Tunisia: Intensive Jab Day - 875 Thousand Citizens Invited Again Next Sunday
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis/Tunisia -- Health Director General Faisal ben Saleh on Wednesday stated to TAP that the 875 thousand citizens who failed to show up to receive the first dose of vaccination against the coronavirus will be invited again on September 26. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 22, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Tunisia: Brazil Reports 485 Covid Deaths in 24 Hours
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Brasilia/Brazil -- Brazil reported 485 new deaths from COVID-19 over the past 24 hours, bringing the total toll from the coronavirus in the country to 591,440, the health ministry said on Tuesday. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 22, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Tunisia: Covid-19 - Over 100,000 Jab Appointments Missed On Sep.21
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis/Tunisia -- Out of 143,849 who received text message invites on September 21, only 36,349 attended their jab appointments, according to the Health Ministry's updated figures. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 22, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Monitoring of substances use among a sample of Tunisian high school pupils [conference abstract] - Zammit N, Ghammem R, Fredj SB, Nasrallah CB, Misbah R, Maatoug J, Ghannem H.
IEA World Congress of Epidemiology 2021 - Scientific Program Abstract Background Epidemiologic surveillance of substances use is necessary for its prevention policy. Objective To monitor the extent of substances use amon... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 21, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Tunisia: Covid-19 - 6th National Intensive Jab Day for 15-Year and Over-Olds, September 26
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis/Tunisia -- A 6th national intensive COVID-19 jab day will be organised on September 26, to administer booster shots to children aged 15 and over who received their first dose on August 29, the Health Ministry announced on Tuesday. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 21, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Tunisia: Covid-19 - Kef Sees 3 More Fatalities and 33 Infections
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis/Tunisia -- COVID-19 claimed the lives of 3 more patients in the Kef governorate, bringing the death toll to 675 since the outbreak of the pandemic, according to the local health directorate's figures released on Tuesday. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 21, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Tunisia: 'We Must Remain Vigilant and Continue to Comply With Health Protocols' - Samu Official
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis/Tunisia -- The positivity rate of COVID-19 tests conducted on a daily basis by the Emergency Medical Aid Service (SAMU) currently stands between 10 to 15%, SAMU official Dr. Saida Zelfani stated to TAP on Sunday. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 20, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Tunisia: Covid-19 - 3,559 Jabs Administered On National Vaccination Day for Educational Staff
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis/Tunisia -- 3,559 COVID-19 vaccine jabs were administered during the national vaccination day dedicated to the educational staff, organised on September 18 in 225 centres nationwide. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 20, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Tunisia: Covid-19 - Gabes Reports 42 More Infections
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis/Tunisia -- The governorate of Gabes had reported 42 COVID-19 infections, health monitoring unit coordinator Hassine Jabrane said. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 20, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Tunisia: Covid-19 - Positivity Rate Down to 8 Percent in Sfax
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis/Tunisia -- A downward trend was posted during the past 24 hours in the number of COVID-19 infections in Sfax, according to the local health directorate. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 20, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Tunisia: Covid-19 - Over 74 Thousand Jab Appointments Missed On Sep.18
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis/Tunisia -- Only 48,217 people honoured their jab appointments out of 122,733 text message invites sent on September 18, according to the Health Ministry's updated figures. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 20, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

North Africa: M ├ędenine - Ras Jedir Border Crossing Reopens
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis/Tunisia -- Ras Jedir border crossing, M édenine, re-opened Friday after a two-month shutdown over the COVID-19 epidemiological situation in Tunisia and Libya. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 18, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Tunisia: Covid-19 - Sidi Bouzid Reports One Death and 185 More Infections
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis/Tunisia -- The goverorate of Sidi Bouzid has recorded one more death of coronavirus over the past 24 hours, bringing the toll to 864 since the spread of the pandemic in the region, Deputy-Director of Primary Health B échir Saidi told TAP Friday. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 18, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Tunisia: Covid-19 - Midoun Local Hospital Receives Mobile Vaccination Unit
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis/Tunisia -- The Local Hospital of Midoun (Governorate of Medenine), on Friday, received a mobile COVID-19 vaccination unit from the city council, as part of a cooperation programme between the German Agency for Technical Cooperation (GIZ) and 6 Tunisian municipalities. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 18, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Tunisia: Covid-19 - 4,170 Inmates Vaccinated So Far
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis/Tunisia -- Rollout of COVID-19 vaccines in jails allowed to inoculate 4,170 inmates, that is 43.95% of the overall prison population wishing to get vaccinated, data provided by the General Committee of Prisons and Rehabilitation show. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 18, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Tunisia: National Jab Drive - Over 80 Thousand Appointments Missed On September 17
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis/Tunisia -- Only 55,531 people honoured their jab appointments out of 136,822 text message invites sent on September 17, standing at over 80 thousand who missed their appointments, according to the Health Ministry. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 18, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Tunisia: Covid-19 - Positivity Rate Down to 9,45 Percent
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis/Tunisia -- 1,006 more coronavirus infections were logged on September 15 till midnight, from 10,641 tests, i.e. a positivity rate of 9.45% against over 30% last June . (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 17, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Tunisia: Covid-19 - Over 48,000 Jab Appointments Missed On Sep.15
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis/Tunisia -- Only 48,145 people honoured their jab appointments out of 116,718 text message invites sent on September 15, the Health Ministry's figures released Wednesday evening show. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 16, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Tunisia: Tunisian and Libyan Authorities Approve Health Protocol, Ahead of Border Re-Opening
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis/Tunisia -- The Libyan side has accepted and signed the health protocol to be adopted at border crossings, pending the completion of the effective procedures to reopen the crossings, said Libyan Minister of Health Ali Zanati. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 16, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Tunisia: Covid-19 - Vaccination Campaign for People With Special Needs From September 20, 2021
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis/Tunisia -- The national vaccination campaign against the coronavirus for the benefit of people with special needs will be launched from September 20 to 30 in the vaccination centres in different regions of the country, said the President of the Tunisian Association for the Defense of the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, Yosri Mazati. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 16, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Tunisia: Covid-19 - Nearly 7 Million Jabs Administered So Far
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis/Tunisia -- A total of 6,911,801 COVID-19 vaccine shots have been administered so far, including 4,574,648 first doses and 2,337,153 boosters, the Health Ministry said. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 15, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Tunisia: Covid-19 - Over 3 Million People Fully Vaccinated
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis/Tunisia -- A total of 6,860,726 COVID-19 vaccine shots have been administered so far, including 4,558,381 first doses and 2,302,345 boosters, the Health Ministry said Tuesday. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 14, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Tunisia: Coronavirus - 9 Deaths,126 Infections Reported in Governorate of Sfax
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis/Tunisia -- Nine patients died from COVID-19 in the last 24 hours in the governorate of Sfax, the local health directorate announced Monday. This takes fatality numbers from the virus to 1691 in the region. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 14, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Tunisia: Covid-19 - Over 66,000 Jab Appointments Missed On September 12
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis/Tunisia -- Over 25,000 people missed their COVID-19 jab appointments on Sunday out of a total of 34,905 who received text message invites to get the second shot. The number of vaccine recipients thus stood at 9,597, said the Health Ministry. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 14, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Tunisia: Coronavirus - Zaghouan Logs 3 Deaths and 17 Infection Cases
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis/Tunisia -- Three coronavirus-related deaths have been reported in the last 48 hours in the delegations of El Fahs, Bir Mcherga and Nadhour (governorate of Zaghouan). (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 14, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Tunisia: Covid-19 - Around 200,000 Vaccine Doses Delivered By U.S.
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis/Tunisia -- Around 200,000 COVID-19 vaccine doses were delivered by the United States to Tunisia, under the COVAX mechanism on Monday, the Presidency of the Republic said in a statement. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 14, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Tunisia: Covid-19 - Targeted Lockdown in Oudhref Extended to September 19
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis/Tunisia -- The local committee on natural disaster reponse in Gab és extended the targeted lockdown in Oudhref to Sepetmber 19. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 14, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Tunisia: Covid-19 - One More Death, 15 More Infections in Sidi Bouzid
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis/Tunisia -- One patient died of the coronavirus in Sidi Bouzid on Monday, taking the death toll to 839 since the pandemic began. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 14, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Tunisia: Covid-19 - Over 66, 000 Jab Appointments Missed On September 12
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis/Tunisia -- Over 25,000 people missed their COVID-19 jab appointments on Sunday out of a total of 34,905 who received text message invites to get the second shot. The number of vaccine recipients thus stood at 9,597, said the Health Ministry. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 14, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Tunisia: Health Ministry to Authorise Doctors, Dentists and Biologists to Vaccinate Citizens Free of Charge
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis/Tunisia -- The Health Ministry will soon issue a decision authorising doctors, dentists and biologists operating in the private sector's medical testing laboratories, to vaccinate free of charge, citizens against the coronavirus. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 9, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Tunisia: Covid-19 - Nearly 6 Million People Registered On Evax.tn
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis/Tunisia -- 5,987,855 people registered on Evax.tn platform up to September 8 to book COVID-19 vaccination appointments, the Health Ministry said Wednesday. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 9, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Tunisia: Covid-19 - Over 63,000 Jab Appointments Missed On September 7
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis/Tunisia -- Only 31,278 people had honoured their COVID-19 jab appointments on September 7 out of a total of 95,214 who received text message invites, the Health Ministry said on Tuesday. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 8, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Tunisia: Gabes Logs 5 Deaths With Coronavirus, 134 New Infections in 48 Hours
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis/Tunisia -- Five people died of the coronavirus in Gabes during the last 48 hours, and 134 others have contracted the virus among 521 tested. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 8, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Tunisia: Sousse-Covid-19 - Two Deaths and 32 More Infection Cases
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis/Tunisia -- The Regional Directorate of Health in Sousse announced Tuesday that the governorate of Sousse has recorded 2 deaths in the last 24 hours, bringing to 1,281 the number of deaths related to the pandemic in the region. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 8, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Tunisia: Covid-19 - 100 Thousand Doses of Anti-Covid-19 Vaccines Offered By Greece to Tunisia
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis/Tunisia -- 100 thousand doses of anti-COVID-19 vaccines were offered by Greece on Tuesday as part of efforts to support Tunisia in its fight against the pandemic. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 8, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Tunisia: Covid-19 - Over 63,000 Jab Appointments Missed On September 6
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis/Tunisia -- Only 28,949 people had honoured their COVID-19 jab appointments on September 6 out of a total of 92,595 who received text message invites, the Health Ministry said on Monday. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 7, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Tunisia: Covid-19 - Update On Measures for Fully Vaccinated Canada-Bound Passengers (Tunisair)
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis/Tunisia -- The Government of Canada will allow fully vaccinated foreign nationals meeting specific conditions to enter Canada for discretionary (non-essential) purposes starting on September 7, Tunisair said on Monday. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 6, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Tunisia: Covid-19 - Medenine Reports 2 More Fatalities and 112 Infections
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis/Tunisia -- The governorate of Medenine reported 2 more coronavirus deaths and 122 infections in the last 24 hours, taking the death toll to 1,054 and the number of recoveries to 28,520. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 3, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Tunisia: Kef-Covid-19 - 5 Deaths, 80 More Infections
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis/Tunisia -- The Regional Directorate of Health in Kef announced on Thursday that the region has recorded 5 deaths and 80 additional infections by the coronavirus following the publication of the results of 189 tests taken on August 31, 2021. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 2, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Tunisia: Covid-19 Vaccine Efficacy Down 10 to 20 Percent Against Mu Variant (Virologist)
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis/Tunisia -- The latest experimental data show a 10 to 20% drop in the efficacy of COVID-19 vaccines against the new Mu variant, reported for the first time on January 2021 in Colombia and identified by the World Health Organisation (WHO) as a "variant of interest", Virologist Amin Selim told TAP on Thursday. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 2, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Tunisia: Covid-19 - Tunisia Targets Vaccination of 50 Percent of Population By End of October (Who)
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis/Tunisia -- With more than 35% of the population having received at least one dose and nearly 20% of people fully vaccinated, Tunisia is targeting the inoculation of 50% of its population by the end of October, the World Health Organisation (WHO) office in Tunisia said on Wednesday. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 1, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Tunisia: Covid-19 - Siliana Sees Surge in Infections
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis/Tunisia -- 53 COVID-19 infections were logged during the past 24 hours in Siliana, bringing the caseload to 14,797. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 1, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Tunisia: Covid-19 - Kef Reports 1 Death and 115 More Infections
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis/Tunisia -- The Kef governorate reported one more COVID-related death and 115 additional infections from 266 tests conducted on August 28-29, the Kef local health directorate announces on Tuesday. Hence, the region has logged 1,390 infections since the outbreak of the pandemic, including 17,602 recoveries and 638 deaths. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - August 31, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Tunisia: Covid-19 - Tunisia Logs 7 Deaths and 1,282 Infections On August 29
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis/Tunisia -- Tunisia logged 1,282 COVID-19 infections on August 29 till midnight from 7,840 tests, i.e. a 16.35% positivity rate, bringing the tally to 664,034, the Health Ministry said Tuesday. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - August 31, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Tunisia: Covid-19 - Over 5 Million Jabs Administered So Far
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis/Tunisia -- 5,793,087 people registered on Evax.tn platform until August 30 to book COVID-19 vaccination appointments, according to the figures released Monday evening by the Health Ministry. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - August 31, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Closed Borders and Hostile Receptions Await Afghan Refugees
By Farhana Haque RahmanTORONTO, Canada, Aug 30 2021 (IPS) Whether desperately trying to get a place on the last evacuation flights out of Kabul or trekking to the borders with neighbouring Pakistan and Iran, tens of thousands of Afghans are fleeing their country once more. Events are unfolding at speed. The Taliban are establishing a central government in the capital to fill the void of the collapsed western-backed administration, but they do not control all the country as the protracted civil war enters a new stage. The UN refugee agency UNHCR says that in its “worst case scenario” it is preparing for around 5...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - August 30, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Farhana Haque Rahman Tags: Aid Armed Conflicts Asia-Pacific COVID-19 Crime & Justice Economy & Trade Featured Global Headlines Humanitarian Emergencies Migration & Refugees TerraViva United Nations Source Type: news

Tunisia: Over 460 Jabs Administered On 3rd Intensive Vaccination Day (Moh)
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis/Tunisia -- 467,631 COVID-19 jabs were administered on the 3rd intensive vaccination day on August 29, in 395 centres across the country. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - August 30, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Tunisia: Covid-19 - Two More Deaths Recorded in Beja
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis/Tunisia -- The number of coronavirus-related deaths has risen to 610 in the governorate of Beja, after the death of two patients at the local hospital Saturday. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - August 30, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Tunisia: Third Day of Intensive Vaccination - 300,000 Jabs Given Until 5 PM
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis/Tunisia -- 304,000 COVID-19 vaccines have been delivered until 5 pm Sunday, on the third intensive vaccination day. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - August 30, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Tunisia: Third Day of Intensive Vaccination - 134,000 Vaccines Administered Until Noon
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis/Tunisia -- The number of COVID-19 vaccines administered on the third day of intensive vaccination on Sunday has reached 134,000, until noon, 30% of which were given to the age group 15-17 years, said Director General of Health and coordinator of the operations Faisal Ben Saleh. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - August 30, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news