just now


    21-Mar-2018 to 19:55

    Tanzania issues dengue fever warning

    APA-Dar es Salaam (Tanzania) — Tanzania’s Ministry of Health, Community Development, Gender, the Elderly and Children has warned the public that there are patients diagnosed with dengue fever in the country.

    Read more

    20-Mar-2018 to 19:58

    Listeriosis: Mozambique torches 55 tonnes of imported meat

    APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — The Inspector General of the National Inspectorate of Economic Activities (INAE) in Mozambique, Acacio Foia said his department has incinerated 55 tonnes of assorted types of processed meat from South Africa worth $210,000.

    Read more

    19-Mar-2018 to 11:09

    Mauritania, Iran sign MoU on health

    APA-Nouakchott (Mauritania) — Mauritania and Iran have signed a memorandum of understanding on a wide range of health cooperation issues, according to reliable sources in Nouakchott.

    Read more

    17-Mar-2018 to 14:58

    Mozambique: Trachoma treatment campaign targets 900,000

    APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — Mozambican health authorities will launch a massive campaign for the treatment of trachoma, which will benefit 903,910 people in six of the 22 districts of the central province of Zambezia, APA can report on Saturday.

    Read more

    16-Mar-2018 to 17:15

    Swaziland: Newborn almost buried alive after certified dead

    APA-Mbabane (Swaziland) — A newborn baby was almost buried alive as doctors certified it dead and handed it over to relatives for burial at the Raleigh Fitkin Memorial (RFM) hospital in Swaziland, APA learnt Friday.

    Read more

    16-Mar-2018 to 05:54

    SADC discusses measures to counter listeria outbreak

    APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — Southern African Development Community (SADC) health ministers have agreed on a course of action to mitigate the impact of an outbreak of listeriosis that has claimed nearly 200 lives in the region, South African Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi has said.

    Read more

    15-Mar-2018 to 16:48

    Botswana intensifies surveillance as listeria outbreak spreads to Namibia

    APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Botswana’s health ministry said on Thursday it has intensified efforts to ensure that processed meat products do not enter the country amid reports that neighbouring Namibia has reported a case of listeriosis disease.

    Read more