SANTE | HEALTH

27-May-2022 to 12:36

Africa CDC calls for increase in surveillance against monkeypox

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — The Africa Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC) on Thursday called on African countries to increase surveillance against monkeypox, a virus currently spreading in Africa.

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27-May-2022 to 12:34

Ramaphosa hopes ‘monkeypox stays away from S/Africa’

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — President Cyril Ramaphosa says he hopes that monkeypox will spare South Africa in view of the fact that the country is still smarting from the Covid-19 pandemic.

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24-May-2022 to 18:11

Ethiopia's Gebreyesus re-elected WHO Director General

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — Member states of the World Health Organization (WHO) on Tuesday re-elected the Ethiopian head of the body for a second five-year term as Director General.

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24-May-2022 to 10:24

Mozambique declares second cholera outbreak in two months

APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — Mozambique has declared a cholera outbreak in its central Zambezia region, days after the southern African country reported the re-emergency of polio cases.

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19-May-2022 to 08:57

Mozambique declares polio outbreak

APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — Mozambique health authorities have declared a polio outbreak after the virus was detected in a child in the north-eastern Tete province.

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17-May-2022 to 13:03

Africa: Foreign firm to establish seven pharmaceutical plants

APA - Abidjan (Cote d’Ivoire) — Guinea, Senegal, Mauritania, Benin, Nigeria, Congo and Angola have been chosen by the Turkish and American companies Ilaç and Interglobe IEG, respectively, the sponsors of the project.

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13-May-2022 to 04:56

Measles outbreak claims 14 lives in Zimbabwe’s Manicaland region

APA-Harare (Zimbabwe) — At least 14 children have died in Zimbabwe’s Manicaland province following a measles outbreak in the region, the Ministry of Health said on Thursday.

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