SANTE | HEALTH

18-Nov-2020 to 18:13

Senegal’s total fertility rate decreases -survey

APA-Dakar (Senegal) — The National Agency of Statistics and Demography’s (ANSD) 2019 Demographic and Health Survey released yesterday, showed a downward trend in the Total Fertility Rate (TFR) in Senegal.

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17-Nov-2020 to 20:30

Morocco: China to deliver COVID-19 vaccines by December

APA-Rabat (Morocco) — Morocco could receive the first batch of coronavirus vaccines from China starting in December, according Moroccan website Hespress, citing informed sources.

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06-Nov-2020 to 14:24

S/Africa: Take precautionary measures against malaria – Official

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South Africa on Friday advised travellers to take measures to prevent contracting malaria, one of the world’s biggest killer diseases.

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28-Oct-2020 to 13:17

Rwanda's COVID-19 fatalities at 35

APA - Kigali (Rwanda) — An 88-year-old woman succumbed to Covid-19 in Kirehe, a district in southeastern Rwanda near the border with Tanzania, raising the tally of Covid-19 deaths to 35 people since the pandemic reached the country in mid-March, according to the latest update report from the Health ministry on Wednesday.

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28-Oct-2020 to 13:17

Rwanda's COVID-19 fatalities at 35

APA - Kigali (Rwanda) — An 88-year-old woman succumbed to Covid-19 in Kirehe, a district in southeastern Rwanda near the border with Tanzania, raising the tally of Covid-19 deaths to 35 people since the pandemic reached the country in mid-March, according to the latest update report from the Health ministry on Wednesday.

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27-Oct-2020 to 10:29

Rwanda estimates $638m as costs of fighting non-communicable diseases

APA - Kigali (Rwanda) — Rwandan Health officials on Tuesday said that the country will need to mobilise $638 million to finance a new 5-year campaign aimed at reducing premature mortality stemming from Non-Communicable Diseases (NCDs) by 25 per cent in 2025.

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21-Oct-2020 to 13:00

Rwanda’s Covid response draws praise from WHO

APA - Kigali (Rwanda) — The World Health Organization (WHO) has commended Rwanda “for instituting a strong system” that has enabled the country to “effectively confront” the Covid-19 pandemic, in a statement seen by APA in Kigali on Wednesday.

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