SANTE | HEALTH

13-Apr-2019 to 08:06

Botswana to test children for HIV

— Botswana' Ministry of Health Will starting from May test children who are 18 months and above for HIV, state run Dailynews reported here late Friday.

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11-Apr-2019 to 21:03

Kenya made huge strides in affordable healthcare - First Lady

APA-Nairobi (Kenya) — Kenya’s First Lady Margaret Kenyatta on Thursday commended the progress being made by the government and its partners to ensure that Kenyans have access to affordable healthcare services.

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10-Apr-2019 to 20:17

eSwatini tightens cholera surveillance following cyclone

APA-Mbabane (eSwatini) — eSwatini is monitoring diarrhoea diseases following an outbreak of cholera in neighbouring Mozambique.

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10-Apr-2019 to 19:55

Snap rollout of cholera vaccines in Mozambique

APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — The Ministry of Health in Mozambique has concluded a successful six-day emergency cholera vaccination campaign that reached more than 800 000 people in four districts affected by Cyclone Idai.

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09-Apr-2019 to 11:33

Sudan anti-measles, polio vaccination targets 11 million infants

APA-Khartoum (Sudan) — Sudan's Health ministry in collaboration with the World Health Organization (WHO), have launched a large-scale campaign to vaccinate over 11 million children aged 0 month to 10 years against measles and polio combined with vitamin A supplement.

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08-Apr-2019 to 21:49

Liberia, Japan ink $2.7m health grant

APA-Monrovia,(Liberia) — The governments of Liberia and Japan have signed a $2.7 million grant agreement geared towards supporting the Liberian health sector.

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07-Apr-2019 to 08:59

Mozambique: Malaria claims 655 lives in 2019 Q1

APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — Mozambique's Ministry of Health says the number of deaths from malaria in the country reached 655 in the first three months of 2019, up by 344 cases compared to the same period last year.

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