SANTE | HEALTH

06-Mar-2019 to 16:23

Uganda to host regional Ebola co-ordination center

APA-Kampala (Uganda) — The Emergency Relief Coordinator, Mark Lowcock, Wednesday released $500,000 from the United Nations Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF) to support the creation of a regional common logistics services staging area in Entebbe, Uganda, to strengthen Ebola readiness and response in the region.

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06-Mar-2019 to 14:13

eSwatini injects seed money into Africa malaria fund

APA-Mbabane (eSwatini) — eSwatini has become the first country to make a financial move into the establishment of an Africa malaria fund after it pumped in $357,142 this week towards initial costs of the fund, APA learnt here on Wednesday.

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02-Mar-2019 to 18:32

Malawi contains Fall armyworm outbreak

APA -Lilongwe (Malawi) — Malawi through the Ministry of Agriculture, Irrigation and Water Development said Friday that it has managed to contain the Fall Army worm outbreak in the 2018/2019 Farming season.

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02-Mar-2019 to 09:57

Sierra Leone: Government reacts to Ecowas court ruling on Ebola survivors

APA-Freetown (Sierra Leone) — The Sierra Leone government says it has begun engaging survivors of the 2014-2016 Ebola Virus epidemic with the goal of addressing their concerns.

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28-Feb-2019 to 10:43

Ethiopia launches revamped food, drug administration

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — The Ministry of Health in collaboration with United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Ethiopia and the AIDSFree project held an event to officially launch a revamped Ethiopian Food and Drug Administration (EFDA).

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28-Feb-2019 to 01:56

First ever international football medicine course ends in Rwanda

Kigali (APA) — The first ever international training course in Emergency Medicine for physiotherapists coming from different football clubs in Rwanda ended Thursday in Kigali with participants acquiring the newest treatments for football-related injuries and best practices for injury prevention.

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27-Feb-2019 to 21:06

Sierra Leone: Ebola survivors ‘disappointed’ by Ecowas court ruling

APA-Freetown (Sierra Leone) — An umbrella body representing survivors of the deadly 2014-2016 West African Ebola epidemic in Sierra Leone has expressed disappointment over a ruling by the regional court of Ecowas excluding it from a suit against the government.

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