SANTE | HEALTH

01-Feb-2019 to 20:15

Sierra Leone doctors drop hint of fresh strike

APA-Freetown (Sierra Leone) — Medical doctors in Sierra Leone have accused the government of failing to respect an agreement they reached to put an end to last December’s devastating industrial strike action.

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01-Feb-2019 to 12:49

Chad to disburse fCFA10b for payment of students in Cuba

APA-N’Djamena (Chad) by Adam Hassane Deye — Chad pledged under a memorandum of understanding signed Friday in N'Djamena to pay the arrears of CFA10.2b francs in payments for students being trained in health care in Cuba.

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31-Jan-2019 to 23:29

Chad to adopt universal health coverage legislation

APA-N'Djaména (Chad) By Adam Hassane Deyé — A law on universal health coverage in Chad will be adopted in the coming days, the Minister of Communication, Oumar YayaHissein disclosed on Thursday.

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31-Jan-2019 to 17:56

Ebola outbreak in eastern DRC, world’s second largest ever - UN

APA-Kinshasa (DRC) — In eastern DRC, the outbreak of deadly Ebola virus disease which began six months ago, has now officially become the second largest ever, the UN reported.

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31-Jan-2019 to 16:16

Sierra Leone First Lady mounts anti-cancer campaign

APA-Freetown (Sierra Leone) — Sierra Leone is planning a year-long campaign to raise awareness on cancer and its devastating impact in the country, APA learnt in Freetown on Thursday.

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28-Jan-2019 to 15:21

South Sudan, WHO in anti-Ebola exercise

APA-Juba (South Sudan) — The Ministry of Health of South Sudan, with support from the World Health Organization (WHO), Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance, UNICEF and the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and other partners, Monday started vaccinating health workers and other front-line responders against Ebola.

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28-Jan-2019 to 15:11

Mozambique: Over one million HIV sufferers seek ARV treatment

APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — At least one million people living with HIV and AIDS in Mozambique are seeking Antiretroviral treatment in the last two years.

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