SANTE | HEALTH

26-Aug-2020 to 10:09

All Rwandan public hospitals to start COVID-19 tests

APA - Kigali (Rwanda) — All Rwandan hospitals will start conducting COVID-19 tests effective next week in a move to boost capacity, APA can report on Wednesday.

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25-Aug-2020 to 18:13

WHO confirms wild poliovirus eradicated in Africa

APA - Kigali (Rwanda) — The independent Africa Regional Certification Commission (ARCC) for Polio Eradication officially declared on Tuesday that the World Health Organization (WHO) African Region is free of wild poliovirus, according to an official statement obtained by APA in Kigali.

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21-Aug-2020 to 23:28

Ethiopia: 1829 COVID-19 cases in one day

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — Ethiopia on Friday reported a record 1829 COVID19 cases, taking the total cases to 37, 665.

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20-Aug-2020 to 15:02

Rwanda's major hospital suspends visits amid COVID-19 spread

APA - Kigali (Rwanda) — As the new coronavirus continues to spread in Rwanda, King Faisal Hospital, one of the largest referral hospitals in te country operated by the government has suspended visits until further notice at all of its healthcare facilities, medical officials announced on Thursday.

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19-Aug-2020 to 18:29

Moroccan CSOs seek role in Covid-19 response plans

APA - Rabat (Morocco) — Representatives of Moroccan civil society organizations (CSOs) working to promote the right to health, have called on the Minister of Health to accept them in the development of response plans against Covid-19.

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18-Aug-2020 to 20:46

Covid-19: Rwanda introduces first ever sanitizing walk-through gate

APA - Kigali (Rwanda) — Rwandan health officials on Tuesday introduced the first ever disinfection kiosks, a made-in-Rwanda anti-Covid-19 solution that technologically facilitates full-body disinfection with a walk-through gate sanitizing.

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11-Aug-2020 to 18:06

Ex-Ivorian First Lady recovers from Covid-19, resumes politics

APA - Abidjan (Cote d'Ivoire) — The former Ivorian First Lady, Simone Ehivet Gbagbo who has recovered from Covid-19, after nearly two months of confinement, has resumed her political activities, APA learned on Tuesday in the country’s economic capital.

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