SANTE | HEALTH

13-Jan-2021 to 17:22

Covid-19: Tunisia introduces general lockdown

APA-Tunis (Tunisia) — Tunisia on Tuesday issued a decree for a general lockdown accompanied by a “reinforced curfew” of four days from Thursday, APA can report.

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12-Jan-2021 to 11:41

Pretoria: Another minister tests positive for Covid-19

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South Africa’s Minister in the Presidency, Jackson Mthembu, is in self-quarantine after testing positive for the coronavirus, the Presidency announced on Tuesday.

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11-Jan-2021 to 23:46

Zambian leader fires health minister amid graft uproar

APA-Lusaka (Zambia) — Zambian President Edgar Lungu has fired Health Minister Chitalu Chilufya and replaced him with former Water Affairs Jonas Chanda.

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15-Dec-2020 to 18:44

First ever medical equipment with magnetic resonance imaging put into use to imp...

APA - Kigali (Rwanda) — Rwanda's King Faisal Hospital on Tuesday received the first ever magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) machine that is expected to e provide higher resolution scans of the body’s organs and tissues and allow better diagnosis.

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02-Dec-2020 to 13:37

S/Africa’s Gauteng province gets new health minister

APA-Johannesburg (South Africa) — South Africa’s Gauteng Premier David Makhura has appointed Nomathemba Mokgethi as the province’s new health minister, the premier announced on Wednesday.

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30-Nov-2020 to 13:11

HIV/AIDS: More needs to be done to reduce infections – Ramaphosa

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South Africa has a long way to go in stopping the spread of HIV among key population groups such as sex workers, men who have sex with men, and people who inject themselves with drugs using unsanitised needles, President Cyril Ramaphosa said on Monday.

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19-Nov-2020 to 16:48

Senegal tackles mystery disease blighting fishermen

APA - Dakar (Senegal) — Several people from various coastal areas of Senegal, who contracted few days, an unknown skin disease, have been placed in quarantine, reports said on Thursday.

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