SANTE | HEALTH

11-Jul-2019 to 17:37

Mozambique: Living dangerously on fake medicines

APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — When Amanda Aleluia came down with stomach pains one Wednesday, she did the sensible thing and went to see a doctor in her densely populated suburb of Xipamanine in the Mozambican capital Maputo.

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11-Jul-2019 to 12:11

Stillbirth in Sub-Saharan Africa still high-Experts

APA-Nairobi-(Kenya) — It is estimated that globally, over 2.6 million stillbirths occur every year, a majority of these being from sub-Sahara Africa.

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10-Jul-2019 to 10:09

Over 39,000 living with HIV in Liberia - Official

APA-Monrovia (Liberia) — The Chairperson of the National AIDS Commission (NAC) of Liberia has revealed that a total of 39,144 persons are currently living with the Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) in the country.

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09-Jul-2019 to 10:14

A graduate at 47, new midwife triumphs over life’s trials

APA-Juba (South Sudan) By Arlene Alano — At age 47, Angelina Akongo was the oldest of 73 midwifery and nursing students from Juba and Kajo Keji to graduate this year – and she feels like a brand new person.

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08-Jul-2019 to 17:12

Cameroon cholera outbreak claims 48 lives

APA-Douala (Cameroon) By Mbog Achille — A cholera epidemic, particularly in northern Cameroon, has already claimed the loves of 48 people, according to figures released by the Public Health ministry on Monday.

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02-Jul-2019 to 14:10

Cameroon identifies nearly 750,000 hepatitis patients

APA - Douala (Cameroon) — Some 750,000 people are infected with viral hepatitis in Cameroon through its A, B and C forms, a prevalence rate of nearly 10 percent of the country’s total population, according to statistics copied to APA on Tuesday by the Africa Regional Office of Epi -Centre.

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01-Jul-2019 to 18:52

eSwatini adopts WHO anti-drug resistance tool

APA-Mbabane (eSwatini) — eSwatini has adopted a new World Health Organisation (WHO) tool to accelerate action against antibiotics (antimicrobial) resistance, as 50 percent of these drugs are abused.

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