SANTE | HEALTH

13-Apr-2019 to 08:34

eSwatini : NERCHA says 160 females contract HIV per month

APA-Mbabane (eSwatini) — About 40 females get infected with HIV per week in eSwatini, which translates to 160 new infections per month.

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13-Apr-2019 to 08:06

Botswana to test children for HIV

— Botswana' Ministry of Health Will starting from May test children who are 18 months and above for HIV, state run Dailynews reported here late Friday.

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11-Apr-2019 to 21:03

Kenya made huge strides in affordable healthcare - First Lady

APA-Nairobi (Kenya) — Kenya’s First Lady Margaret Kenyatta on Thursday commended the progress being made by the government and its partners to ensure that Kenyans have access to affordable healthcare services.

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10-Apr-2019 to 20:17

eSwatini tightens cholera surveillance following cyclone

APA-Mbabane (eSwatini) — eSwatini is monitoring diarrhoea diseases following an outbreak of cholera in neighbouring Mozambique.

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10-Apr-2019 to 19:55

Snap rollout of cholera vaccines in Mozambique

APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — The Ministry of Health in Mozambique has concluded a successful six-day emergency cholera vaccination campaign that reached more than 800 000 people in four districts affected by Cyclone Idai.

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09-Apr-2019 to 11:33

Sudan anti-measles, polio vaccination targets 11 million infants

APA-Khartoum (Sudan) — Sudan's Health ministry in collaboration with the World Health Organization (WHO), have launched a large-scale campaign to vaccinate over 11 million children aged 0 month to 10 years against measles and polio combined with vitamin A supplement.

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08-Apr-2019 to 21:49

Liberia, Japan ink $2.7m health grant

APA-Monrovia,(Liberia) — The governments of Liberia and Japan have signed a $2.7 million grant agreement geared towards supporting the Liberian health sector.

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