SANTE | HEALTH

28-Jan-2019 to 12:20

Mozambique: Leprosy cases on the rise - Official

APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — Mozambique's national director of the Leprosy Control Programme at MISAU, Francisco Guilengue, has said the country is reporting an increase in the number of leprosy cases.

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28-Jan-2019 to 09:17

South Sudan: DFCA bans skin lightening creams

APA (Juba) South Sudan — South Sudan authorities have officially banned dangerous skin lightening and bleaching creams because of health concerns.

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26-Jan-2019 to 14:44

Mozambique: National polio vaccination targets 700K

APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — More than 700,000 children will be vaccinated against poliomyelitis in the provinces of Zambézia, Nampula, Niassa, central and northern regions of Mozambique during a two-week vaccination campaign that kicks off Saturday countrywide.

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25-Jan-2019 to 23:49

Ebola virus found in bats - Liberian health institute

APA-Monrovia (Liberia) — The Director General of the National Public Health Institute of Liberia (NPHIL) Tolbert Nyenswah has disclosed that discovery from research conducted by the NPHIL and the Ministryof Health (MOH) to establish whether bats carry Ebola, has proved positive.

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25-Jan-2019 to 23:41

Uganda and Egypt in malaria prevention pact

APA-Kampala (Uganda) —

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24-Jan-2019 to 01:18

Uganda receives $1.6 billion medical consignment from India

APA-Kampala (Uganda) — Uganda’s ministry of health has this morning received essential medicines and medical supplies worth $1.6m from the government of India.

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23-Jan-2019 to 08:57

Kenya, Mozambique in joint health project for the elderly

APA-Nairobi (Kenya) — Kenya and Mozambique on Wednesday jointly with HelpAge International launched a three-year project in Nairobi that will seek to make health systems in Africa more responsive to the health and care needs of older persons.

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