SANTE | HEALTH

29-Jul-2020 to 19:43

Zimbabwe: Nurses strike takes toll as fatalities rise

APA-Harare (Zimbabwe) — A long-running pay dispute between the Zimbabwe government and health workers is having a negative impact on service delivery amid revelations on Wednesday that at least seven babies were stillborn in one night at a major public hospital in the capital Harare.

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25-Jul-2020 to 17:43

Ethiopia immunizes 14.2m Children for Measles

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — Ethiopia has immunized 14.2 million Children for Measles over the past three weeks, the country’s Ministry of Health disclosed on Saturday.

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16-Jul-2020 to 13:34

Zimbabwe doctors give ultimatum over poor conditions, salaries

APA-Harare (Zimbabwe) — Senior doctors at Zimbabwe’s public hospitals on Thursday gave the government a two-week ultimatum to address their grievances over poor working conditions and payment of salaries in US dollars or risk a full-scale strike that would cripple the already struggling health delivery system.

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10-Jul-2020 to 18:31

Covid-19: Morocco extends state of health emergency by one month

APA - Rabat (Morocco) — The Moroccan government, on Thursday, decided to extend the state of health emergency for another month, until August 10 at 6:00 p.m.

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07-Jul-2020 to 16:30

Union demands release of arrested Zimbabwe nurses

APA-Harare (Zimbabwe) — Nurses at Zimbabwe's public hospitals have vowed to continue protesting until the government agrees to pay them in United States dollars and releases their colleagues arrested for demanding better working conditions.

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07-Jul-2020 to 09:11

Botswana conducts injectable HIV drug trials

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Some 91 Batswana have enrolled in a medical trial to test the efficacy of a new HIV drug, state media reported on Tuesday.

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25-Jun-2020 to 16:55

Rwanda reports foot-and-mouth disease outbreak in cattle

APA - Kigali (Rwanda) — Rwandan ministry of Agriculture and Animal resources on Thursday confirmed an outbreak of foot-and-mouth disease in cattle in several parts of Eastern Province, urging owners of livestock to take preventive measures.

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