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    21-Feb-2018 to 11:19

    Benin’s pharmacists arrested over counterfeit drugs

    APA-Cotonou (Benin) — Pharmaceutical wholesalers in Benin have been arrested in Cotonou on Tuesday, legal sources told APA.

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    19-Feb-2018 to 14:43

    Newcastle disease outbreak reported in Botswana

    APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Veterinary authorities in Botswana on Monday reported a fresh outbreak of Newcastle disease in the central part of the country.

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    17-Feb-2018 to 11:30

    S/Africa: Cancer campaign takes centerstage in April - Ramaphosa

    APA-Cape Town (South Africa) — The South African government will in the next three months launch a massive cancer campaign similar to the current HIV counselling and testing campaign in the country, President Cyril Ramaphosa said on Friday.

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    16-Feb-2018 to 18:34

    Malian leader lays foundation stone for new hospital

    APA - Bamako (Mali) — President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita of Mali had laid the foundation stone for a new hospital in the south of the country where he was on a two-day visit which ended on Thursday.

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    16-Feb-2018 to 15:57

    Malaria claims 47 lives in Mozambique’s Nampula province

    APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — At least 47 people have died in Mozambique’s Nampula province since the beginning of the year, provincial health officials said on Friday.

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    14-Feb-2018 to 10:10

    Marrakech to host 5th Afrisanté Forum

    APA-Rabat (Morocco) — The 5th edition of the Afrisanté Forum, the annual and regional event of the health sector in North, West and Central Africa, will be held on February 21-22 in Marrakech under the theme: “Performance of Health Systems.”

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    12-Feb-2018 to 21:33

    Uganda to incinerate 1, 200 tons of expired drugs

    APA-Kampala (Uganda) — Uganda’s Health ministry is to dispose of over 1200 tons of expired and obsolete drugs in 6619 medical facilities across the country over then ext four months.

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