On Thursday, March 1, 2012 Mecenat Chirurgie Cardiaque Enfants du Monde has started cardiac and surgery consultations in CHU Tokoin.
Street Trading – Why Can't We Be Like America? [opinion] (allAfrica.com)
I have the privilege of being well-travelled. America, United Kingdom, Singapore and Africa’s own South Africa are some of the places whose entry stamps adorn my green international passport. Aside these countries, I have also had the grace of visiting Ghana, Togo, Republic of Benin and Tanzania. In the first group, which includes the United States…
Southern Malawi Records Continued Rise in Cholera Cases
BLANTYRE, MALAWI — Southern Malawi has started recording a rise in cholera cases, which health authorities blame on flooding from a recent tropical storm and cyclone. More than 30 people have been infected and two have died. UNICEF is intervening to re…
WHO Chief Warns of Malaria Spike in Africa
The World Health Organization (WHO) chief warned Wednesday that border closures and trade disruptions due to COVID-19 precautions could cause malaria deaths in sub-Saharan Africa to double. At his regular briefing in Geneva, WHO Director-General Tedros Ghebreyesus told reporters a new modeling analysis published last week estimates potential COVID-19 related disruptions to deliveries of malaria services such as vaccines and other treatments in 41 countries in sub-Saharan Africa. In the worst-case scenario, he said, the number of malaria deaths in sub-Saharan Africa could double. Tedros said 21 countries worldwide […]