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Matshidiso Moeti

29 Apr
Africa is witnessing a surge in outbreaks of vaccine-preventable diseases over the past year, World Health Organisation (WHO) has disclosed.
25 Apr
Today is World Malaria Day (WMD). WMD is a day set aside by the World Health Organisation (WHO) to raise awareness on the mosquito-borne disease and examine efforts towards prevention, treatment, control and elimination of the illness...
12 Apr
The World Health Organisation (WHO) has alerted Africans to the rising deaths from non-communicable diseases (NCDs) like cancer, cardiovascular ailments and diabetes on the continent.
25 Mar
With new COVID-19 cases significantly dropping, many countries are increasingly curtailing surveillance and quarantine measures.
23 Feb
Last year, the world made great strides in the fight against COVID-19. But when it came to vaccination efforts in Africa, 2021 ended with a whimper.
11 Feb
Almost two years after Africa identified its first case of COVID-19, World Health Organisation (WHO) has said if current trends continue, the continent could control the pandemic in 2022, even as it warned that continued vigilance remains crucial.
21 Jan
Weekly COVID-19 cases in Africa have dropped significantly and deaths reduced for the first time since the peak of the fourth pandemic wave propelled by the Omicron variant.
26 Oct 2021
The Adamawa State Primary Healthcare Development Agency (APHDA) has said four polio cases have been recorded in the state. While announcing the outbreak, yesterday, to mark the 2021 World Polio Day...
24 Sep 2021
The World Health Organisation (WHO), yesterday, said for Africa to fully vaccinate 70 per cent of its population by September 2022, COVID-19 vaccine shipments to the continent must rise ...
17 Sep 2021
The World Health Organisation (WHO), African Region and West African Health Organisation (WAHO) have identified major areas of collaboration for improved health in the sub-region.
16 Sep 2021
Africa needs around 470 million doses to accomplish the global target of fully vaccinating 40 per cent of its population by the end of 2021, the World Health Organisation (WHO) said on Thursday.
11 Sep 2021
The World Health Organisation (WHO) has said that COVID-19 infections in Africa had dropped by more than 20 per cent, noting that it was the sharpest seven-day drop in two months, as the third wave pandemic winds down.

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