Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (PANA) - With COVID-19 vaccine supplies to Africa slowing down, the continent is working to boost its own manufacturing capacities for vaccines, medicines and vital health technologies.  Africa suffers more than its fair share of communicable and non-communicable diseases. Over 90% of the world’s malaria deaths and 70% [...]
©- - 27 may 2021 - 13:13:01 - thread Health (985 words)

Tripoli, Libya (PANA) - The national vaccination campaign against the emerging coronavirus was launched on Saturday from the headquarters of the branch of the Libyan National Center for Disease Control in Souk Jumaa, in the eastern suburbs of the capital, Tripoli, with the administration of the first dose to the [...]
©- - 10 april 2021 - 15:40:40 - thread Health (302 words)

Cape Town, South Africa (PANA) – In 1967, young Cape Town surgeon Dr Chris Barnard carried out the world’s first human heart transplant. Since then, South Africa has been widely regarded as a pioneer in the medical field and the destination for thousands of patients from around the continent seeking [...]
©- - 06 september 2019 - 14:15:29 - thread Health (591 words)