SANTE | HEALTH

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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22-Jun-2019 to 07:39

Uganda vaccinate over 400 against Ebola

APA-Kampala (Uganda) — Uganda has vaccinated 456 individuals against Ebola Virus Disease in 13 areas of Kasese District.

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18-Jun-2019 to 11:07

WHO report spurs Ghana on to eliminate malaria

APA-Accra (Ghana) — The World Health Organization (WHO) report on malaria for the year 2018 has gingered Ghana to assemble health professionals in Accra to develop strategies to help reduce the high impact of malaria infections on the country.

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18-Jun-2019 to 05:31

Close to 2,300 eSwatini boys circumcised in school campaign

APA-Mbabane (eSwatini) — Close to 2,300 boys have been circumcised during a two-week programme targeting schoolboys in eSwatini, health officials said on Monday.

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15-Jun-2019 to 16:13

S/Africa: Technology key to taming HIV/Aids

APA-Durban (South Africa) — South African Deputy President David Mabuza said that if the country is to effectively tackle the HIV/Aids epidemic, innovations and technology must be placed at the forefront of the war against the syndrome.

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