Tunisia: 80 Percent of Deaths Recorded in Tunisia Are Due to Non-Communicable Diseases ( Moh)
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis/Tunisia -- "80% of the deaths recorded in Tunisia each year are due to non-communicable diseases, mainly cardiovascular diseases, diabetes and respiratory diseases," underlined Rafla Tej Dallegi, Doctor in charge of non-communicable diseases at the Health Ministry. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 21, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

AP Explainer: Why are youth protests sweeping Tunisia?
A growing groundswell of youth unrest, tapping into a well of economic frustration, is sweeping Tunisia and worrying its leadership all the way to the top (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - January 19, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Tunisia: Covid-19 - 8 Deaths in Gab ès and 75 More Infections Reported in Tozeur
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis/Tunisia -- Eight additional deaths due to coronavirus were recorded in the last 24 hours in Gabes, said Coordinator of the Health Monitoring Unit at the Regional Health Directorate Hassine Jabrane. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 17, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Tunisia: Covid-19 - Tunisia Surpasses Threshold of 4,000 Infections in 24 Hours
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis/Tunisia -- 4,170 additional coronavirus infections were reported on January 14 until 11 a.m. out of a total of 15,132 tests carried out. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 16, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Tunisia: Covid-19 - Number of Fatalities and Infections Up in Kef
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis/Tunisia -- A one more COVID-19 fatality and 37 further infections were reported in the Kef governorate, according to the Local Health Directorate in Kef. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 15, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Tunisia: Passengers Visiting France Must Present Negative PCR Test (Tunisair)
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis/Tunisia -- As of January 18, 2021, all passengers travelling to France will have to present at check-in in Tunisia a negative PCR test carried out less than 72 hours prior to boarding, national carrier Tunisair said Friday. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 15, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Tunisia marks revolution's 10th anniversary in lockdown
Tunisia is commemorating the 10th anniversary since the flight into exile of its iron-fisted leader (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - January 14, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Somber Tunisia marks 10 years since revolution in lockdown
Tunisia is commemorating the 10th anniversary since the flight into exile of its iron-fisted leader, Zine El Abidine Ben Ali, pushed from power in a popular revolt that foreshadowed the so-called Arab Spring (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - January 14, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Tunisia: Coronavirus - 62 Additional Deaths, 1,762 More Infections
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis/Tunisia -- 1,762 more cases of infection by the Coronavirus and 62 additional deaths as of January 9 at 11:00 a.m., bringing the total number of deaths since the outbreak of the epidemic to 5,215, the Ministry of Public Health reported on Sunday. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 11, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Tunisia: Coronavirus - 35 Deaths and 1422 More Infections Recorded On January 1
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis/Tunisia -- The number of coronavirus-related deaths rose to 4765 after 35 more fatalities were recorded on January 1, 2021 until 11 pm, the Ministry of Health said in its daily report on the epidemic situation in the country. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 3, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

At least 20 people killed as migrant boat sinks off Tunisia coast
Four pregnant women were among 20 migrants whose bodies were found off Tunisia's coast after their smuggling boat sank, Tunisian... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - December 25, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Mauritania: Mauritania to Tap Into Tunisian Experience to Create First Pediatric Neurology Service
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis/Tunisia -- Health Minister Fawzi Mahdi met Thursday with the first Mauritanian pediatric neurologist. Dr .Hela Mohamed Moussa is visiting Tunisia, at the invitation of the Tunisian Association of Child and Adolescent Neurology (French: ATNEA). (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - December 18, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Self-immolation persists as grim form of protest in Tunisia
KASSERINE, Tunisia (AP) — In his old life, Hosni Kalaia remembers strolling the streets of his hometown of Kasserine in central Tunisia... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - December 17, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Tunisia: Covid-19 - 28 Additional Recoveries Reported in Sidi Bouzid
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis/Tunisia -- 28 COVID-19 patients have recovered in Sidi Bouzid, taking the recovery count in the region to 1,547 so far. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - December 15, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Tunisia: Covid-19 - Number of Recoveries Up in Medenine
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis/Tunisia -- 34 COVID-19 recoveries have been reported in Medenine governorate, taking the recovery count in the region to 1,748 since the outbreak of the virus. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - December 14, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Tunisia: Covid-19 - Monastir Reports 65 More Recoveries
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis -- The governorate of Monastir reported 65 more recoveries from COVID-19, bringing the overall number of recoveries in the region to 4,457.Meanwhile, an additional fatality was recorded due to the virus, taking the count of deaths in the region... (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - December 5, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Tunisia: Atp+ Denounces Disproportionate Increase in Number of Women Living With HIV and Points to Striking Lack of Female Condoms Nationwide
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis/Tunisia -- On the World AIDS Day, December 1st, the Tunisian Association for Positive Prevention ATP+ sounds the alarm and denounces the disproportionate increase in the number of women living with HIV/AIDS and underlines the striking lack of the female... (Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs)
Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs - December 3, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Nigeria: Covid-19 to Take Toll On African Banks, S & P Predicts
[This Day] One of the global rating agencies, Standard and Poor's (S&P) has predict that the Covid-19 pandemic will significantly hurt banks in Nigeria, Tunisia, Kenya, South Africa, Morocco and Egypt for at least three years. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - November 18, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Associated Press sides with violent Muslim terrorists, says French people deserve to be beheaded
(Natural News) The Associated Press (AP) is now siding with religiously-motivated Muslim terrorists and justifying the beheading of Christians in France and abroad. On Thursday October 29, a Tunisian Muslim beheaded an elderly Christian woman and two other innocent Christians at a church in Nice. The religiously-motivated Muslim terrorist shouted “Allahu Akbar” (God is Greatest)... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - November 2, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

France church attack: Assailant's family demands answers
SFAX, Tunisia (AP) — A third suspect is in French custody Saturday in connection with an Islamic extremist knife attack that killed... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - October 31, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Nice terror suspect phoned his family hours before attack
Tunisian Brahim Aouissaoui, 21, gave no indication he was contemplating violence (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - October 30, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Coronavirus live news: Madrid to enter partial lockdown; Poland reports new infections record
Spanish capital is Europe ’s worst hotspot; Poland recordsnearly 3,000 daily cases;Donald Trump has Covid-19Donald Trump and first lady Melania test positiveUS coronavirus updates – liveDonald Trump joins growing list of world leaders to contract CovidAustralia-New Zealand travel bubble to partially openUK coronavirus updates – live11.45amBSTMadrid ’s regional authorities will shortly put the Spanish capital and nine nearby towns under partial lockdown, with immediate effect, a source from Madrid’s regional government told Reuters on Friday.With 859 cases per 100,000 people, theMadrid region i...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - October 2, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Helen Pidd (now) Martin Belam and Helen Sullivan (earlier) Tags: Coronavirus outbreak World news UK news US news Australia news Science Infectious diseases Source Type: news

Tunisia: Covid-19 - 470 More Infections, 4 Deaths Reported On September 15
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis/Tunisia -- 470 more COVID-19 infections were reported on September 15, bringing the tally to 8,570, a Health Ministry press release issued Friday night reads. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 19, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Tunisia: Covid-19 - Tunisia Records 540 More Infections (Health Ministry)
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis/Tunisia -- 540 more COVID-19 infections were reported on September 16, in addition to 5 more deaths, a Health Ministry press release issued on Saturday reads. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 19, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Tunisia: Covid-19 - General Health Federation Calls for Providing Health Workers With Accommodation
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis/Tunisia -- Secretary general of the general health federation under the Tunisian General Labour Union (UGTT) stressed Friday the need to reserve spaces to accommodate the health workers taking care of COVID-19 patients in order to protect their families from infection. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 18, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Tunisia: Coronavirus - 376 More Infection Cases (Ministry of Health)
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis/Tunisia -- 376 more cases of infection with the new coronavirus were recorded on September 10 and 99 cases, already active, tested positive, bringing the tally to 6,635 confirmed cases, the Ministry of Health announced in a press release Saturday. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 15, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Pesticide poisoning deaths: a 19-year retrospective study of medicolegal autopsies in center Tunisia - Mlayeh S, Annabi K, Daly AB, Jedidi M, Dhiab MB.
The objective of our study was to document the forensic deat... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 14, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Home and Consumer Product Safety Source Type: news

Tunisia: Covid-19 - Cases Requiring Intensive Care Still Low Compared to the Accommodation Capacity Available in Hospitals
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis/Tunisia -- "The number of COVID-19 patients requiring intensive care is still low compared to the accommodation capacity available in hospitals," Health Minister Faouzi Mehdi affirmed on Wednesday. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 9, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Tunisia: Health Minister Announces New Measures to Increase Screening and Stem Covid-19 Pandemic
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis/Tunisia -- Health Minister Faouzi Mehdi announced on Wednesday new measures aimed to increase screening and stem COVID-19 pandemic in Tunisia. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 9, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Tunisia: Covid-19 - Ministerial Working Session On Preparations to Ensure Good Start to School Year
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis/Tunisia -- A ministerial working session, chaired by Prime Minister Hichem mechichi, was held on Monday to discuss preparations to ensure a smooth return to school during the COVID-19 pandemic period. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 8, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Arterial trauma of the upper limbs: particularities of the population in Tunisia and risk factors for amputation - Derbel B, Ziadi J, Daoud Z, Souiden S, Miri R, Ben Mrad M, Ghedira F, Ben Omrane S, Denguir R.
AIM OF THE STUDY: The purpose of our study was to review the population at risk of upper limb arterial injury, to determinate the rate of upper limb salvage and the predictive factors of limb loss. METHODS: This was a retrospective study, involving 128... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 1, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Tunisia: Covid-19 - 113 More Infections Reported (Health Ministry)
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis/Tunisia -- 113 more COVID-19 infections (89 domestic, 9 imported and 14 active) were recorded on August 29, the Health Ministry announced. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - August 31, 2020 Category: African Health 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

Intentional interpersonal violence: epidemiological and analytical study about 973 cases at the forensic unit in Habib BOURGUIBA University Hospital in Sfax, Tunisia - Bardaa S, Dhouib H, Karray N, Kammoun J, Hammami Z, Maatoug S.
Aims Violence represents a serious societal problem which plagues all over the world. In this paper, we aim to study the effect of this phenomenon on the region of Sfax,(the second city of Tunisia) to describe socio-epidemiological characteristics of vict... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 17, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Research Methods, Surveillance and Codes, Models Source Type: news

Tunisia: School Year Start Date Remains Unchanged (Ministry)
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis/Tunisia -- The 2020-2021 school year will start as usual on September 15. The decision was announced following a meeting Monday at the seat of the Education Ministry with representatives of the different unions. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - August 17, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Homicide committed by individuals with severe mental illnesses: a comparative study before and after the Tunisian revolution of January 14th, 2011 - Fekih-Romdhane F, Skandrani M, Dridi A, Ridha R, Cheour M.
BACKGROUND: Many studies have established a correlation between the increase of homicide rates, and economic crises and rapid social changes following historical events. We propose to analyse the impact of the Tunisian Revolution on homicide rates in Tunis... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 13, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Italian island runs out of room to quarantine new migrants
About 250 more Tunisian migrants in small boats have reached a tiny Italian island that has run out of room to quarantine them (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - August 1, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Italian island out of room to quarantine arriving migrants
Several boats filled with more Tunisian migrants have reached a tiny Italian island that has run out of room to quarantine them (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - August 1, 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

Tunisia: Covid-19 - 35 Percent of Private Enterprises Likely to Shut Down Permanently
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis/Tunisia -- The impact of the Coronavirus epidemic has been felt by private sector enterprises in Tunisia. 35% of the private sector enterprises in activity have stated that they are likely to close down permanently under the current conditions, reveals a study of socio-economic impact on the private sector published on Thursday by the National Institute of Statistics (INS). (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - July 23, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Epidemiology and prognostic factors of open globe injuries in a Tunisian pediatric population - Malek I, Sayadi J, Zerei N, Mekni M, El Amri K, Zgolli H, Chebbi A, Nacef L.
INTRODUCTION: Childhood ocular trauma is a preventable cause of visual impairment and blindness worldwide. The purpose of our study was to determine demographic, etiologic, and clinical characteristics, visual outcome, and factors affecting visual prognosi... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 11, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Tunisia: 'Tunisia Has No Domestic Infection With COVID-19' (Abdellatif Mekki)
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis/Tunisia -- Health Minister Abdellatif Mekki said Thursday the Tunisian territory is totally free of horizontal and domestic infection with the coronavirus, including in tourist areas. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - July 10, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Featured Review: Induction of labour at or beyond 37 weeks ’ gestation
A normal pregnancy lasts about 40 weeks (the gestation period) from the start of the woman's last menstrual period. If a pregnancy lasts too long, a woman and her clinician may wish to stimulate the woman ’s body to begin labour. This is called induction.Babies may be at a greater risk of death, before or shortly after birth, after prolonged gestation. However, induction of labour may also have risks for mothers and their babies, especially if women are not ready to labour.Current tests cannot predict whether babies would be better to stay inside their mother or whether labour should be induced to make the birth happ...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - July 2, 2020 Category: Information Technology Authors: Lydia Parsonson Source Type: news

Jobless for years, Tunisians march on capital, demand work
Hundreds of unemployed Tunisians from around the country have tried to march on parliament to demand a law guaranteeing jobs (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - June 17, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

African Development Bank COVID-19 response: moving from commitment to action
By African Development BankJun 15 2020 (IPS-Partners) The African Development Bank has responded swiftly to the needs of its member countries during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. The Bank’s operations have continued to run smoothly since the first cases appeared in early March, despite the wide range of lockdowns and measures imposed by governments to flatten the curve. The COVID-19 pandemic is forecast to cause Africa’s GDP to drop by between $22.1 billion and $88.3 billion. African countries, with the experience of having fought off Ebola, are working to adapt to this new threat and looking to the Bank for ...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - June 15, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: African Development Bank Tags: Africa Aid Economy & Trade Health Source Type: news

Tunisia: Tunisia Nears Zero Coronavirus Cases As it Eyes Tourism
[DW] The coronavirus pandemic dealt Tunisia's crucial tourism industry a heavy blow. Now on the verge of being the first country in North Africa to reopen its borders, its people are torn between economic and health concerns. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - June 14, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Can deep water masses in the Mediterranean cross the Sicily Strait?
(University of Barcelona) The Sicily Strait, an underwater relief connecting the Italian island with the Tunisian coasts, is not a geological barrier for the deep water circulation between eastern and western Mediterranean -which was always thought to be. Quite the contrary, the contribution of the eastern Mediterranean deep water flow towards the western one can reach 70%, according to a study recently published in the journal Process in Oceanography. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - June 5, 2020 Category: Biology 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

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

Effects of day shift work on quality of life and vigilance in Tunisia - Chaouch N, Mechergui N, Aissi W, Essid D, Khemila T, Ladhari N.
INTRODUCTION: Alternate work is known to cause physical and mental health disorders for employees that can alter their quality of life and sleep. OBJECTIVE: The purpose of this research was to evaluate workers quality of life and sleep in situation... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 11, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Distraction, Fatigue, Chronobiology, Vigilance, Workload Source Type: news