Angola: Angola Bolsters Fight Against Covid-19 Misinformation
[WHO-AFRO] Luanda -- Joana Domingos had long ceased to believe the official COVID-19 information coming from national authorities in her native Angola. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - April 25, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Angola: Minister Highlights Resilience of Agriculture Amid Covid-19
[ANGOP] Malanje -- The Minister of Agriculture and Fisheries, Ant ónio de Assis, highlighted today, Thursday, the resilience that the sector has been showing in face of the limitations imposed by Covid-19 in the last three years, providing food to the country, for the strengthening of food security. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - April 8, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Perils of Hunger, Food Insecurity in Southern Africa- Challenges & Opportunities
By Menghestab HaileJOHANNESBURG, South Africa, Apr 5 2022 (IPS) Food systems are under severe stress around the world now. The thresholds of tolerance are already exceeding limits with millions facing acute food and water scarcity throughout all continents. Over a quarter of Africa’s population are facing hunger and food insecurity. Conflict, droughts, flooding, rising unemployment, inequality, economic crises, and the impacts of Covid-19 pandemic have been ravaging the Continent on an unprecedented scale. Menghestab HaileIn Southern Africa, the food systems are heavily dependent on traditional small holder farmers who ...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - April 5, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Menghestab Haile Tags: Armed Conflicts Climate Change COVID-19 Economy & Trade Environment Food and Agriculture Food Security and Nutrition Food Sustainability Global Headlines Inequality Labour TerraViva United Nations IPS UN Bureau Source Type: news

Wealthy Nations, Corporate Titans ’ False Promises of Fair COVID-19 Recovery Exposed, How Africa’s Inequality Deepened
Alice Atieno relies on sack farming outside her shanty in the sprawling Kibera Slums in Nairobi, Kenya. COVID-19 reversed gains made in poverty reduction, and the unequal access to vaccines has deepened global inequality. Credit: Joyce Chimbi/IPS By Joyce ChimbiNairobi, Kenya, Mar 29 2022 (IPS) Even as COVID-19 brought Africa’s already fragile health care and economic systems to the brink, wealthy states colluded with corporate giants to dupe people with empty slogans and false promises of a fair recovery from the ongoing health pandemic, a newly released report by Amnesty International report finds. The global human ri...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - March 29, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Joyce Chimbi Tags: Africa COVID-19 Development & Aid Editors' Choice Featured Headlines Health Humanitarian Emergencies TerraViva United Nations #VaccineInequity IPS UN Bureau IPS UN Bureau Report Vaccines Source Type: news

Angola: Tackling One of the World's Highest Teenage Pregnancy Rates, to Give Girls a Better Future
[UNFPA] Lubango -- "I have had doors closed in my face many times, but my desire to bring knowledge to young people and adolescents in order to avoid unwanted pregnancy has no end," said Stela Varela, 28, an activist for the Youth Support Centre (CAJ) and a beneficiary of the Safeguard Young People (SYP) programme. (Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth)
Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth - March 24, 2022 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

Angola: President Unveils Pediatric Hematology Institute
[ANGOP] Luanda -- Angolan head of State Jo ão Lourenço inaugurated Friday in Luanda the Pediatric Hematology Institute, specialised in treatment of patients with sickle cell anemia, acute and chronic leukemia. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - March 5, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Namibia: Wakudumo Urges Border Residents to Get Vaccinated
[New Era] Rundu -- Kavango East governor Bonifatius Wakudumo has urged Angolans and Namibians to respect Covid-19 regulations and laws applicable in both countries when travelling between the two now that the borders are open after a two-year closure. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - February 16, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Omicron Could Be the Beginning of the End of the COVID-19 Pandemic
When Jeremy Luban first looked over the genetic sequence of the Omicron variant on his phone one day last November, it was five o’clock in the morning. But even at that hour, the University of Massachusetts virus expert knew right away Omicron was a problem. First, there was the sheer number of new mutations—by some counts, as many as 50, with 30 of them in the critical places that vaccines and drug treatments target. Second, this new version of the SARS-CoV-2 virus seemed to appear out of nowhere, unpredictably and with no immediately obvious connection to previous variants. [time-brightcove not-tgx=”tru...
Source: TIME: Health - January 26, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Alice Park Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 healthscienceclimate Source Type: news

Angola: Covid-19 - Angola Reports 70 New Cases, 27 Recoveries
[ANGOP] Luanda -- Angola registered, in the last 24 hours, 70 new cases and the recovery of 27 patients. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - December 20, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Angola: Covid-19 - Angola Detects 108 New Infections, 52 Recoveries
[ANGOP] Luanda -- The health authorities announced, this Saturday, the registration of 108 new cases and the recovery of 52 patients, in the last 24 hours. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - December 20, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Southern Africa: Covid-19 - Angola Shuts Borders With 7 Countries in Southern Africa
[East African] Angola government has Saturday shut its borders with seven southern African countries to curb the spread new Covid-19 variant. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - November 30, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Angola: Covid-19 - Angola Reports 19 New Cases and 22 Recoveries
[ANGOP] Luanda -- Angola reported this Wednesday 19 new cases of the newcoronavirus, 22 recoveries and 1 death, in the last 24 hours. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - November 25, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Angola: A Day in the Life of a Sexual and Reproductive Health Activist in Angola - How Young People Are Leading Change
[UNFPA] Viana -- "The problem that the girls go through is they are discriminated against. They are judged and then for some reason, they feel they have to help [out at] the house, so they get involved with certain people," says Daniela Isabel Raimundo Ngunza, 26, a volunteer activist for JIRO (Responsible and Organized Informed Youth) in Viana. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - November 25, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Angola: Walter Stranguay Hospital Needs 100 New Specialists
[ANGOP] Cuito -- Dr. Walter Stranguay Hospital, in operation since 2020, in Cuito City, central Bi é Province, needs 100 new doctors specialized in different areas, to meet the growing demand. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - November 22, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Angola: Angola Receives Over One Million Doses of Astrazeneca Vaccine
[ANGOP] Luanda -- Angola on Wednesday received a batch of 1.1 million doses of AstraZeneca vaccine, in a donation from the Republic of France. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - November 18, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news