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    15-Jan-2019 to 22:00

    UAE firm keen to invest in Mozambique health sector

    APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — A group of businessmen from Abu Dhabi, the capital of the United Arab Emirates, plans to invest in health care in Mozambique, specifically in the fight against cancer of the cervix, uterus and prostate cancers, APA can report on Tuesday.

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    14-Jan-2019 to 14:12

    WHO orders mandatory Ebola screening at Uganda’s international airport

    APA-Kampala (Uganda) — The World Health Organization-WHO has ordered for mandatory Ebola screening of all passengers entering the country through Entebbe International Airport in a bid to avoid a possible outbreak in Uganda.

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    10-Jan-2019 to 13:54

    eSwatini suspends issuing livestock, meat permits

    APA-Mbabane (eSwatini) — Following an outbreak of foot and mouth disease (FMD) in South Africa, eSwatini has suspended the issuing of livestock and meat import permits with immediate effect.

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    10-Jan-2019 to 12:56

    Kampala battling Cholera outbreak

    APA-Kampala (Uganda) — A cholera outbreak has been confirmed in Kampala, after seven suspected cases tested positive for the disease.

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    10-Jan-2019 to 12:30

    Guinea: National health service acquires MRI machine

    APA-Conakry (Guinea) by Amadou Sadjo Diallo — President Alpha Condé Wednesday presided at the launch ceremony for the Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) service of the National Social Security Fund (CNSS) diagnostic center in Conakry.

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    09-Jan-2019 to 17:18

    S/Leone: Ex-junta leader gravely ill

    APA-Freetown (Sierra Leone) — Sierra Leone’s President Julius Maada Bio has ordered the immediate airlifting to Ghana for medical treatment of former junta leader Captain Valentine Strasser who is gravely ill and admitted at a hospital in Freetown.

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    05-Jan-2019 to 15:44

    Ethiopia screens 4.5M travellers for Ebola

    APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — Ethiopia’s Ebola preparedness and response task force continues to take protective measures through screening cross border travellers and passengers at border entry points.

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