SANTE | HEALTH

27-Feb-2019 to 10:33

Ethiopia launches mandatory yellow fever vaccination

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — Ethiopia has launched mandatory yellow fever vaccination at all ports of entry and exit, according to Ethiopian Public Health Institute (EPHI).

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25-Feb-2019 to 16:12

UNDP approves $6.3m health sector grant for Mozambique

APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has approved a $6.3-million grant aimed at strengthening Mozambique’s health system and support implementation of grants made available by the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria.

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22-Feb-2019 to 15:59

Mozambique’s HIV infection rate ‘among highest in Africa’

APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — The representative of Mozambique´s National AIDS Council (CNCS), Mauricio dos Santos, has said his country is among the top five countries in the world with the highest rates of new HIV infections.

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21-Feb-2019 to 20:13

Bold leadership crucial to eradicating Ebola- ECA’s Biha

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — Eradicating the Ebola Virus Disease from Africa requires bold leadership at different tiers of government and society, Economic Commission for Africa’s (ECA) Deputy Executive Director, Giovani Biha, said Thursday

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21-Feb-2019 to 14:45

Sierra Leone investigates possible presence of 'fake' cough syrup in market

APA-Freetown (Sierra Leone) — Sierra Leone says it is investigating the possible presence of a fake brand of the cough syrup Menthodex in its market.

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18-Feb-2019 to 18:08

Africa shoulders highest global NCDs burden

APA-Freetown (Sierra Leone) — Globally Communicable diseases are decreasing while Non-communicable diseases are increasing, a leading global health expert has said, calling for a rethink in the way the world approaches global health issues.

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15-Feb-2019 to 17:09

CSOs want more funding for African health sector

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — The Economic Commission for Africa and the World Health Organization on Friday hosted a meeting in Addis Ababa to discuss women’s health issues in Ethiopia.

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