SANTE | HEALTH

26-Jan-2020 to 15:01

S/Africa prepared to stop coronavirus - Minister

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South African Health Minister Zweli Mkhize on Sunday assured his compatriots that there was no need to panic over the coronavirus which has killed 57 people in China since it became known last week.

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24-Jan-2020 to 21:24

Mauritania moves to regulate sale of medicines

APA-Nouakchott (Mauritania) — The new government in Mauritania has made the regulation of the sale of medicines its main priority.

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24-Jan-2020 to 12:17

Uganda records yellow fever outbreak in two districts

APA-Kampala (Uganda) — Uganda’s Ministry of Health has confirmed an outbreak of Yellow Fever in Moyo District in West Nile region and Buliisa District in Hoima region.

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20-Jan-2020 to 11:21

Uganda rallies African leaders to fight trafficking of counterfeit medicine

APA-Kampala (Uganda) — Uganda’s President Yoweri Museveni has described the continued trafficking of counterfeit, substandard, and falsified medicine and health product on to the African continent as a “crime against humanity” and huge risk for countries all over the world.

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19-Jan-2020 to 14:46

Uganda to sign agreement to criminalize sale of fake drugs

APA-Kampala (Uganda) — Uganda’s President Yoweri Museveni is in the Togolese Capital Lome for a two-day France-Africa summit on drug trafficking and counterfeit medicines on the continent.

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14-Jan-2020 to 18:40

Monkeypox alert issued in eastern Cameroon

APA-Yaoundé (Cameroon) — The public health team of Eastern Cameroon region has launched an alert in all districts of the area, following a fatality from monkeypox, which occurred in the locality of Ayos located about a hundred kilometres from the capital, Yaoundé.

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06-Jan-2020 to 19:51

Medical evacuations made free in Mauritania

APA-Nouakchott (Mauritania) — Mauritania's Health ministry has decided that all evacuations of patients within the country are now free of charge and their costs are covered by the department, according to an internal memo seen by APA on Monday .

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