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    28-Feb-2019 to 01:56

    First ever international football medicine course ends in Rwanda

    Kigali (APA) — The first ever international training course in Emergency Medicine for physiotherapists coming from different football clubs in Rwanda ended Thursday in Kigali with participants acquiring the newest treatments for football-related injuries and best practices for injury prevention.

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    27-Feb-2019 to 21:06

    Sierra Leone: Ebola survivors ‘disappointed’ by Ecowas court ruling

    APA-Freetown (Sierra Leone) — An umbrella body representing survivors of the deadly 2014-2016 West African Ebola epidemic in Sierra Leone has expressed disappointment over a ruling by the regional court of Ecowas excluding it from a suit against the government.

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    27-Feb-2019 to 10:33

    Ethiopia launches mandatory yellow fever vaccination

    APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — Ethiopia has launched mandatory yellow fever vaccination at all ports of entry and exit, according to Ethiopian Public Health Institute (EPHI).

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    25-Feb-2019 to 16:12

    UNDP approves $6.3m health sector grant for Mozambique

    APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has approved a $6.3-million grant aimed at strengthening Mozambique’s health system and support implementation of grants made available by the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria.

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    22-Feb-2019 to 15:59

    Mozambique’s HIV infection rate ‘among highest in Africa’

    APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — The representative of Mozambique´s National AIDS Council (CNCS), Mauricio dos Santos, has said his country is among the top five countries in the world with the highest rates of new HIV infections.

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    21-Feb-2019 to 20:13

    Bold leadership crucial to eradicating Ebola- ECA’s Biha

    APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — Eradicating the Ebola Virus Disease from Africa requires bold leadership at different tiers of government and society, Economic Commission for Africa’s (ECA) Deputy Executive Director, Giovani Biha, said Thursday

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    21-Feb-2019 to 14:45

    Sierra Leone investigates possible presence of 'fake' cough syrup in market

    APA-Freetown (Sierra Leone) — Sierra Leone says it is investigating the possible presence of a fake brand of the cough syrup Menthodex in its market.

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