SANTE | HEALTH

13-May-2019 to 15:20

Mozambique on list of countries with high TB rate

APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — Mozambique's Health Minister Nazira Abdula has said her country is still on the list of countries classified by the World Health Organization as having a high burden of tuberculosis, TB/HIV co-infection and drug-resistant tuberculosis.

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09-May-2019 to 10:54

DRC ebola deaths top 1,000 - UN

APA-Kinshasa (DR Congo) — Now in its tenth month, the Ebola epidemic in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) has claimed more than a thousand lives, prompting Secretary-General António Guterres to throw the support of “the whole United Nations system” into stemming the spread of the deadly virus.

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07-May-2019 to 17:11

WHO adapts ebola vaccination strategy in DRC

APA-Kinshasa (DR Congo) — WHO’s Strategic Advisory Group of Experts (SAGE) Tuesday issued new recommendations to address vaccination challenges in the ongoing Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

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03-May-2019 to 16:08

Kenyatta makes Universal Health Coverage vow

APA-Nairobi(Kenya) — President Uhuru Kenyatta on Friday lauded the partnership between his country and The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria in the delivery of health services to Kenyans, especially in the war against malaria, TB and HIV/AIDS.

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03-May-2019 to 12:45

Norway supports Ebola response in DRC

APA-Kinshasa (DR Congo) — The Norwegian government is providing NOK 7.8 million to the efforts aimed at tackling the current Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo, a statement from Oslo on Friday says.

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03-May-2019 to 10:02

Cholera outbreak reported in Mozambique’s cyclone-hit northern region

APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — Mozambique’s Cabo Delgado province has declared a cholera outbreak following flooding triggered by a tropical storm that pummelled the region last week.

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02-May-2019 to 20:56

Kenya: Nairobi HIV prevalence drops to 5.9 percent

APA-Nairobi(Kenya) — HIV prevalence in Nairobi has reduced from 6.1 percent to 5.9 percent within the last three years, a senior County official disclosed on Thursday.

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