SANTE | HEALTH

18-Jan-2022 to 13:47

Ramaphosa to inaugurate Africa pharmaceuticals initiative

APA-Cape Town (South Africa) — President Cyril Ramaphosa will on Wednesday launch a vaccine manufacturing plant in Cape Town and an African coalition to promote domestic production of pharmaceuticals, the presidency announced on Tuesday.

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07-Jan-2022 to 10:16

Turkish doctors impact Niger health system

APA-Niamey (Niger) — Turkish medical volunteers performed a total of 547 surgical operations, 4602 internal medicine and gynecological examinations, and 633 dental procedures as part of a scheme to improve the health delivery in Niger, APA has learnt on Friday.

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16-Dec-2021 to 23:26

DR Congo declared Ebola free

APA-Kinshasa (Democratic Republic of Congo) — After a countdown of 42 days, twice the incubation period, no case of the highly transmissible disease has been reported in the country, health authorities said.

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16-Dec-2021 to 09:47

Congo: Bolloré Transport & Logistics AIDS crusade targets schools

APA-Pointe-Noire (Congo) — The Congolese subsidiary of the French multinational firm Bollore Transport and Logistics Congo has held an awareness campaign on HIV targeting hundreds of young people in school.

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07-Dec-2021 to 12:55

Africa set to miss “major targets” in fight against AIDS - WHO

APA-Dakar (Senegal) — On the black continent, the World Health Organization (WHO) maintains, HIV is still expected to be a “threat to public health” by 2030.

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02-Dec-2021 to 16:03

Spread of HIV/AIDS slows down in Africa-UNICEF

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — African countries have made tremendous progress in slowing down the spread of the disease despite the disruptions caused to prevention and treatment of HIV/AIDS by the COVID-19 pandemic, especially last year, the UN agency said Wednesday in a statement.

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01-Dec-2021 to 23:32

S/Africa: Empowering women key to fighting against HIV/AIDS – VP

APA- Pretoria (South Africa) — Citing a United Nations report that says Aids is the leading cause of death for adolescent girls and women aged between 15 and 49 years, South Africa's Deputy President David Mabuza on Wednesday said empowering women was key to fighting against HIV/AIDS.

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