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

Seychelles: Country's First Dedicated Aesthetics Clinic Opens
[Seychelles News Agency] A clinic offering state-of-the-art cosmetic procedures and treatments has opened in Seychelles' Mont Fleuri district on the main island of Mahe. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - February 28, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Seychelles: State of the Nation - President Sees Relaxed Covid-19 Measure Soon
[Seychelles News Agency] In his second State of the Nation address, the President of Seychelles announced an upcoming revision in COVID-19 measures, spoke about the rising cost of living and gave an update on the rescue plans for Air Seychelles. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - February 23, 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

Seychelles: Seychelles' Central Bank Unwinding Covid Support Measures
[Seychelles News Agency] The Central Bank of Seychelles (CBS) has begun removing policies and measures put in place in 2020 to assist businesses affected by the COVID-19 pandemic, the governor said on Thursday. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - February 10, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Seychelles: Inequality in Accessing Vaccines Is Not Acceptable, Says Seychelles' President
[Seychelles News Agency] As long as Africa is denied access to the COVID-19 vaccines, the restrictions on businesses will continue to affect relief efforts, Seychelles' President Wavel Ramkalawan said in his inaugural address at the AU summit for heads of state and government on Saturday. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - February 7, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news