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5th May Hand Hygiene Day!

Visit our hand hygiene photo wall here!! The scientific evidence overwhelmingly demonstrates that appropriate hand hygiene is the single most effective action to stop the spread...

Africa’s COVID-19 vaccination gains pace, nearly 7 million doses given

Nearly 7 million COVID-19 vaccine doses have been administered in Africa, where after months of waiting on the side-lines for vaccines, many of the first wave of countries to...

SAFHE 2021 Virtual Conference

SAFHE (South African Federation of Health Engineering) will be hosting a virtual conference consisting of four webinars on the 14 & 15 and 20 & 21 April 2021 from 9:00am...

Africa’s COVID-19 vaccination gains pace, nearly 7 million doses given

Nearly 7 million COVID-19 vaccine doses have been administered in Africa, where after months of waiting on the side-lines for vaccines, many of the first wave of countries to...

WHO urges equitable COVID-19 vaccine access to widen reach in Africa

Africa urgently needs more COVID-19 vaccine supplies as deliveries begin to slow down and initial batches are nearly exhausted in some countries. The continent has so far...

Public health experts elated with COVID-19 vaccine delivery, assure Nigerians of vaccine effectiveness and safety.

When Nigeria, the most populous country in Africa received the first batch of COVID-19 vaccines, government officials and stakeholders heaved a sigh of relieve. For Dr Osagie...

Call for review of the African Antibiotic Treatment Guidelines for Common Bacterial Infections and Syndromes

The African CDC is calling on qualified healthcare providers, researchers, laboratory staff, or pharmacists with experience diagnosing infectious diseases and prescribing...

COVID-19 cases in Africa to top 4 million, vaccine rollout underway

Africa is poised to surpass 4 million COVID-19 infections this week since the continent’s first confirmed case in February 2020. The year-long battle against the virus, which has...

Countries gear-up to kick all forms of polio out of Africa, once and for all

To rapidly and sustainably stop outbreaks of circulating vaccine-derived poliovirus type 2 (cVDPV2) in African countries, a modified vaccine, known as novel oral polio vaccine...

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