SANTE | HEALTH

19-Sep-2019 to 16:11

Ivorian health budget up fourfold

APA - Abidjan (Cote d’Ivoire) — The budget allocated to the health sector by the Ivorian state jumped from CFA105 billion in 2011 to CFA415 billion in 2018, representing a 200-percent increase.

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19-Sep-2019 to 15:01

Ethiopia’s health spending hits over $3.5 b

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — The total spending on health in Ethiopia estimated to hit to more than $3.5 billion this year from $1.7 billion in 2013/14 in 2016/17, according to the National Health Account NHA VII report.

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16-Sep-2019 to 22:06

Regional cancer center of excellence to be built in Addis

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — A regional cancer center of excellence which will serve IGAD member states will be built in Addis Ababa at a cost of $450 million.

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16-Sep-2019 to 18:15

US commends Uganda's anti-ebola fight

APA-Kampala (Uganda) — The US Health and Human Services, Secretary, Alex Azar has hailed Uganda for its efforts in the prevention of Ebola outbreak in the democratic Republic of Congo.

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16-Sep-2019 to 14:19

Striking Zimbabwe doctors petition Mnangagwa over missing colleague

APA-Harare (Zimbabwe) — Striking Zimbabwean doctors on Monday presented a petition to President Emmerson Mnangagwa in which they demanded the release of their colleague allegedly abducted by security agents at the weekend.

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16-Sep-2019 to 12:30

Ethiopia, US renew partnership to end TB

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — Ethiopia and the United States officially signed a new statement of partnership agreement to continue working closely together to end tuberculosis (TB) across the east African nation.

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15-Sep-2019 to 13:11

Drones: Doing blood supply runs in rural Rwanda

APA-Kigali (Rwanda) — Rwanda has successfully launched its first unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) or drone to deliver supplies of blood quickly in remote rural hospitals that have been struggling for timely access to transfusion services.

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