SANTE | HEALTH

07-Nov-2022 to 13:33

Gambia: Syrup victims' parents snub monetary compensation

APA-Banjul (The Gambia) — The Gambian parents and famlies of the child victims of the four contaminated syrups imported from Inida have turned down a $20, 000 compensation by the country's Gender ministry, APA can report form Banjul on Monday.

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02-Nov-2022 to 14:01

Asia, a net exporter of mosquitoes to Africa?

APA-Johannesburg (South Africa)A — Asia is a net exporter of mosquitoes to Africa, if report by a group of researchers on the nature of the invasive anopheles stephensi species is anything to go by.

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01-Nov-2022 to 10:15

Malawi cholera death toll leaps 64 percent – Ministry

APA-Lilongwe (Malawi) — The number of people who have died from a cholera outbreak in Malawi has risen by a staggering 64 percent over the past month as the government steps up efforts to improve the country’s water and sanitation infrastructure, the health ministry said late Monday.

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28-Oct-2022 to 07:26

Zimbabwe approves HIV injectable drug

APA-Harare (Zimbabwe) — Zimbabwe has approved a long-acting injectable drug to prevent HIV infection, becoming the first country in Africa to use the anti-retroviral drug.

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27-Oct-2022 to 20:52

13 African countries report 6,883 monkeypox cases

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — Thirteen African countries have reported 6,883 monkeypox cases since the beginning of 2022, the Africa Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC) disclosed on Thursday.

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25-Oct-2022 to 09:12

Israel providing life-saving heart treatment for Rwandan children

APA- Kigali (Rwanda) — Fabiola Munyana is an adorable and always smiling two-year old girl from Kayonza District, Eastern Province. By the time she was six months old only, her parents noticed something strange about her health, because she would get tired so easily and have difficulty while breathing.

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24-Oct-2022 to 07:05

S/Africans witness slight surge in new Covid infections

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South Africa has urged citizens to continue observing some Covid-19 safety measures following a slight increase in new coronavirus infections in the country as a result of less severe Omicron sub-variants BA4 and BA5.

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