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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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    19-Dec-2018 to 11:25

    Liberia’s police to get china built clinic, laboratory

    APA-Monrovia (Liberia) — The government of the People’s Republic of China will in 2019 construct a clinic and laboratory for use by the Liberia National Police (LNP), the Chinese Ambassador has disclosed.

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    17-Dec-2018 to 15:17

    Guinea: 500 newborns die every week – Official

    APA-Conakry (Guinea) by Sadjo Diallo — Five hundred newborns die every week in Guinea, mainly because of the lack of qualified midwives in the country's maternity hospitals, Ben Youssouf Keita, president of the National Assembly's Health and Sport Commission said on Monday in Conakry.

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    13-Dec-2018 to 17:59

    Sierra Leone: Police summons striking doctors

    APA -Freetown (Sierra Leone) — The Sierra Leone Police has summoned medical doctors for a meeting amidst a weeklong paralyzing industrial strike action.

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    13-Dec-2018 to 14:41

    Sierra Leone declares measles epidemic

    APA-Freetown (Sierra Leone) — The Sierra Leone government says it has mounted a search for active cases of measles nationwide as it declared an outbreak of the disease in two of its 16 districts.

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    12-Dec-2018 to 17:01

    Cameroon to launch 6.3b fCFA immunization programme

    APA-Douala (Cameroon) by Mbog Achille — Cameroon’s Ministry of Public Health and development partners announced Wednesday the launch in 2019 of a five-year vaccination programme.

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    11-Dec-2018 to 23:54

    S/Africa’s fight against HIV/AIDS ‘far from over’ – NGO

    APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — A South African non-governmental organisation, The Treatment Action Campaign (TAC)‚ has said that the country is still a long way to go in the fight against the HIV/AIDS epidemic.

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