SANTE | HEALTH

31-Jul-2019 to 18:09

85 eSwatini clinics get $6m from Taiwan for maternal health

APA-Mbabane (eSwatini) — At least 85 clinics in eSwatini will utilise $6 million provided by Taiwan to install communication equipment in support of maternal health in the kingdom.

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31-Jul-2019 to 16:27

Second Ebola patient dies in DRC's Goma

APA - Kigali (Rwanda) — A second person has died of Ebola in Goma in Eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), near Gisenyi on the Rwandan side, health officials confirmed Wednesday.

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30-Jul-2019 to 19:00

Ethiopia apply measures to prevent Ebola

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — As part of efforts to prevent the spread of Ebola virus into the country, Ethiopia has announced the deployment of more than 290 medical officers nationwide mainly at border entry points.

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29-Jul-2019 to 14:31

Rwanda set for second Ebola simulation exercise

APA - Kigali (Rwanda) — Rwanda Health officials will conduct Tuesday several drills and functional exercises across different remote hospital located on the border with Décratic Republic of Congo (DRC) as part of national efforts to test and validate capabilities for rapid detection, rapid response, and effective coordination at national and district level against on-going outbreak of Ebola in North Kivu.

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25-Jul-2019 to 17:40

Ethiopia introduces measures to prevent ebola

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — Ethiopia has tightened precautionary measures to prevent spread of Ebola virus in to the country from the Democratic Republic (DR) of Congo, the country's Minister of Health, Dr Amir Aman, has said.

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22-Jul-2019 to 20:14

dolutegravir preferred HIV treatment option - WHO

APA - Kigali (Rwanda) — Based on new evidence assessing benefits and risks, the use of the HIV drug dolutegravir (DTG) is recommended as the preferred first-line and second-line treatment, the World Health Organization said in a statement on Monday.

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22-Jul-2019 to 13:01

AU to deploy fresh team to Ebola-hit Eastern DRC

APA - Kigali (Rwanda) — The African Union (AU) is to deploy more of the African Voluntary Health Corps (AVoHC) to support the response to the Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo, according to a statement seen by APA in Kigali on Monday.

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