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Track your health and fitness with the new HUAWEI WATCH GT 2e

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Staying fit while at home is equally important as keeping up with your corporate work productivity levels, and the best part is it doesn’t...
Civil Society Organisations

CSOs on Health reiterates need to observe COVID-19 protocols

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The Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) Coalition on Health has reiterated the need for politicians to observe strict Coronavirus (COVID-19) protocols in their campaign activities...
Photo taken on Jan. 22, 2020 shows an exterior view of the headquarters of the World Health Organization (WHO) in Geneva, Switzerland. The WHO on Wednesday night extended to Thursday its emergency talks on whether the novel coronavirus outbreak in China constitutes a Public Health Emergency of International Concern (PHEIC). (Xinhua/Liu Qu)

WHO says COVID-19 spurs health innovations in Africa

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African youth have come up with innovations that address a host of health-related challenges during the COVID-19 pandemic, a senior World Health Organization (WHO)...

Perspective of NDC & NPP health manifestos

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According to SEND GHANA, "Primary health care (PHC) is considered to be an important tool in achieving universal health coverage (UHC). When primary health...
Investment

Investments in digitisation, and health highly cost-effective for Ghana’s development

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The Directors of the Policy Planning Monitoring and Evaluation Directorates (PPMEDs) from the various ministries have been presented with a prioritised list of 79...
Medical workers treat a COVID-19 patient at the coronavirus unit in Mayanei Hayeshua Medical Center, Bnei Brak, April 13, 2020. (Nati Shohat/Flash90)

Spanish health minister warns of “difficult weeks” ahead in Madrid due to coronavirus

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Spanish Health Minister Salvador Illa on Thursday warned that the region of Madrid was facing "difficult weeks" as it struggled to control the dramatic...
Ghana Health Services (GHS)

GHS to establish top-up health insurance scheme – Deputy DG

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Dr. Anthony Adofo Ofosu, the Deputy Director-General (DG) of the Ghana Health Services (GHS) says the Governing Council of the Service will be establishing...
Health Us Ghana

South African opposition party members prevent health retailer from operating

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Members of the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) staged protests at health and beauty retailer Clicks stores across South Africa on Monday, preventing nearly 40...
South Sudan

South Sudan’s health minister praises Chinese medics for assistance

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The seventh batch of Chinese medical team in South Sudan on Sunday had left the country after completing a 17-month medical assistance mission in...
WHO

WHO supports stronger regulation of infant foods to protect Cambodian children’s health

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The World Health Organization (WHO), along with two international organizations on Monday commended Cambodia for taking actions in regulating Breast Milk Substitutes (BMS) and...
WHO

Lebanon and WHO launch academy to boost health systems

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Lebanese caretaker Health Minister Hamad Hassan signed on Wednesday a cooperation agreement with the country's Saint Joseph University and the World Health Organization...
Israeli health ministry

Leading U.S. health agencies’ credibility at risk under political pressure

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The credibility of two leading U.S. health agencies has been questioned after they made controversial coronavirus-related decisions under possible political pressure, according to a...
Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, director-general of the World Health Organization (WHO), speaks at a press conference after the WHO emergency committee's meeting on the novel coronavirus in China at its headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland, Jan. 22, 2020. (Xinhua/Liu Qu)

90 percent of countries experience disruption to health services – WHO survey

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Latest survey conducted by the World Health Organization (WHO) among over 100 countries showed that 90 percent of the countries have experienced disruption to...
Photo taken in Brussels of Belgium on March 16, 2020 shows World Health Organization (WHO) Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus speaking at a virtual press conference held in Geneva, Switzerland. More cases and deaths of COVID-19 have now been reported in the rest of the world than in China, the chief of the WHO said here on Monday, noting that a rapid escalation of the coronavirus cases has been seen in the past week. (Xinhua/Zheng Huansong)

No country can just pretend pandemic is over – WHO chief

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The World Health Organization (WHO) wants to see children returning to school and people returning to the workplace, but at the same time, no...
Kenya President Uhuru Kenyatta with First Lady Margaret at Swearing In on November 28, 2017

Kenyan leader calls for using COVID-19 lessons to anchor universal health roll-out

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Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta on Monday called for the utilization of knowledge gained from the global and national response to COVID-19 in the...
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Tunisia to fine those not complying with health protocols – official

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The increase in the number of COVID-19 cases in Tunisia is due to non-compliance with health protocols imposed by the Ministry of Health, mainly...
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Geographic Information System (GIS) Applications in Health

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There are several reasons why health agencies are turning to Geographic Information Systems (GIS) applications, but research application is at the top of it...
Medical workers treat a COVID-19 patient at the coronavirus unit in Mayanei Hayeshua Medical Center, Bnei Brak, April 13, 2020. (Nati Shohat/Flash90)

Tunisia approves health protocol for new school year

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Tunisian scientific committee for the fight against the coronavirus approved on Tuesday the health protocol for the start of the new school year slated...
WASHINGTON, Aug. 24, 2020 (Xinhua) -- Photo taken in Arlington, Virginia, the United States, on Aug. 24, 2020 shows screens displaying U.S. President Donald Trump speaking during the 2020 Republican National Convention in Charlotte, North Carolina. Trump was nominated for a second term on Monday at the 2020 Republican National Convention (RNC) in Charlotte, North Carolina, which has been scaled back due to the coronavirus pandemic. (Xinhua/Liu Jie)

Health official expresses concern about lack of mask wearing, social distancing at GOP convention

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A local health official expressed concern about "the lack of mask wearing and social distancing" at the Republican National Convention (RNC) in Charlotte,...
Medical workers are seen in a COVID-19 quarantine hospital in Cairo, Egypt, on June 15, 2020. Egypt reported on Monday its highest single-day COVID-19 deaths with 97 fatalities, taking the death toll in the North African country to 1,672, said the Egyptian Health Ministry. According to the ministry's spokesman Khaled Megahed, 1,691 new COVID-19 infections have also been registered in the past 24 hours, bringing the total confirmed cases to 46,289. (Xinhua/Ahmed Gomaa)

Namibia city dwellers take up physical exercise to improve health amid COVID-19

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By Ndalimpinga Iita Dwellers in the Namibian capital Windhoek have resorted to physical activities and wellness training to ease anxiety...
PUL-E-KHUMRI, May 20, 2020 (Xinhua) -- Taliban militants attend a surrender ceremony in Pul-e-Khumri, capital of Baghlan province, Afghanistan, May 20, 2020. Fifteen Taliban militants surrendered and handed over their weapons in Afghanistan's northern province of Baghlan on Wednesday, as the government has been trying to reconcile the insurgents after more than two decades of insurgency. (Photo by Sahel/Xinhua)

Taliban shut down health clinic in S. Afghanistan

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Taliban militants have shut down a health clinic in Arghistan district of the southern Kandahar province in Afghanistan, locals said. In a...
Covid-19

More local transmissions of COVID-19 reported in Myanmar, 396 cases in total

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Myanmar reported two more locally transmitted cases of COVID-19 on Thursday morning, bringing the total number of infections in the country to 396, said...
Photo taken on March 31, 2020 shows a street in Helsinki, Finlan. As of Monday, the coronavirus cases in Finland stood at 1,313 with 13 deaths, according to the Finnish Institute for Health and Welfare (THL). (Xinhua/Zhu Haochen)

Finland to increase capacity and efficiency in COVID-19 testing

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The Finnish Ministry of Social Affairs and Health published on Wednesday evening its updated strategy on COVID-19, increasing the country's capacity and efficiency in...
People wearing masks walk on the street in Ankara, Turkey, on Aug. 7, 2020. Turkey reported 1,185 new COVID-19 cases on Friday, raising the total diagnosed cases to 238,450, Turkish Health Minister Fahrettin Koca said. (Photo by Mustafa Kaya/Xinhua)

Turkey reports highest daily COVID-19 cases of past 1.5 months

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Turkey on Wednesday reported its highest number of daily COVID-19 cases for the past one and a half months, Turkish Health Minister Fahrettin Koca...
Covid

Zambia’s VP tests positive for COVID-19

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Zambia's Vice-President Inonge Wina has tested positive for COVID-19, the presidency's office said on Wednesday. According to a statement released by the...
A local woman in Ghadaig Town, Amhara region, Ethiopia, takes a photo in front of a Chinese-funded water cellar. (Photo/Courtesy of XCMG)

Chinese-funded water cellars bring water and health to Ethiopian people in water-deficient areas

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By Wan Yu A Chinese-funded water cellar has become a precious asset of the family of Abebayehu, a villager in Ghadaig Town, Amhara region, Ethiopia. In...
Breastfeeding

COVID-19 pandemic: Breast Feeding should continue unabated

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The outbreak of the novel Coronavirus pandemic has brought in its wake, new ways of doing things and adjustments in the way people live...
Finance Minister Ken Ofori Atta

COVID-19 slows economic growth

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Mr Ken Ofori-Atta, the Minister of Finance, said the COVID-19 outbreak is posing significant challenges to the economy, eroding the gains made for growth...
Dr Patrick Kuma Aboagye

Ghana focused on upgrading its health infrastructure nationwide

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Dr Patrick Kuma-Aboagye, the Director-General of the Ghana Health Service (GHS), has said a total of 12 health system infrastructure are being upgraded nationwide...
President Xi Jinping speaks during the G20 Extraordinary Leaders' Summit on COVID-19 on Thursday. Photo: Li Xueren/Xinhua

China and Africa to build community of health for all

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By He Yin Chinese President Xi Jinping on June 17 emphasized that China and Africa must always put people and their lives front and...