SANTE | HEALTH

08-Jun-2022 to 10:59

US donates condoms to Namibia amid shortage fears

APA-Windhoek (Namibia) — The United States has donated over 6.9 million condoms and 2.6 million lubricants to Namibia to help ease a shortage of the contraceptive in the southern African country.

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07-Jun-2022 to 12:03

Kenya food processing firms urged on safety standards

APA-Nairobi (Kenya) — Health Cabinet Secretary Mutahi Kagwe is urging food processing companies operating in the country to observe the highest standards of production to ensure better health and well-being of the population.

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01-Jun-2022 to 16:51

Monkeypox spreading across Africa

APA - Brazzaville (Congo) — Since the beginning of the year until mid-May, the World Health Organization (WHO) says it has recorded nearly 1,400 cases, including 1,392 suspected and 44 confirmed cases.

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01-Jun-2022 to 14:34

AU reviewing bids to host AMA headquarters

APA - Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — The headquarters of the African Union (AU) in Addis Ababa is hosting on Wednesday the first ordinary session of the Conference of States Parties to the African Medicines Agency (AMA).

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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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