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    10-Jan-2019 to 12:30

    Guinea: National health service acquires MRI machine

    APA-Conakry (Guinea) by Amadou Sadjo Diallo — President Alpha Condé Wednesday presided at the launch ceremony for the Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) service of the National Social Security Fund (CNSS) diagnostic center in Conakry.

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    09-Jan-2019 to 17:18

    S/Leone: Ex-junta leader gravely ill

    APA-Freetown (Sierra Leone) — Sierra Leone’s President Julius Maada Bio has ordered the immediate airlifting to Ghana for medical treatment of former junta leader Captain Valentine Strasser who is gravely ill and admitted at a hospital in Freetown.

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    05-Jan-2019 to 15:44

    Ethiopia screens 4.5M travellers for Ebola

    APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — Ethiopia’s Ebola preparedness and response task force continues to take protective measures through screening cross border travellers and passengers at border entry points.

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    04-Jan-2019 to 12:55

    Zimbabwe doctors call off month-long strike

    APA-Harare (Zimbabwe) — Striking Zimbabwean doctors on Friday agreed to call off a month-long industrial action following the intervention of First Lady Auxillia Mnangagwa.

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    03-Jan-2019 to 09:11

    New twist to Zimbabwe doctors strike

    APA-Harare (Zimbabwe) — The crisis in Zimbabwe’s health sector assumed a new twist on Thursday after senior doctors joined a month-long strike by their junior colleagues who are demanding an improvement in working conditions and payment in US dollars.

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    02-Jan-2019 to 08:45

    Zimbabwe: Mnangagwa cuts short vacation to deal with doctors strike

    APA-Harare (Zimbabwe) — Zimbabwe's President Emmerson Mnangagwa has been forced to cut his annual vacation to deal with a month-long strike by doctors that has paralysed public hospitals.

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    24-Dec-2018 to 09:53

    Zimbabwe gov’t on collision course with striking doctors

    APA-Harare (Zimbabwe) — The Zimbabwean government is set on a collision course with striking doctors at public hospitals after it issued them with an ultimatum to return to work or risk being fired.

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