SANTE | HEALTH

02-Dec-2020 to 13:37

S/Africa’s Gauteng province gets new health minister

APA-Johannesburg (South Africa) — South Africa’s Gauteng Premier David Makhura has appointed Nomathemba Mokgethi as the province’s new health minister, the premier announced on Wednesday.

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30-Nov-2020 to 13:11

HIV/AIDS: More needs to be done to reduce infections – Ramaphosa

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South Africa has a long way to go in stopping the spread of HIV among key population groups such as sex workers, men who have sex with men, and people who inject themselves with drugs using unsanitised needles, President Cyril Ramaphosa said on Monday.

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19-Nov-2020 to 16:48

Senegal tackles mystery disease blighting fishermen

APA - Dakar (Senegal) — Several people from various coastal areas of Senegal, who contracted few days, an unknown skin disease, have been placed in quarantine, reports said on Thursday.

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18-Nov-2020 to 18:13

Senegal’s total fertility rate decreases -survey

APA-Dakar (Senegal) — The National Agency of Statistics and Demography’s (ANSD) 2019 Demographic and Health Survey released yesterday, showed a downward trend in the Total Fertility Rate (TFR) in Senegal.

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17-Nov-2020 to 20:30

Morocco: China to deliver COVID-19 vaccines by December

APA-Rabat (Morocco) — Morocco could receive the first batch of coronavirus vaccines from China starting in December, according Moroccan website Hespress, citing informed sources.

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06-Nov-2020 to 14:24

S/Africa: Take precautionary measures against malaria – Official

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South Africa on Friday advised travellers to take measures to prevent contracting malaria, one of the world’s biggest killer diseases.

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28-Oct-2020 to 13:17

Rwanda's COVID-19 fatalities at 35

APA - Kigali (Rwanda) — An 88-year-old woman succumbed to Covid-19 in Kirehe, a district in southeastern Rwanda near the border with Tanzania, raising the tally of Covid-19 deaths to 35 people since the pandemic reached the country in mid-March, according to the latest update report from the Health ministry on Wednesday.

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