SANTE | HEALTH

13-Aug-2019 to 10:28

Over 70% of eSwatini children below 17 are AIDS orphans - UN

APA-Mbabane (eSwatini) — A United Nations report suggests that about 71 percent of eSwatini children under the age of 17 are orphaned and vulnerable due to the impact of HIV and AIDS.

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12-Aug-2019 to 11:56

Botswana dicing with death over ARV scarcity

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Hundreds of Botswana citizens who have been enrolled for Anti-Retroviral Drugs (ARVs) are risking their lives after it emerged that the country at some stage ran out of the life-saving drugs.

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09-Aug-2019 to 10:16

Liberian leader backs bid for safe drinking water for all

APA-Monrovia (Liberia) — Liberia President Dr. George Manneh Weah has reiterated his government’s commitment to supporting efforts aimed at making clean and safe drinking water available to all Liberians irrespective of their geographic location.

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09-Aug-2019 to 09:07

Japan team to assess Ebola havoc in DRC

APA-Kinshasa (DRC) — The Japanese government says it will dispatch a team to the Democratic Republic of Congo to assess the extent of the havoc unleashed by ebola epidemic currently blighting the country.

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08-Aug-2019 to 04:27

Wary Mozambique on ebola alert

APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — Mozambique has intensified routine surveillance measures at its entry points and within its territory to ensure that there no cases of a deadly Ebola virus, a senior Health ministry official has said.

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06-Aug-2019 to 06:38

Mugabe in a Singapore hospital since April – Mnangagwa

APA-Harare (Zimbabwe) — Former Zimbabwean president Robert Mugabe has been admitted in a Singapore hospital since April but is in a stable condition, President Emmerson Mnangagwa said on Monday.

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05-Aug-2019 to 14:01

Rwanda discourages travelling from Ebola-hit areas in DR Congo

APA - Kigali (Rwanda) — The Rwandan minister of Health Diane Gashumba, on Monday warned religious leaders from all evangalical churches in the country against inviting people from Ebola-hit areas in Eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) and said unessential cross-border trade should be highly avoided.

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