SANTE | HEALTH

25-Jun-2020 to 16:55

Rwanda reports foot-and-mouth disease outbreak in cattle

APA - Kigali (Rwanda) — Rwandan ministry of Agriculture and Animal resources on Thursday confirmed an outbreak of foot-and-mouth disease in cattle in several parts of Eastern Province, urging owners of livestock to take preventive measures.

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19-Jun-2020 to 21:38

Ethiopia resorts to Dexamethasone as COVID-19 treatment

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — Ethiopian Ministry of Health has recommended the emergency use of low dose of Dexamethasone for COVID 19 patients who require oxygen and mechanical ventilation during treatment.

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09-Jun-2020 to 12:21

Mozambique: AIDS-related deaths decline by a third

APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — Mozambique’s fight against HIV and AIDS seems to be paying off amid revelations on Tuesday that the number of annual AIDS-related deaths in the country has declined by a third over the past 14 years.

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31-May-2020 to 13:28

S/Africa: Smokers need to prove cigarettes were bought legally

APA-Durban (South Africa) — South Africans found smoking cigarettes have to prove that the sticks on them were not contrabands, Police Minister Bheki Cele has warned.

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28-May-2020 to 10:31

Rwandan senior official appointed into WHO Foundation board

APA - Kigali (Rwanda) — The current Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Rwanda Development Board (RDB), Clare Akamanzi has been appointed into the board of the World Health Organisation Foundation, an official statement said Thursday.

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22-May-2020 to 18:42

Covid-19 targets kidney cells- Nephrologist

APA - Rabat (Morocco) — The coronavirus is known to be a complex virus with a variety of symptoms. Medical doctors describe unspecific symptoms that can give way to respiratory symptoms. Even though the complications are predominantly pulmonary, various studies have shown that Covid-19 is also responsible for renal complications, which can lead to chronic kidney failure in the most serious cases.

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20-May-2020 to 13:35

Botswana elected to WHO executive board

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Botswana’s Health Minister Lemogang Kwape has been elected to the executive board of the World Health Organisation, the government announced on Wednesday.

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