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313 New Covid-19 Cases and 13 Deaths Reported in Kenya

All Africa 22 Sep 2021
Nairobi -- The Ministry of Health has reported 313 new COVID-19 infections raising the number of cases documented in the country since March 2020 to 246,956 ....
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'I just cry': Dying of hunger in Ethiopia's blockaded Tigray

Journal Review 20 Sep 2021
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — In parts of region, people now eat only green leaves for days. At a health center last week, a mother and her newborn weighing just 1.7 pounds died from hunger ... Since November, witnesses have said, Ethiopian forces and those from neighboring Eritrea looted food sources and destroyed health centers.
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Find out which countries are welcoming US tourists now

East Bay Times 19 Sep 2021
The health risks are obvious if you’re not fully vaccinated ... Bahamas Travel Health Visa ... Health declaration ... C19 health passport ... Health pass form ... Health declaration form ... Health authorization application . Covid-19 health insurance ... Health form ... Grenada’s Ministry of Health ... Online health pass ... Health form ... Ministry of Health ... Online health affidavit.
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Africa: Africa Hinges Hopes for Covid Vaccine Equity On U.S.

All Africa 19 Sep 2021
Nairobi -- The World Health Organization (WHO) and the African Union (AU) have urged a COVID-19 summit to be held next week in the US to address the barriers to global vaccine equity ....
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COVID-19 worsening brain drain of health workers in Kenya: officials

China.dot.org 17 Sep 2021
NAIROBI, Sept ... "Many of our members are leaving jobs in Kenya and taking up posts in other countries to avoid the tough working conditions that the pandemic has brought," said Njoroge at the national health conference in Nairobi, the Kenyan capital. Some of the challenges health ...
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South Sudan government pledges funding for ICPD commitments on sexual and reproductive health

Reliefweb 17 Sep 2021
He was speaking at a high-level meeting on commitments made by South Sudan at the Nairobi Summit on the International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD) in 2019 ... Machar convened the meeting to review progress on the commitments made at the Nairobi Summit to advance sexual and reproductive health and rights in the country.
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Associate Research Scientist (Statistician/ Data Scientist)

Reliefweb 17 Sep 2021
The African Population and Health Research Center (APHRC) is a leading Africa-based, African-led, international research institution headquartered in Nairobi, Kenya. APHRC conducts policy-relevant research on population, health, education, urbanization and related development issues in sub-Saharan Africa.
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Deputy Regional Health Assessment Programme Coordinator

Reliefweb 17 Sep 2021
Files transmission monitoring and reporting, to Resettlement Support Centre (RSC) Africa, as well as to Australian, UK and Canadian High Commissions in Nairobi, as well as other relevant countries requesting health assessment missions and entities for resettlement caseloads.
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Kenya pledges action on ozone depleting substances amid threat to human health

Sina 16 Sep 2021
NAIROBI, Sept ... "We are also advising industry against continued use of coolants and other household items that contain harmful hydrofluorocarbons in order to avert damage to the ozone layer and protect communities from negative health outcomes that include skin cancers, eye cataracts," said Tobiko.
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Crisis in Nairobi County As Kemsa Withholds Drugs

All Africa 16 Sep 2021
A health crisis is looming in Nairobi County with health centres and dispensaries running out of essential drugs since last week Friday ....
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New study challenges understanding of pandemic preparedness and resilience in Africa

Business Ghana 16 Sep 2021
A team of researchers from the NIHR Global Health Research Unit Tackling Infections to Benefit Africa (TIBA) from the University of Edinburgh worked with the World Health Organization (WHO) African Region to identify factors affecting mortality rates during Africa’s first two COVID-19 waves and the timing of the first reported cases.
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Kenya Records 269 New Covid-19 Cases With a Positivity Rate of 6.9%

All Africa 13 Sep 2021
Nairobi -- The Ministry of Health has reported 269 new COVID-19 infections raising the total caseload to 243,725 ....
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The Latest: NY hospital pauses some services as staff quit

Rapid City Journal 12 Sep 2021
“It is my hope that the (state) Department of Health will work with us in pausing the service rather than closing the maternity department.” ... 27 deadline for health care workers, authorities said ...Essential health services are not at risk because of the mandate,” Cayer said.
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The Latest: New Zealand buys 500K Pfizer doses from Denmark

Rapid City Journal 12 Sep 2021
-- Security workers will accompany nurses and staff members of Jefferson County Public Health’s three mobile vaccine units for the foreseeable future after months of harassment and abuse ... The Cedar Falls Gazette reports that both UnityPoint Health-St ... 27 deadline for health care workers, authorities said.
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