SANTE | HEALTH

09-Feb-2019 to 16:13

Uganda partners with FAO to investigate Tilapia on Lake Victoria

APA-Kampala (Uganda) — The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) has set up a committee to investigate the reported outbreak of the Tilapia Lake Virus in Lake Victoria WHICH IS SHARED BY THREE East African countries of Uganda, Kenya and Tanzania.

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09-Feb-2019 to 10:31

eSwatini: King Mswati proposes establishment of malaria fund

APA-Mbabane (eSwatini) — As eSwatini steps down from African Leaders Malaria Alliance (ALMA) chairmanship; it plans to establish a malaria fund where the private sector is also expected to contribute, King Mswati III announced on Friday.

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06-Feb-2019 to 14:23

Kenya: Swiss multinational to train more nurses from ASAL regions

APA-Nairobi(Kenya) — Swiss multinational healthcare company, Roche, has partnered with the First Lady Margaret Kenyatta’s Beyond Zero Initiative in an ongoing programme to train more nurses from Arid and Semi-Arid Lands (ASAL) regions.

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05-Feb-2019 to 10:28

S/Leone First Lady eyes 300-bed cancer diagnostic center

APA-Freetown (Sierra Leone) — Sierra Leone’s First Lady has unveiled an ambitious three-year cancer impact campaign that include sensitization on lifestyles that prevent the disease and testing and treatment facilities for cancer.

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05-Feb-2019 to 06:54

Zimbabweans protest outside S/African hospital where VP is receiving treatment

APA-Harare (Zimbabwe) — Scores of Zimbabweans staged a demonstration on Monday outside a Cape Town hospital where the country’s vice president Constantino Chiwenga is receiving treatment for an undisclosed illness.

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04-Feb-2019 to 13:32

Cameroon: Baby diapers 'pose health risk'

APA-Yaoundé (Cameroon) By Félix Cyriaque Ebolé Bola — Cameroon has issued a warning against the proliferation of disposable baby diapers from France which could pose a health hazard to newborns.

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04-Feb-2019 to 05:58

Zimbabwe VP in SA to treat bomb blast wounds

APA-Cape Town (South Africa) — Zimbabwe's Vice President Constantino Chiwenga is in South Africa receiving treatment for injuries sustained in a bombing last June at a campaign rally for President Emmerson Mnangagwa, press reports have said.

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