Development of alcohol control law, Sao Tome and Principe - Sanchez ZM, Carvalho A, Sacramento C, D'Alva F, Rita I, Pinheiro S, Soares de Barros EM, Gil VS, Costa Alegre MC, Ancia A, Monteiro MG, Opoko CA, Tello JE.
The World Health Organization (WHO) African Region is struggling with increasing harm associated with alcohol consumption. Legislators of Sao Tome and Principe, concerned about this harm and the high prevalence of alcohol use disorders, designed a comprehe... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 5, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Africa: Saving Lives and Livelihoods Helping Africa Fight COVID-19 - One-Shot At a Time
[New Dawn] So far, three countries have surpassed the 70% vaccination target; Seychelles (81.3%), Mauritius (76.6%0 and Rwanda (76.5%). Also, 10 countries have attained a target of between 40% and 70% include Comoros, Lesotho, Liberia, Mozambique, Botswana, Cape Verde, Tunisia, Morocco, and Sao Tome and Principe. In total, about 21.2% percent of the continent's population is fully vaccinated, hence, to drive increase in COVID-19 uptake, the in-country implementation took place in Kenya, Lesotho, Namibia, Nigeria, and (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 5, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Africa: Saving Lives and Livelihood Helping Africa Fight Covid-19 - One-Shot At a Time
[New Dawn] So far, three countries have surpassed the 70% vaccination target; Seychelles (81.3%), Mauritius (76.6%0 and Rwanda (76.5%). Also, 10 countries have attained a target of between 40% and 70% include Comoros, Lesotho, Liberia, Mozambique, Botswana, Cape Verde, Tunisia, Morocco, and Sao Tome and Principe. In total, about 21.2% percent of the continent's population is fully vaccinated, hence, to drive increase in COVID-19 uptake, the in-country implementation took place in Kenya, Lesotho, Namibia, Nigeria, and (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 2, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news

WASH Interventions Key to Reaching Africa ’s Child Health Milestones
Experts say proper hygiene, especially during the first 1,000 days of a child’s life is critical. Credit: Joyce Chimbi/IPSBy Joyce ChimbiNairobi, Kenya, Feb 15 2022 (IPS) For two days in a row back in 2018, four-year-old Calvin Otieno suffered from diarrhoea and vomiting, and his mother responded by giving him a salt solution. Pearl Otieno tells IPS that diarrhoea among children in Kibera, the largest urban informal settlement, is commonplace. A mixture of salt and warm water is often the go-to remedy. “He did not seem to get worse, but he was not getting better either. He lay on the floor too weak to play,” she say...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - February 15, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Joyce Chimbi Tags: Africa Development & Aid Featured Headlines Health Inequity Poverty & SDGs TerraViva United Nations IPS UN Bureau Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) WASH Source Type: news

China Opens Embassy in Nicaragua for First Time since 1990 after Taiwan Ties Cut
By Genevieve Donnellon-MayAUSTRALIA, Jan 10 2022 (IPS) For the first time since 1990, China has (re)opened an embassy in Managua, Nicaragua, less than a month after Nicaragua cut ties with Taiwan. The (re)opening of the embassy on January 1, 2022 comes amidst the backdrop of US-China tensions, particularly over trade and Taiwan, as well as worsening Cross-Straits relations. Genevieve Donnellon-MayChina and Nicaragua officially (re)established diplomatic relations last month. On December 10, Asia time, diplomatic relations between China and Nicaragua were officially established. The official “Joint Communiqué on the Res...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - January 10, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Genevieve Donnellon-May Tags: Asia-Pacific COVID-19 Economy & Trade Headlines TerraViva United Nations Trade & Investment IPS UN Bureau Source Type: news

Prevention harmful consumption of alcohol and drugs in Sao Tome and Principe through public health communication: the scientific protocol - De Santiago I, Nicolau LB, Marinho RT, Pereira-Miguel J.
INTRODUCTION: Sao Tome and Principe is an African low-and-middle-income country, where extreme poverty causes major health inequalities. No systematic research has been done on the consumption of alcohol and drugs in Sao Tome and Principe, and only overall... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 6, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Consumption of alcohol and drugs in the school population of Sao Tome and Principe - De Santiago I, Ribeiro R, Nicolau LB, Marinho RT, Pereira-Miguel J.
The objectives of the present study are 1) to determine the frequency of alcohol and drug consum... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 5, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

S ão Tomé and Príncipe: Sao Tome and Principe and Ifad Partner to Improve Nutrition and Incomes in Face of Climate Change
[IFAD] The International Fund for Agricultural Development of the United Nations (IFAD) today announced support for a new project to increase incomes, improve food and nutrition security and build the resilience of at least 34,800 rural farmers of Sao Tome and Principe, an island country highly affected by climate change. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - February 13, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Angola: Sao Tomean Health Minister in Huambo
[ANGOP] Huambo -The Health minister of Sao Tome and Principe, Maria de Jesus Trovoada, is paying a working visit to the central Huambo province, where she checking the functioning of the sector in this region. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - May 6, 2015 Category: African Health Source Type: news

ERHC Energy Inc. Signs Memorandum of Understanding for Sao Tome and Principe Exclusive Economic Zone
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Source: Medical News (via PRIMEZONE) - December 16, 2014 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news