SANTE | HEALTH

18-Mar-2019 to 12:05

Botswana: Mogae takes HIV/AIDS crusade to Cote d’Ivoire

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — The former President of Botswana Festus Mogae who is credited with reducing HIV/AIDS related deaths in his country is due in Cote d’Ivoir as part of his campaign to eradicate the disease, APA learned Monday.

Read more

14-Mar-2019 to 19:42

WHO boosts eSwatini with $107, 143 for antivenins

APA-Mbabane (eSwatini) — The World Health Organization (WHO) has pumped $107 143 into eSwatini’s coffers for the purchasing of ten different types of antivenins.

Read more

14-Mar-2019 to 09:01

Nairobi becomes first East African City to launch human milk bank

APA-Nairobi (Kenya) — Kenya's capital city Nairobi will be the first city in the East African region to have a state-of-the-art public Human Milk Bank (HMB).

Read more

12-Mar-2019 to 16:13

Deadly plague reported at Uganda-DRC border

APA-Kampala (Uganda) — The World Health Organistaion (WHO) has warned of an outbreak of a deadly plague at Uganda’s border with the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).

Read more

06-Mar-2019 to 23:53

DRC to supply ARVs to Gabon - UNAIDS

APA-Libreville (Gabon) By Isaac Mackanga — UNAIDS Director in Gabon Françoise Ndayishimiye has revealed that the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) is ready to supply ARVs to Gabon, which is facing a shortage of the vital drugs for people living with HIV.

Read more

06-Mar-2019 to 23:05

Niger: Six million children to be vaccinated against meningitis

APA-Niamey (Niger) By Assane Seydou — Niger’s Minister of Public Health, Idi Illiassou Mainassara, has launched a meningitis vaccination campaign that is expected to reach six million children aged 1 to 7, APA learned on Wednesday.

Read more

06-Mar-2019 to 17:05

WHO delivers medicines to trauma-hit Libyan city

APA-Tripoli (Libya) — In response to increasing violence in the city of Sabha, southern Libya, the World Health Organization (WHO) has announced the delivery of trauma medicines sufficient for more than 400 patients requiring trauma care.

Read more