SANTE | HEALTH

28-Sep-2022 to 11:56

Rwanda dismisses rumors of Ebola outbreak from Uganda

APA - Kigali (Rwanda) — Rwanda on Wednesday announced some emergency measures for stopping the virus Ebola from spreading across Uganda’s border.

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27-Sep-2022 to 09:24

S/Africa: Minister wants health facilities exempted from power cuts

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South Africa’s Health Minister Joe Phaahla is discussing with troubled power utility Eskom and other government departments to find ways of exempting health facilities from the current loadshedding, the ministry said on Tuesday.

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27-Sep-2022 to 08:52

Malawi cholera death toll jumps 69 percent in one month

APA-Blantyre (Malawi) — The death toll from the cholera outbreak in Malawi has risen by 69 percent over the past month, with official figures showing that the number of fatalities rose from 58 to 98 between August 25 and September 26.

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26-Sep-2022 to 23:05

Three new cases of monkeypox confirmed in Sudan

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — Three new cases of monkeypox have been confirmed in a camp for Ethiopian refugees in eastern Sudan.

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26-Sep-2022 to 17:28

Covid vaccination: Rwanda targets 5 to 11-year-olds

APA - Kigali (Rwanda) — Rwanda has launched a Covid-19 vaccination campaign for children aged 5 to 11 as part of the country's ongoing efforts to eradicate the Covid-19 pandemic, a health official disclosed Monday.

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23-Sep-2022 to 10:01

AFRO 2: the malaria project changing African lives

APA-Windhoek (Namibia) — About ten kilometres on the eastern outskirts of Rundu is the Mayana village, an area characterized by flood plains. In fact, Mayana means flood plains in the local dialect and is named after the low-lying ground surrounded by water.

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23-Sep-2022 to 09:23

Four Ebola suspects escape from health workers

APA-Kampala (Uganda) — Four suspected cases of Ebola are on the run after running away from health workers in Madudu sub-county in Mubende, APA learnt on Friday.

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