SANTE | HEALTH

21-Sep-2022 to 18:48

Kenya on Ebola alert after Uganda outbreak

APA-Nairobi (Kenya) — Kenya's Health ministry Wednesday issued an alert to all counties across the country following the reported Ebola outbreak in neighbouring Uganda.

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20-Sep-2022 to 10:33

Uganda confirms Ebola outbreak

APA-Kampala (Uganda) — The health authorities in Uganda on Tuesday declared an outbreak of Ebola after a case of the relatively rare Sudan strain was confirmed in Mubende district in the central part of the country.

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18-Sep-2022 to 15:09

Polio outbreak in Sudan declared over

APA-Khartoum (Sudan) — Sudan’s outbreak of circulating vaccine-derived poliovirus type 2 (cVDPV2) has been successfully stopped, according to experts from WHO, UNICEF and the United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

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16-Sep-2022 to 16:58

Ghana declares end to Marburg disease outbreak

APA-Accra (Ghana) — Ghana on Friday declared the end of the Marburg virus disease outbreak that was confirmed nearly two months ago.

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14-Sep-2022 to 10:34

Tunisia to host first Africa and Middle East digital health conference

APA-Tunis (Tunisia) — The Tunisian Association for Heath promotion, in partnership with the World Health Organisation, are hosting the Africa and Middle East Digital Health Conference and Exhibition (AMDHC) in Tunisia from Thursday 22nd to Saturday 24th September, a statement said on Wednesday.

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09-Sep-2022 to 12:59

Africa enjoys increased healthy life expectancy - WHO

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — Healthy life expectancy in Africa increased by an average of 10 years to 56 years in 2019, from 46 in 2000, a World Health Organization (WHO) said in a report.

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09-Sep-2022 to 12:52

Africa confirms 524 monkeypox cases

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — A total of 524 confirmed cases of monkeypox, including 12 deaths, have been reported across 11 African countries since 2022, announced World Health Organization (WHO) Regional Director for Africa Matshidiso Moeti Thursday.

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