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    23-May-2018 to 18:57

    Ethiopia: €19.6m Dutch grant to fund public health

    APA- Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — The government of the Netherlands on Wednesday extended €19.6 million in grants to Ethiopia to finance its public health infrastructure development.

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    22-May-2018 to 14:27

    WHO supports Ebola vaccination in DRC

    APA-Dakar (Senegal) — The government of the Democratic Republic of Congo, with the support of WHO and partners, is preparing to vaccinate high risk populations against Ebola virus disease (EVD) in affected health zones.

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    22-May-2018 to 11:30

    Targeted vaccination against Ebola kicks off in DRC

    APA-Kinshasa (DR Congo) — A targeted vaccination against the Ebola virus disease kicked off Monday in Mbandaka, Equateur Province (northeast of the Democratic Republic of Congo) with 73 health workers receiving a shot.

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    21-May-2018 to 14:16

    Kenya issues alert over outbreak of Rift Valley Fever

    APA-Nairobi (Kenya) — Kenya on Monday issued an alert for a possible outbreak of the deadly Rift Valley Fever, following prolonged rains.

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    21-May-2018 to 12:16

    Mozambique, EU, UNICEF partner to combat malnutrition

    APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — The Mozambican government has partnered with the European Union (EU) and the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) to implement a programme to combat chronic malnutrition in the provinces of Zambézia and Nampula.

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    21-May-2018 to 08:04

    S/Africa deploys 2,800 doctors, interns to clinics

    APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South Africa’s health authorities have deployed 1,300 community service doctors and 1,500 medical interns to clinics nationwide for the 2018 and 2019 annual cycle, the Ministry of Health said on Monday.

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    18-May-2018 to 23:13

    Eswatini welcomes WHO’s first ever list of tests for diagnosis

    APA-Mbabane (Eswatini) — Eswatini has welcomed the World Health Organisation's (WHO) first-ever catalogue identifying 113 tests to improve diagnosis, APA can report.

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