24-Jan-2019 to 01:18

Uganda receives $1.6 billion medical consignment from India

APA-Kampala (Uganda) — Uganda’s ministry of health has this morning received essential medicines and medical supplies worth $1.6m from the government of India.

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23-Jan-2019 to 08:57

Kenya, Mozambique in joint health project for the elderly

APA-Nairobi (Kenya) — Kenya and Mozambique on Wednesday jointly with HelpAge International launched a three-year project in Nairobi that will seek to make health systems in Africa more responsive to the health and care needs of older persons.

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22-Jan-2019 to 15:57

eSwatini teen delivers heaviest baby at 6kg

APA-Mbabane (eSwatini) — A teenage mother delivered a baby weighing 6kg, which health practitioners frowned upon but otherwise recorded as historic.

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15-Jan-2019 to 22:00

UAE firm keen to invest in Mozambique health sector

APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — A group of businessmen from Abu Dhabi, the capital of the United Arab Emirates, plans to invest in health care in Mozambique, specifically in the fight against cancer of the cervix, uterus and prostate cancers, APA can report on Tuesday.

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14-Jan-2019 to 14:12

WHO orders mandatory Ebola screening at Uganda’s international airport

APA-Kampala (Uganda) — The World Health Organization-WHO has ordered for mandatory Ebola screening of all passengers entering the country through Entebbe International Airport in a bid to avoid a possible outbreak in Uganda.

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10-Jan-2019 to 13:54

eSwatini suspends issuing livestock, meat permits

APA-Mbabane (eSwatini) — Following an outbreak of foot and mouth disease (FMD) in South Africa, eSwatini has suspended the issuing of livestock and meat import permits with immediate effect.

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10-Jan-2019 to 12:56

Kampala battling Cholera outbreak

APA-Kampala (Uganda) — A cholera outbreak has been confirmed in Kampala, after seven suspected cases tested positive for the disease.

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