21-Feb-2019 to 20:13

Bold leadership crucial to eradicating Ebola- ECA’s Biha

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — Eradicating the Ebola Virus Disease from Africa requires bold leadership at different tiers of government and society, Economic Commission for Africa’s (ECA) Deputy Executive Director, Giovani Biha, said Thursday

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21-Feb-2019 to 14:45

Sierra Leone investigates possible presence of 'fake' cough syrup in market

APA-Freetown (Sierra Leone) — Sierra Leone says it is investigating the possible presence of a fake brand of the cough syrup Menthodex in its market.

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18-Feb-2019 to 18:08

Africa shoulders highest global NCDs burden

APA-Freetown (Sierra Leone) — Globally Communicable diseases are decreasing while Non-communicable diseases are increasing, a leading global health expert has said, calling for a rethink in the way the world approaches global health issues.

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15-Feb-2019 to 17:09

CSOs want more funding for African health sector

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — The Economic Commission for Africa and the World Health Organization on Friday hosted a meeting in Addis Ababa to discuss women’s health issues in Ethiopia.

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13-Feb-2019 to 13:53

Kenyan leader threatens mass sacking of striking nurses

APA-Nairobi(Kenya) — President Uhuru Kenyatta on Wednesday directed all striking nurses in the country’s ten counties to resume duty with effect from Friday or face the sack.

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13-Feb-2019 to 06:02

S/African leader sets up "war room" to prepare for free health services

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South African President Cyril Ramaphosa’s office has set up a National Health Insurance (NHI) "war room" to address challenges in the public healthcare system, Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi has said.

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12-Feb-2019 to 17:06

Mozambique gets ₤7.5 million UK funding for nutrition

APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) welcomed a donation of ₤ 7.5 million by the United Kingdom to support some of Mozambique’s 120,000 most malnourished and acutely food insecure people, APA can report on Tuesday.

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