SANTE | HEALTH

10-Jul-2020 to 18:31

Covid-19: Morocco extends state of health emergency by one month

APA - Rabat (Morocco) — The Moroccan government, on Thursday, decided to extend the state of health emergency for another month, until August 10 at 6:00 p.m.

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07-Jul-2020 to 16:30

Union demands release of arrested Zimbabwe nurses

APA-Harare (Zimbabwe) — Nurses at Zimbabwe's public hospitals have vowed to continue protesting until the government agrees to pay them in United States dollars and releases their colleagues arrested for demanding better working conditions.

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07-Jul-2020 to 09:11

Botswana conducts injectable HIV drug trials

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Some 91 Batswana have enrolled in a medical trial to test the efficacy of a new HIV drug, state media reported on Tuesday.

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25-Jun-2020 to 16:55

Rwanda reports foot-and-mouth disease outbreak in cattle

APA - Kigali (Rwanda) — Rwandan ministry of Agriculture and Animal resources on Thursday confirmed an outbreak of foot-and-mouth disease in cattle in several parts of Eastern Province, urging owners of livestock to take preventive measures.

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19-Jun-2020 to 21:38

Ethiopia resorts to Dexamethasone as COVID-19 treatment

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — Ethiopian Ministry of Health has recommended the emergency use of low dose of Dexamethasone for COVID 19 patients who require oxygen and mechanical ventilation during treatment.

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09-Jun-2020 to 12:21

Mozambique: AIDS-related deaths decline by a third

APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — Mozambique’s fight against HIV and AIDS seems to be paying off amid revelations on Tuesday that the number of annual AIDS-related deaths in the country has declined by a third over the past 14 years.

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31-May-2020 to 13:28

S/Africa: Smokers need to prove cigarettes were bought legally

APA-Durban (South Africa) — South Africans found smoking cigarettes have to prove that the sticks on them were not contrabands, Police Minister Bheki Cele has warned.

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