SANTE | HEALTH

25-Oct-2021 to 09:12

Ethiopia launches national polio vaccination campaign

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — Ethiopia launched a four-day polio vaccination campaign targeting all children under the age of five in the horn African nation.

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20-Oct-2021 to 07:33

About 11, 000 new HIV infections occur in Ethiopia every year

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — About 11, 000 new HIV infections occur in Ethiopia every year, head of the Federal HIV/AIDS Prevention and Control Office of Ethiopia (HAPCO).

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15-Oct-2021 to 12:41

C/d’Ivoire hosts Africa's first pharmaceutical hub

APA - Abidjan (Cote d'Ivoire) — Tridem Pharma Cote d'Ivoire, a subsidiary of the Tridem Pharma Group, based in Toulouse, France has officially launched in Abidjan, the Ivorian economic capital, its maiden distribution hub for pharmaceutical products in Africa.

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13-Oct-2021 to 12:56

AU okays WHO malaria vaccine

APA -Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — The African Union has welcomed the UN health agency’s historic go-ahead for the malaria vaccine to protect African children, APA learnt on Wednesday.

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08-Oct-2021 to 08:42

WHO recommends “groundbreaking” vaccine to prevent malaria transmission

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — The World Health Organization (WHO) Thursday recommended widespread use of the RTS,S/AS01 (RTS,S) malaria vaccine among children in sub-Saharan Africa and in other regions to prevent high P. falciparum malaria transmission.

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04-Oct-2021 to 07:57

Rwanda closes second private clinic over poor services

APA - Kigali (Rwanda) — The Rwandan ministry of Health on Sunday announced the closure with immediate effect of the Medical Business Company(MBC), one of the private clinics located in Nyamirambo, a suburb of Kigali city over poor services.

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30-Sep-2021 to 10:59

S/Africa: Buck stops with Ramaphosa on Covid-19 scandal - Opposition

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South African President Cyril Ramaphosa was “ultimately responsible” for the milking millions of dollars in Covid-19 funds at the health ministry as revealed in this week’s Special Investigating Unit report, the opposition Democratic Alliance (DA) said on Thursday.

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