SANTE | HEALTH

28-Oct-2020 to 13:17

Rwanda's COVID-19 fatalities at 35

APA - Kigali (Rwanda) — An 88-year-old woman succumbed to Covid-19 in Kirehe, a district in southeastern Rwanda near the border with Tanzania, raising the tally of Covid-19 deaths to 35 people since the pandemic reached the country in mid-March, according to the latest update report from the Health ministry on Wednesday.

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28-Oct-2020 to 13:17

Rwanda's COVID-19 fatalities at 35

APA - Kigali (Rwanda) — An 88-year-old woman succumbed to Covid-19 in Kirehe, a district in southeastern Rwanda near the border with Tanzania, raising the tally of Covid-19 deaths to 35 people since the pandemic reached the country in mid-March, according to the latest update report from the Health ministry on Wednesday.

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27-Oct-2020 to 10:29

Rwanda estimates $638m as costs of fighting non-communicable diseases

APA - Kigali (Rwanda) — Rwandan Health officials on Tuesday said that the country will need to mobilise $638 million to finance a new 5-year campaign aimed at reducing premature mortality stemming from Non-Communicable Diseases (NCDs) by 25 per cent in 2025.

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21-Oct-2020 to 13:00

Rwanda’s Covid response draws praise from WHO

APA - Kigali (Rwanda) — The World Health Organization (WHO) has commended Rwanda “for instituting a strong system” that has enabled the country to “effectively confront” the Covid-19 pandemic, in a statement seen by APA in Kigali on Wednesday.

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17-Oct-2020 to 13:06

Former Zambian leader diagnosed with colon cancer

APA-Lusaka (Zambia) — Former Zambian president Rupiah Banda has been diagnosed with colon cancer, his office announced on Saturday.

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15-Oct-2020 to 10:58

Gambia relaxes Covid-19 measures

APA-Banjul (The Gambia) — The Gambia government has relaxed health safety regulations against the spread of the coronavirus, declaring the opening of public places including hotels, bars, restaurants, museums, and gymnasia throughout country on Thursday.

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13-Oct-2020 to 10:41

Dealing with malnutrition in a pandemic

APA-Abuja (Nigeria) — Six months ago, the terms COVID-19, pandemic, social distancing, isolation and quarantine made their way into the popular lexicon. Another word that has also gained prominence during this period is malnutrition.

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