18:01

S/Africa ranks top in fighting pandemics in Africa - Survey

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — When it comes to having the best skills to fight epidemics and pandemics in the world, South Africa ranks tops in Africa, APA learnt on Saturday.

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