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WHO: 41,000 health workers infected with coronavirus in Africa

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World Health Organization The Regional Director for Africa, World Health Organisation (WHO), Dr Matshidiso Moeti, has revealed that in the WHO African Region, more than...
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Kenya health ministry asked to publish virus deals amid graft scandal

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President Uhuru Kenyatta on Monday ordered Kenya’s health ministry to publish details of all purchases made during the coronavirus pandemic following allegations government officials stole...
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Kenyan public hospitals to charge coronavirus patients for protective gear

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Kenyan public hospitals have started charging Covid-19 patients for protective gear used by health workers treating them, after the government reneged on its promise to...
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AfDB Group supports Ghana’s coronavirus response plan with $69 million grant

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The Board of Directors of the African Development Fund (ADF) on Friday approved a $69 million grant to support Ghana’s efforts to tackle the COVID-19...
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WHO: Over 10,000 health workers infected with coronavirus in Africa

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The World Health Organization (WHO) today (July 23) warned of the threat posed by COVID-19 to health workers across Africa. More than 10 000 health...
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Ghana says 2 000 health workers infected by virus

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Over 2 000 health workers in Ghana have contracted coronavirus since the outbreak of the pandemic in the West African nation, authorities have said. “The...
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In Africa, lack of coronavirus data raises fears of “silent epidemic”

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When the new coronavirus hit Tanzania in mid-April, President John Magufuli called for three days of national prayer to seek God’s protection from the scourge....
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Sierra Leone doctors’ strike leaves coronavirus patients stranded

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Doctors treating COVID-19 patients in Sierra Leone went on strike on Thursday over unpaid bonuses, leaving patients in some of the main treatment centres without...