SANTE | HEALTH

15-Jun-2019 to 16:13

S/Africa: Technology key to taming HIV/Aids

APA-Durban (South Africa) — South African Deputy President David Mabuza said that if the country is to effectively tackle the HIV/Aids epidemic, innovations and technology must be placed at the forefront of the war against the syndrome.

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14-Jun-2019 to 17:22

Ebola outbreak not a global emergency - WHO

APA-Kampala (Uganda) — The World Health Organisation has said the outbreak of the Ebola virus disease which spread to Uganda from neighboring Democratic Republic of Congo is not a global health emergency.

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14-Jun-2019 to 17:17

Botswana’s female adolescents hardest hit by HIV- President

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — President Mokgweetsi Masisi said Friday that Botswana’s adolescent girls and young women continue to be the most vulnerable group when it comes to HIV infections.

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14-Jun-2019 to 10:46

S/Africa activist calls for greater contraceptive choices for African women

APA-Durban (South Africa) — African women need greater choices when it comes to the provision of contraceptives, a South African AIDS activist has told a panel at the 9th South African AIDS Conference in Durban.

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14-Jun-2019 to 01:08

Uganda repatriates Ebola patient, suspected victims to DRC

APA-Kampala (Uganda) — Uganda has repatriated one Ebola patient and four other suspected Ebola victims to Democratic Republic of Congo this afternoon.

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13-Jun-2019 to 12:33

Botswana NGO mobilises ex-miners against S/Africa companies

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — A Botswana non-governmental organisation (NGO) is calling upon former mine workers to register with it so that it can facilitate their payments from mining companies in South Africa, APA learnt here Thursday.

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12-Jun-2019 to 22:04

Rwanda warns against Ebola spreading from DRC, Uganda

APA- Kigali (Rwanda) — Rwanda's Health officials on Wednesday urged the public to be vigilant on visitors from neighboring Uganda and advise anyone who could develop Ebola symptoms to seek immediate medical attention.

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