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World Bank approves 100 mln USD for healthcare services in Somalia

The World Bank said Thursday it has approved a total of 100 million U.S. dollars to help improve healthcare services in Somalia. The project, which...

UNDP grants $103 million to help Angola fight malaria, HIV, tuberculosis

The United Nations injected a sum of $103.2 million into Angola's health system for the period 2021-2024, the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) and...

Childhood diseases on rise as COVID-19 slows routine vaccinations -U.N.

Nearly 23 million children missed out on routine vaccinations last year due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the highest number in more than a decade,...

Namibia registers highest daily number of COVID-19 deaths

Namibia on Wednesday recorded 150 COVID-19 deaths, the highest daily increase since the virus was reported in the country in March last year. In a...

Civil unrest disrupts health services in S. Africa

South Africa's National Department of Health said on Tuesday that health services were disrupted in the country due to the ongoing protests. "The recent violent...

Lagos, Nigeria raises alarm over new wave of COVID-19 infection

Authorities in Lagos, Nigeria's economic hub, have raised alarm over a possible third wave of the COVID-19 pandemic, following a recent increase in positive...

Tunisia receives medical aid from Qatar amid surge of COVID-19 cases

Tunisia received on Friday a Qatari donation of medical equipment in addition to a field hospital with 200 beds and 100 artificial respirators, announced...

Tunisia reports record daily COVID-19 deaths

Tunisia reported record daily coronavirus deaths on Friday with 189 new fatalities, bringing the death toll from the virus to 16,050. New infections in the...

CoronaVac to boost South Africa’s vaccine rollout: official

As COVID-19 cases continue surging, acting Health Minister Mmamoloko Kubayi said the approval of the CoronaVac vaccine would enhance South Africa's vaccination rollout program. "CoronaVac...

Namibia’s cumulative number of COVID-19 cases surpasses 100,000

The cumulative number of COVID-19 positive cases in Namibia has surpassed the 100,000 mark, the country's Health Minister Kalumbi Shangula announced Thursday. Shangula in a...
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