SANTE | HEALTH

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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11-May-2022 to 13:38

S/Africa secures $540m Global Fund deal for HIV, TB support

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — The South African National AIDS Council (SANAC) will on Thursday sign a new Global Fund grant valued at over US$540 million under the next three-year cycle for its HIV and TB response in the country.

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03-May-2022 to 22:36

Dakar hosts international symposium on surgical care

APA-Dakar (Senegal) — The event will feature a three-day program with six high-level plenary sessions.

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26-Apr-2022 to 13:56

Africa in great strides against malaria despite Covid-19

APA - Dakar (Senegal) — Big achievements were recorded last year in the fight against malaria despite the persistence of the pandemic, according to the World Health Organization (WHO).

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22-Apr-2022 to 09:57

Senegal’s health workers on general strike

APA - Dakar (Senegal) — After the arrest of four midwives over the death of a patient in a hospital in northern Senegal, health unions have decided to show solidarity.

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