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Southern Africa faces uptick in COVID-19 cases
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Southern Africa faces uptick in COVID-19 cases

Although cases have risen, hospitalization in South Africa remains low
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By WHO
Studies reveal emerging resistance to first–line treatments
Health

Are antimalarial drugs still effective?

Studies reveal emerging resistance to first–line treatments
Community health volunteers attending to Delourice.
Health

The allies protecting pregnant women from malaria in Africa

Community health workers take a leading role in preventing and treating the killer disease
Over 1 million African children protected by first malaria vaccine
Health

Over 1 million African children protected by first malaria vaccine

Ahead of World Malaria Day (25 April), WHO calls for continued innovation to save lives.
World Health Organization
By WHO
Composite photo of three people, a woman at left, and two men to the right.
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New UN-MultiChoice campaign to help fight COVID-19 fatigue

‘Together We Can’ by MultiChoice Talent Factory (MTF) alumni shares a public-service announcement (PSA) on safety protocols
Health workers receiving members of the public for TB screening in Uganda.
Health

Africa’s fight against TB: the gains and the challenges

What is hindering Africa’s efforts to eradicate tuberculosis?
World Health Organization
By WHO
A health worker prepares to administer COVID-19 vaccines.
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Africa’s COVID-19 vaccine uptake increases by 15%

Around 62 million doses were administered across the continent in February up from 54 million in January.
World Health Organization
By WHO
COVID-19 vaccine doses being prepared
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New push to drive up Africa’s COVID-19 vaccination

Mass vaccination campaigns in 10 priority countries to reach 100 million people by the end of April 2022
World Health Organization
By WHO
Mr. Koffi Kouame with a group of people in Madagascar.
Health and Well-being

Madagascar: Glimpse of hope amidst severe droughts

UNFPA giving health services to women and girls in arid Grand Sud.
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WHO announces first technology recipients of mRNA vaccine hub with strong support from African and European partners

Egypt, Kenya, Nigeria, Senegal, South Africa and Tunisia to establish mRNA vaccine production
World Health Organization
By WHO
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