Algeria: Covid-19 - Partial Lockdown Renewed in 9 Provinces As of Friday
[Algerie Presse Service] Algiers -- The partial lockdown restrictions, from 11 p.m. until 4 a.m. the next day, haves been renewed for a further 15 days, as of Friday April 16 in nine provinces of the country. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - April 15, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Algeria: Government Determined to Develop Real Pharmaceutical Industry
[Algerie Presse Service] Algiers -- Prime Minister Abdelaziz Djerad stressed, Saturday in Algiers, the Government's determination to develop a real pharmaceutical industry able to boost economy and ensure health security. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - April 12, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Algeria: Covid-19 - President Tebboune Stresses Need to Increase National Stock of Vaccines
[Algerie Presse Service] Algiers -- President of the Republic, Abdelmadjid Tebboune stressed during the Council of Ministers meeting held Sunday, the need to increase the national stock of Covid-19 vaccines. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - April 6, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Identities
By Jan LundiusSTOCKHOLM / ROME, Mar 30 2021 (IPS)   I was born in the winter in 1990 in a country not my own i was born with my father’s eyes maybe i stole them he doesn’t look like that anymore i was born in seven countries i was born carved up by borders i was born with a graveyard of languages for teeth i was born to be a darkness in an american boy´s bed … Safia Elhillo Many years ago, when my youngest daughter was still a child, she suddenly became sick with stomach pains, vomiting and high fever. At the hospital a nice nurse, probably to find out if the feverish little girl was cognizan...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - March 30, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Jan Lundius Tags: Crime & Justice Education Featured Global Globalisation Headlines Health Human Rights Humanitarian Emergencies Migration & Refugees Religion TerraViva United Nations Source Type: news

Algerian students restart weekly protests cut off by virus
Hundreds of students have restarted their weekly Tuesday protest marches that were called off last spring due to the coronavirus (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - March 2, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Thousands of Algerian activists mark second year of protest
Thousands of protesters have marked the second anniversary of Algeria’s pro-democracy movement (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - February 22, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Algeria: Coronavirus - First Batch of Astrazeneca Vaccine Arrives in Algiers
[Algerie Presse Service] Algiers -- The first batch, composed of 50,000 doses of the Anglo-Swedish vaccine AstraZeneca, arrived in the early afternoon of Monday in the Houari-Boumediene International Airport (Algiers). (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - February 2, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Algeria: Covid-19 - Partial Lockdown Extended in 19 Provinces
[Algerie Presse Service] Algiers -- On instructions from President of the Republic Abdelmadjid Tebboune, Prime Minister Abdelaziz Djerad on Thursday decided to extend by 15 days the partial lockdown measure in 19 provinces as from 31 January, the Prime Minister's Office announced Saturday in a communiqu é. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 30, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Sahara Desert: Rare snowfall leaves extraordinary pattern on sand dunes
The Algerian town of Ain Sefra has experienced snow for only the fourth time in 42 years. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 20, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Algeria: Covid-19 - Partial Lockdown Extended in 29 Provinces
[Algerie Presse Service] ALGIERS-On instructions from President of the Republic Abdelmadjid Tebboune, Prime Minister Abdelaziz Djerad on Thursday decided to extend by 15 days the partial lockdown measure in 34 provinces as from 16 January, said a communiqu é released by the Prime Minister's Office. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 19, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Algeria leader back to Germany for COVID-19-linked treatment
Officials say Algerian President Abdelmadjid Tebboune has returned to Germany, where he spent two months for treatment of a COVID-19 infection, this time to treat a related foot problem (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - January 10, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

President returns to Algeria, reports recovery from COVID-19
Algeria’s president says he has returned to his country after two months away and is still recovering from COVID-19 (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - December 29, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Algeria: President Makes First Appearance Since Covid-19 Treatment in Germany
[DW] Nearly two months after he was taken to Germany for treatment for COVID-19, Algerian President Abdelmadjid Tebboune made his first televised appearance. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - December 14, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Algeria: President Makes First Appearance Since Covid-19 Hospitalisation
[DW] Nearly two months after he was taken to Germany for treatment for COVID-19, Algerian President Abdelmadjid Tebboune made his first televised appearance. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - December 14, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Algerian president finishes virus treatment, undergoes tests
Algeria's president has finished his treatment for COVID-19 in an undisclosed location in Germany is now undergoing medical tests, according to his office (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - November 15, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Algeria: Covid-19 - Lockdown Hours Readapted From 08:00pm to 05:00am in 29 Provinces
[Algerie Presse Service] Partial lockdown hours have been readapted from 08:00 p.m. to 05:00 a.m. in 29 provinces for 15 days as from next Tuesday, 10 November 2020, under the fight against the propagation of the coronavirus pandemic (Covid-19), announced Sunday the Prime Minister's Office in a communiqu é. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - November 9, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Coronavirus cause of Algeria president's hospitalization
Algeria’s secretive presidency has confirmed that the mysterious illness that caused President Abdelmadjid Tebboune to be hospitalized in Germany last month was the coronavirus (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - November 4, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Algeria: Start of School Year - Oct 21st for Primary, Nov 4th for Intermediary, Secondary Education
[Algerie Presse Service] Algiers -- The new school year is to start nationwide on October 21st for the primary education and November 4th for the intermediary and secondary education, according to the statement of the Council of Minister meeting held Sunday under the chairmanship of President of the Republic Abdelmadjid Tebboune. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - October 5, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Africa: Continent Records Over 31 000 Covid-19 Deaths and Over a Million Recoveries
[allAfrica] As of September 6, the confirmed cases of COVID-19 from 55 African countries have reached 1,291,832.Reported deaths in Africa have reached 31,079 and recoveries 1,029,456.South Africa has the most reported cases - 636,884, with deaths numbering 14,779. Other most-affected countries include Egypt (99,720 cases), Morocco (70,168), Nigeria (54,905), Ethiopia (57,466), and Algeria (46,071).The numbers are compiled by the Center for Systems Science and Engineering (CSSE) at Johns Hopkins University (world map) (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 6, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Characterization of Algerian-seized hashish over eight years (2011-2018). Part I: physical categorization - Boumrah Y, Baroudi S, Kecir M, Bouanani S.
This article exploits hashish seizure data collected over an 8-year period (2011-2018) in Algeria in order to establish a physical profile of North African hashish. The collected dat... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 20, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Call for Urgent Action by 275 World Leaders on Global Education Emergency In Face of Covid19
Credit: UNICEF Mali / DickoBy External SourceNEW YORK, Aug 18 2020 (IPS) We write to call for urgent action to address the global education emergency triggered by COVID-19. With over 1 billion children still out of school because of the lockdown, there is now a real and present danger that the public health crisis will create a COVID generation who lose out on schooling and whose opportunities are permanently damaged. While the more fortunate have had access to alternatives, the world’s poorest children have been locked out of learning, denied internet access, and with the loss of free school meals – once a lif...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - August 18, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: External Source Tags: Economy & Trade Education Featured Global Headlines Health Human Rights Humanitarian Emergencies TerraViva United Nations Education Cannot Wait (ECW) Source Type: news

Characterization of Algerian-seized hashish over eight years (2011-2018). Part II: chemical categorization - Boumrah Y, Baroudi S, Kecir M, Bouanani S.
This study aimed to investigate the total content of major cannabinoids in the illicit seized hashish in Algeria over an 8-year period (2011-2018) in order to establish the chemical profile of ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 17, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Mexico hails 'good indicator' of recovery in jobs; US FDA approves new cheaper saliva Covid test - as it happened
Mexico hails a recovery in jobs but will need up to 200m coronavirus vaccine doses; Algeria and South Africa start to relax lockdown restrictions; Malta reports highest-ever one-day rise in cases‘Go hard, go early’ – now New Zealand goes back to the drawing boardCalls for nationwide sickout as Arizona district cancels reopening of schoolsDog gone: Australia ’s rescue pet shelters emptied by surge in demand during pandemicFlu and Covid: winter could bring ‘double-barrel’ outbreak to US, experts say12.35amBSTThis blog is now closed. Our coverage continueshere.12.01amBSTHere the latest upda...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - August 15, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Jedidajah Otte (now), Aamna Mohdin, Aaron Walawalkar, Michael McGowan and Lisa Cox (earlier) Tags: World news Infectious diseases Medical research Microbiology Science Source Type: news

Coronavirus live news: Ireland reports highest daily rise in infections since May; France reports 3,310 new cases in last 24 hours
Turkey reports highest increase in new cases since June; Italy struggling to deal with increased numbers of migrants arriving under coronavirus security measures; UK records over 1,000 new cases for fifth consecutive dayIrish tourism chair resigns after ignoring coronavirus travel adviceGlobal firms expected to sue UK for coronavirus lossesFlu and Covid: winter could bring ‘double-barrel’ outbreak to US, experts say‘It’s the worst I’ve ever seen’: London’s West End struggles to bounce back8.51pmBSTAlgeria started reopening its mosques, cafes, beaches and parks on Saturday for the f...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - August 15, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Jedidajah Otte (now), Aamna Mohdin, Aaron Walawalkar, Michael McGowan and Lisa Cox (earlier) Tags: World news Infectious diseases Medical research Microbiology Science Source Type: news

Algeria reopens mosques, beaches after 5-month lockdown
Algeria is reopening its mosques, cafes, beaches and parks for the first time in five months (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - August 15, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

The Good, the Bad and the Ugly
By Joaquín RoyMIAMI, Jul 31 2020 (IPS) In the cinematic context of the death of the Italian and universal composer, Ennio Morricone, author of the background music of more than four hundred films, as an indirect tribute, Europe took a solid step. The European Union’s (EU) forceful ban on accepting travelers from the rest of the world has been decided simultaneously with a collective option: an internal opening that covers the entire territory of the Schengen Agreement, an enlarged EU that includes some special non-members (Switzerland, Norway, Iceland, Liechtenstein and the microstates). Furthermore, the EU s...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - July 31, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Joaquin Roy Tags: Global Geopolitics Headlines Health Source Type: news

Africa: More Than 10,000 Healthcare Workers in Africa Infected With Coronavirus
[Daily Maverick] The Covid-19 outbreak continues to evolve in the Africa region since it was first detected in Algeria on 25 February. As of 24 July, the World Health Organisation (WHO) reports 638,903 cumulative cases in 47 African countries,10,000 of which are healthcare workers. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - July 27, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Export ban on HCQ could be lifted
According to government sources, since April, India has been exporting HCQ on a case-by-case basis to the US, Australia, Poland, Zimbabwe, Singapore, Philippines and several African countries. Requests for imports have poured in from Bafana, Algeria, Malaysia, Congo and UAE in the last few days. (Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News)
Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News - June 9, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Algeria: Lockdown Lifting - Economic Activity Resumes in Two Phases From June 7
[Algerie Presse Service] Algiers -Economic, commercial and service activities will resume, in two phases, from Sunday 7 June 2020, under the lockdown lifting plan set by the government, the Prime Minister's office said in a statement. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - June 6, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

The Curious Case of Covid-19 in Africa
Eunice G. Kamwendo is an Economist and Strategic Advisor with UNDP Africa in New York. Chaltu Daniel Kalbessa is a UNDP Fellow and Strategic Analyst with UNDP Africa in New York.By Eunice G. Kamwendo and Chaltu Daniel KalbessaNEW YORK, Jun 3 2020 (IPS) With very weak health systems and overall capacity constraints to effectively respond to the deadly coronavirus disease, Africa’s fate against the invisible enemy, was going to be nothing short of catastrophic according to early predictions. Although Africa is yet to reach its peak, many countries are not seeing the exponential growth in case numbers, or in mortality r...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - June 3, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Eunice G. Kamwendo and Chaltu Daniel Kalbessa Tags: Africa Aid Headlines Health Humanitarian Emergencies TerraViva United Nations Source Type: news

The psychological impact of confinement linked to the coronavirus epidemic COVID-19 in Algeria - Madani A, Boutebal SE, Bryant CR.
The COVID-19 pandemic continues to spread in countries around the world. The impact of this virus is very great on populations following the application of total and partial containment measures. Our study aims to study the psychological impact of total an... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 3, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Risk Factor Prevalence, Injury Occurrence Source Type: news

North Africa: Will COVID-19 Change Algeria, Morocco, and Tunisia?
[Morocco On the Move] Since the spread of the pandemic to North Africa more than two months ago, there has been speculation among observers that the effects on society, economy, and political life of the countries may be changed in ways both immediate in terms of people's habits and more long term as governments take measures to contain the virus. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - May 12, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Algeria starts coronavirus test kits production
Algeria has started producing rapid test kits for the novel coronavirus, with a detection time of 15 minutes and a production capacity of 200,000 units per week, the government said on Monday. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - May 11, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Africa: Continent Has Over 22,000 COVID-19 Cases - WHO
[WHO] A steady increase in the number of cases has been observed in the WHO African Region since the first case of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) was reported on 25 February 2020 in Algeria. All Member States have since been affected, with the exemption of Comoros and Lesotho where there have been no official reports of confirmed COVID-19 cases to date. Since our last situation report on 22 April 2020 (External Situation Report 8), there has been a 52% increase in the number of confirmed COVID-19 cases (7 9 (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - April 30, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Africa: Continent Now Has Over 22,000 COVID-19 Cases - WHO
[WHO] A steady increase in the number of cases has been observed in the WHO African Region since the first case of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) was reported on 25 February 2020 in Algeria. All Member States have since been affected, with the exemption of Comoros and Lesotho where there have been no official reports of confirmed COVID-19 cases to date. Since our last situation report on 22 April 2020 (External Situation Report 8), there has been a 52% increase in the number of confirmed COVID-19 cases (7 9 (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - April 30, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Africa: How Africa is Navigating Conflict, Gender-Based Violence and COVID-19
[allAfrica] Johannesburg -The new coronavirus has now infected more than one million people worldwide, with Algeria becoming the country with the highest COVID-19 death toll in Africa. This has forced governments around the world to put new measures to curb the spreading of the virus. For women the novel coronavirus outbreak is deadly in more than one way. Those who are experiencing domestic violence during mandatory lockdowns are trapped in their homes with their abusers. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - April 24, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Algeria: For Hirak Protest Movement, COVID-19 Could Prove an Opportunity
[VOA] A  year ago, Algeria's stunning popular uprising forced out longtime President Abdelaziz Bouteflika and rocked a power establishment in place since independence. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - April 16, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Algeria to speed up customs procedures for food, health equipment over coronavirus
Algeria, seeking to avoid shortages of health products and basic foodstuffs during the coronavirus pandemic, has taken "exceptional measures" to accelerate customs procedures for importers, customs said on Saturday. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 4, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Africa: Fragile African Health Systems Face COVID-19 Catastrophe
[allAfrica] By March 31, Africa had 5,431 confirmed cases of COVID-19 , with almost a quarter (,1,353) in South Africa, followed by 656 in Egypt and  584 in Algeria. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - April 1, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

The Need for Empathy in the Time of Coronavirus
By Jan LundiusSTOCKHOLM / ROME, Apr 1 2020 (IPS) The experience and interpretation of the Coronavirus pandemic oscillates between the personal and the general spheres. The official discourse and measures taken by authorities have a direct impact on our lives, change our daily existence and foster worries for the future. A dark cloud of uncertainty hovers above us. What do decision makers know? What can they do? What can we do? Many of us are secluded in our own homes, others in wards or hospitals, or even alone and far away from the ones they love: All you who sleep tonight Far from the ones you love, No hands to left or ...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - April 1, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Jan Lundius Tags: Featured Global Headlines Health Humanitarian Emergencies TerraViva United Nations Source Type: news

Algeria: Covid 19 - Extraordinary Bonus for Public Healthcare Staff
[Algerie Presse Service] Algiers -The President of the Republic announced Tuesday that he had signed today a decree establishing the granting of an exceptional bonus for public healthcare personnel, mobilized in the prevention and fight against the spread of coronavirus. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - April 1, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Suicide prevention in the African Region - Osafo J, Asante KO, Akotia CS.
This paper addresses national responses to suicide prevention in the African region. Eighteen countries responded, of which none had a national suicide prevention strategy in place and only three countries, namely Algeria, Congo, and Madagascar, were i... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 28, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Suicide and Self-Harm Source Type: news

COVID-19 in Africa: Fewer Cases So Far, and More Preparation Needed
This article is republished from The Conversation under a Creative Commons license. Read the original article. The post COVID-19 in Africa: Fewer Cases So Far, and More Preparation Needed appeared first on Inter Press Service. (Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health)
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - March 19, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: External Source Tags: Africa Headlines Health Coronavirus Source Type: news

Algeria: Coronavirus - Algeria Has Imported Equipment Worth Millions of Dollars in One Week
[Algerie Presse Service] ALGIERS-In one week, Algeria has imported millions of dollars of equipment to face the outbreak of coronavirus, said Sunday Premier Abdelaziz Djerad. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - March 15, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Zimbabwe/Algeria: 'Warriors, Desert Foxes AFCON Clash Hangs in Balance Over COVID-19'
[New Zimbabwe] THE Zimbabwe Football Association (ZIFA) has raised concern over the safety of players, technical staff and supporters who are due to travel to Algeria for the senior national team's AFCON qualifier over fears of the coronavirus. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - March 12, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Angola: Government Reduces Country Entry Ban
[ANGOP] Luanda -Citizens from Egypt, Algeria and Nigeria are allowed to enter Angolan soil, after the Ministry of Health announced the ban because of Covid19 cases in the respective countries. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - March 6, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Algeria/Zimbabwe: Warriors Tie in Algeria Under Threat
[The Herald] THERE is now a real possibility the Warriors' 2021 AFCON qualifier against the Desert Foxes might not be played in Algeria. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - March 6, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Africa: COVID-19, Situation Update for the WHO African Region (4 March 2020)
[WHO] Three countries, namely Algeria, Nigeria and Senegal, in the WHO African Region have reported confirmed cases of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). The events are highlighted below: (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - March 5, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Algeria confirms two more coronavirus cases
Algeria has confirmed two new cases of coronavirus infections, a woman and her daughter aged 53 and 24 years respectively, the health ministry said on Monday. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 2, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Africa: A Second Coronavirus Case Is Confirmed in Algeria
[WHO] A second COVID-19 case is confirmed in Africa (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - February 26, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news