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    19-Oct-2018 to 17:49

    Malaria wreaks deadly havoc in Chad

    APA- N'Djamena (Chad) — The tropical disease malaria is wreaking deadly havoc in Chad, claiming 922 lives in the past ten months, an assessment by the country’s Epidemiological Surveillance Servic reveals.

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    19-Oct-2018 to 12:40

    Sierra Leone hosts international conference on malaria

    APA-Freetown (Sierra Leone) — A two-day conference on malaria prevention and control commenced in Freetown on Thursday with calls for increased funding in the fight against the deadly disease.

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    18-Oct-2018 to 11:01

    eSwatini: Spike in use of birth of birth control methods

    APA-Mbabane (eSwatini) — Use of various forms of contraceptives has increased by 66 percent in eSwatini, according to the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA).

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    15-Oct-2018 to 19:34

    Chad: 1,000 women to be screened for cancer

    APA-N'Djamena (Chad) — The Chadian League Against Cancer launched in N'Djamena on Monday, a breast and cervical cancer screening campaign, with the goal of screening 1,000 women.

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    15-Oct-2018 to 07:43

    Zimbabwe VP receiving treatment at S/African hospital

    APA-Harare (Zimbabwe) — Zimbabwe’s co-Vice President Constantino Chiwenga is receiving medical treatment in neighbouring South Africa amid conflicting reports about the state of his health, APA learnt here on Monday.

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    05-Oct-2018 to 18:07

    Togo to host int’l forum on phytomedicine

    APA-Dakar (Senegal) — The Center for Research and Training on Medicinal Plants (CERFOPLAM) has announced that the Togolese capital Lome will next month host an international symposium.

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    03-Oct-2018 to 13:47

    Zimbabwe, WHO launch cholera vaccination campaign in Harare

    APA-Harare (Zimbabwe) — The Zimbabwe government on Wednesday launched a vaccination campaign aimed at protecting residents of Harare against cholera.

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