Seychelles: Experts From FAO and Seychelles Meet to Draft Antimicrobial Resistance Action Plan
[Seychelles News Agency] Authorities in Seychelles have joined forces with experts from the Food and Agricultural Organisation (FAO) to draft an antimicrobial resistance action plan for the island nation. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 19, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Seychelles: HR Remain Biggest Challenge for Health Services in Covid-19 Fight
[Seychelles News Agency] Limited human resources remain the main challenge the Seychelles' health ministry faces in its fight against the COVID-19 pandemic, a high official at the Public Health Authority said on Monday. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 7, 2022 Category: African Health 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

Seychelles: Seychelles Kanabis Association Launched to Lobby for Legalisation of Cannabis Use
[Seychelles News Agency] In Seychelles, the use of cannabis for recreational purposes by adults is illegal and remains a deeply controversial subject as drug abuse is one of the greatest challenges facing its society today. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 2, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Seychelles: IFRC to Support Seychelles' Red Cross Society in Fight Against Covid-19
[Seychelles News Agency] The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) will support 47 Red Cross and Red Crescent societies in African countries including Seychelles with their COVID-19 roll-out activities through an agreement with the Africa Centre for Disease Control. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - August 11, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Seychelles: Seychelles Sets Out to Increase Breastfeeding to Reach 50% Target
[Seychelles News Agency] Seychelles is aiming to increase its number of exclusively breastfed babies to 50 percent by the year 2025, said a health official at the launch of the Breastfeeding Week on Monday. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - August 2, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Seychelles: Seychelles' Health Centres Set to Issue Qr Codes for Vaccination Certificates
[Seychelles News Agency] Seychelles is set to start issuing COVID-19 vaccination certificates or QR codes at the health centre level across the country following vaccinations as of August 1, a health official said on Monday. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - July 11, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Seychelles: Seychelles' First Autism Centre for Learning and Therapy Opens
[Seychelles News Agency] Seychelles' first autism centre opened on Friday to provide learning support and therapy for autistic children and adults. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - June 4, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Commitment to African Medicines Agency Needs More Than Words
To date, 19 countries have already ratified the treaty. However, this number remains far short of the 55 AU member states and excludes some of the region’s power houses such as South Africa, Nigeria, Kenya, Ethiopia, and Senegal. Credit: Charles Mpaka/IPSBy Johnpaul Omollo and Taonga ChilalikaNAIROBI/JOHANNESBURG, Apr 29 2022 (IPS) Across Africa, local manufacturing and pharmaceutical companies are responding to the urgent need for locally produced medical products and technologies despite the existing regulatory challenges. We can support manufacturing capacity by expediting the establishment and operationalisation of t...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - April 29, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Johnpaul Omollo and Taonga Chilalika Tags: Africa Headlines Health Poverty & SDGs Source Type: news

Seychelles: No New Covid Restrictions in Seychelles Despite Case Increase - Not Everyone Is Testing Due to Mild Symptoms
[Seychelles News Agency] The Seychelles' health authorities have noticed a sustained increase in active COVID cases but no new restriction measures were announced during a press conference on Wednesday. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - April 14, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Cape Verde: Vaccine Destination Cabo Verde - Fighting the Pandemic Down to the Last Mile
[World Bank] With more than 70% of its adult population fully vaccinated, Cabo Verde has the third highest vaccination coverage against COVID-19 in Sub-Saharan Africa, after two other island nations, the Seychelles and Mauritius. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - March 21, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Seychelles: Seychelles' La Digue Island to Get State-of-the-Art Hospital With $4m Donation From UAE
[Seychelles News Agency] The construction of a new state-of-the-art hospital on La Digue Island, Seychelles' third most populated island, started on Wednesday, seven months after the foundation stone was laid. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - March 10, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Seychelles: Rotary International Offers Free Heart Surgery for 50 Children in Seychelles
[Seychelles News Agency] Rotary International has offered free heart surgery for 50 children in Seychelles under its 'Gift of Life' programme, the organisation's president said on Tuesday. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - March 3, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Seychelles: Govt Relaxes Covid-19 Measures, Lifting Curfews, Closing Times, Allowing Family Meet-Ups
[Seychelles News Agency] An overnight curfew and closing time for bars and casinos will be removed while family gatherings are permitted as of March 1 as health authorities in Seychelles relax measures put in place to curb the spread of COVID-19. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - March 1, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news