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    03-May-2019 to 16:08

    Kenyatta makes Universal Health Coverage vow

    APA-Nairobi(Kenya) — President Uhuru Kenyatta on Friday lauded the partnership between his country and The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria in the delivery of health services to Kenyans, especially in the war against malaria, TB and HIV/AIDS.

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    03-May-2019 to 12:45

    Norway supports Ebola response in DRC

    APA-Kinshasa (DR Congo) — The Norwegian government is providing NOK 7.8 million to the efforts aimed at tackling the current Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo, a statement from Oslo on Friday says.

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    03-May-2019 to 10:02

    Cholera outbreak reported in Mozambique’s cyclone-hit northern region

    APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — Mozambique’s Cabo Delgado province has declared a cholera outbreak following flooding triggered by a tropical storm that pummelled the region last week.

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    02-May-2019 to 20:56

    Kenya: Nairobi HIV prevalence drops to 5.9 percent

    APA-Nairobi(Kenya) — HIV prevalence in Nairobi has reduced from 6.1 percent to 5.9 percent within the last three years, a senior County official disclosed on Thursday.

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    27-Apr-2019 to 12:15

    Rwanda to create first ever DNA database for all citizens

    APA - Kigali (Rwanda) — Rwanda Investigation Bureau (RIB) is working with relevant Government institutions to create the first ever inventor of deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA) fingerprinting for every citizen’s genetic information on the national register, a police source confirmed Saturday to APA in Kigali.

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    26-Apr-2019 to 14:35

    Cameroon: Malaria kills 3000 people in 2018

    APA - Douala (Cameroon) — Malaria is the leading cause of death in Cameroon with more than three thousand deaths recorded in 2018, according to data from the Ministry of Public Health copied to APA on Friday.

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    23-Apr-2019 to 21:54

    First Varian Halcyon treatments in Kenya begin

    APA-Nairobi(Kenya) — The Nairobi west Hospital becomes the first clinic in the country and in West, Central, and East Africa to begin treating cancer patients using the Halcyon radiotherapy system.

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