Tunisia: Mechichi Announces Set of Measures for Benefit of Covid-19 Pandemic Victims
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis/Tunisia -- A set of measures for the benefit of the COVID-19 pandemic victims were announced by Prime Minister Hichem Mechichi in his address to the Tunisian people on the occasion of Eid el Fitr. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - May 13, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

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This article was originally published in the community blog Persuasion.   Follow @IPSNewsUNBureau !function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0],p=/^http:/.test(d.location)?'http':'https';if(!d.getElementById(id)){js=d.createElement(s);js.id=id;js.src=p+'://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js';fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js,fjs);}}(document, 'script', 'twitter-wjs');   Excerpt: The writer is a journalist and managing editor of Armando.info, an investigative journalism site. (Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health)
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - May 13, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Valentina Lares Tags: Development & Aid Featured Global Headlines Health Humanitarian Emergencies IPS UN: Inside the Glasshouse Poverty & SDGs TerraViva United Nations Source Type: news

Characteristics of violence against women in Kairouan, Tunisia, in 2017 - Nihel H, Latifa M, Anissa A, Raja G, Souheil M, Wael M, Maher J, Slah S, Ben Dhiab M.
Violence against women represents a serious concern worldwide. In Tunisia, despite an advanced legislative framework, we still receive women victims of violence. This survey aimed to characterize the demographic and clinical profile of women victims of vio... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 12, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Tunisia: Coronavirus Patient Dies in Kef, 72 More Infections
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis/Tunisia -- The COVID-19 claimed the life of one more patient in Kef, while 72 more people tested positive for the virus, from 171 conducted tests. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - May 11, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Trends of juvenile and adolescent suicides in North Tunisia: a 12-year study - Ben Khelil M, Zgarni A, Belghith M, Harzallah H, Zhioua M, Hamdoun M.
OBJECTIVES: The aim of our study was to analyze the epidemiological characteristics for suicide methods and factors over a 12-year period among child suicides in Northern Tunisia and to compare juvenile and adolescent suicides. STUDY DESIGN: This is a cros... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 10, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Tunisia: Covid-19 - General Lockdown and Inter-City Travel Ban Imposed From May 9 to 16 [UPD 1]
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis/Tunisia -- "A 7-day general lockdown has been decreed from May 9 on midnight to May 16, 2021," announced Friday Prime Minister Hichem Mechichi during a press conference held at the Kasbah. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - May 7, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Tunisia: Covid-19 - 1 Fatality and 31 Infections Reported in Schools in 24h
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis/Tunisia -- A one more COVID-19 fatality and 31 infections were recorded in schools on May 5. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - May 7, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Egypt: President Sisi Directs Armed Forces to Send Medical Aid to Tunisia
[Egypt Online] President Abdel Fattah El Sisi has directed the Armed Forces to extend aid to Tunisia as a token of Egypt's support to and solidarity with the Tunisian people during hard times. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - May 7, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Tunisia: Coronavirus - 86 More Deaths, 1410 Positive Cases and 2684 Hospitalised Patients On May 5
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis/Tunisia -- The Ministry of Health, Thursday, announced 86 more coronavirus-related deaths on Wednesday, May 05. This takes fatality numbers to 11,208 since the spread of the pandemic in March 2020. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - May 7, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Tunisia: Covid-19 - ICU Beds' Occupancy Rate Stands At 90%
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis/Tunisia -- The occupancy rate of ICU beds and oxygen-fitted beds stood at 90% and 70%, respectively, on May 3, the Health Ministry said Wednesday. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - May 5, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Tunisia: Covid-19 - Over 432 Thousand Vaccines Administered in 53 Days
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis/Tunisia -- 432,878 COVID-19 vaccines, including 325,740 first shots and 107,138 second ones, have been administered since the start of the vaccination drive untill May 4. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - May 5, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Tunisia: Scientific Committee to Combat Coronavirus Proposes General Lockdown in 1st Two Days of Eid
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis/Tunisia -- The Scientific Committee to Combat the Coronavirus had proposed a general health lockdown in 1st two days of Eid Al-Fitr, said Committee member Amenallah Al-Masaadi on Wednesday to TAP. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - May 5, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Tunisia: Covid-19 - People Who Missed Vaccination Appointments Over Strike to Be Summoned This Week (Committee)
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis/Tunisia -- People who missed their vaccination appointments due to a May 3- 5 strike called by the Public Health Doctors, Pharmacists and Dentists Union will be summoned again before the end of the week, member of the national vaccination committee Ahlem Gzara said on Tuesday. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - May 4, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Heatwave-protective knowledge and behaviour among urban populations: a multi-country study in Tunisia, Georgia and Israel - van Loenhout JAF, Vanderplanken K, Kashibadze T, Giuashvili N, Gamkrelidze A, Siman-Tov M, Adini B, Guha-Sapir D.
BACKGROUND: There is an expected increase in heatwaves globally. As such, it is imperative to have sufficient levels of heatwave-protective knowledge and behaviour in areas regularly affected by heatwaves. Our study assessed this among urban populations in... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 4, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Environmental Issues, Climate, Geophysics Source Type: news

Tunisia: Scientific Committee to Fight Coronavirus Tasked With Appraising Covid-19 Strategy
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis/Tunisia -- The scientific committee to fight the coronavirus will appraise the Health Ministry's COVID-19 strategy. This will be in addition to its initial mission. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - May 3, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Tunisia: Covid-19 - Monastir Sees Surge in Infection Tally
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis/Tunisia -- 17 COVID-19 infections were reported in Monastir governorate in the past 24 hours. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - May 3, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Tunisia: U.S. Administers 245.6 Mln Doses of Covid-19 Vaccines
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Washington -- The United States has administered 245.591,469 doses of COVID-19 vaccines in the country as of Sunday morning, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said on Sunday. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - May 3, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Tunisia: Health Ministry Calls On Doctors and Dentists to Reconsider Strike Decision
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis/Tunisia -- The Health Ministry called on doctors and dentists to reconsider their decision to observe a 3-day strike (Mary 3-5) "due to the alarming health situation in the country" and to continue negotiation meetings so as to reach an agreement." (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - May 3, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Tunisia: Coronavirus - 86 Deaths and 1615 More Infections On April 30
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis/Tunisia -- The Health Ministry on Saturday reported 1615 more cases of infection and 86 additional death on April 30. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - May 2, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Tunisia: Coronavirus - 78 Additional Deaths and 1902 More Infections On April 28
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis/Tunisia -- The Ministry of Health, on Thursday, reported 1902 more cases of infection with the coronavirus and 78 additional deaths as of April 28 at 11 pm. This takes to 10641, the total number of deaths, since the spread of the pandemic. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - April 30, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Tunisia: Covid-19 - Over 345 Vaccines Administered in 46 Days (Health Ministry)
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis/Tunisia -- 345,914 people have been administered the COVID-19 vaccine, 74,785 of whom have received their second shot, since the launch of the national vaccination drive last March 13 up to April 27. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - April 28, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Tunisia: Covid-19 - Single Shot of Vaccine Enough for Asymptomatic Individuals (Expert)
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis/Tunisia -- "A single shot of the COVID-19 vaccine is enough for asymptomatic individuals who have already been infected," Microbiology Professor and member of the Scientific Committee to Combat Coranavirus Amine Slim said Tuesday. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - April 27, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Tunisia: Covid-19 - 4,868 Persons Vaccinated in Sidi Bouzid
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis/Tunisia -- The number of citizens who had been administered the COVID-19 vaccine in the governorate of Sidi Bouzid has so far reached 4,868, said local coordinator of the national vaccination drive in Sidi Bouzid Rafik Nsibi. He added in a statement to TAP that 1,668 people in the region had already received the second dose of the vaccine, pointing out that a better rollout of citizens at the vaccination centres has been recorded recently in comparison with the first days of the campaign. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - April 27, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Tunisia: Tunisair Express Resumes Flights to and From Djerba
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis/Tunisia -- Tunisair Express, a subsidiary of Tunisair national carrier, specialised in domestic flights, announced Sunday the resumption of its flights to Djerba every day of the week. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - April 26, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Tunisia: Over 320 Vaccines Administered in 44 Days - Health Ministry
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis/Tunisia -- The overall number of administered COVID-19 vaccines has reached 320,009 (65,913 persons received their second shot) in 44 days since the launch of the national vaccination drive, the Health Ministry said Monday. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - April 26, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Tunisia: Over 320 Thousand People Vaccinated in 44 Days (Health Ministry)
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis/Tunisia -- The overall number of those who have been administered the COVID-19 vaccine has reached 320,009 (65,913 received their second shot) in 44 days since the launch of the national vaccination drive, the Health Ministry said Monday. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - April 26, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Epidemioclinical and legal aspects of sexual abuse among minors in Monastir, Tunisia - Soussia RB, Omezzine RG, Bouali W, Zemzem M, Bouslah S, Zarrouk L, Gaha L.
INTRODUCTION: Child sexual abuse is a disturbing reality and a major public health problem. Indeed, it is a subject that has long been treated as taboo, with dramatic consequences on physical and mental health as well as on social wellbeing of the victims.... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 26, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

French police worker's killer watched jihadist videos just before attack
The Tunisian national who killed a police administrative worker last Friday near Paris had watched religious videos glorifying acts of... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 25, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Tunisia: Deaths From Coronavirus Surpass 10 Thousand Since Spread of Pandemic
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis/Tunisia -- Deaths from coronavirus have surpassed 10 thousand, to 10,063, since the spread of the pandemic, after 70 more fatalities were recorded Wednesday, according to a report from the Health Ministry released Thursday. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - April 23, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Ballistic trauma of the face: a new scourge in Tunisia - Naija S, Yacoub A, Barhoumi M, Akkeri K, Chebbi G.
INTRODUCTION: Ballistic trauma of the face has aroused growing interest since the proliferation of conflicts in the world and particularly in the fight against terrorism. Their polymorphous and disfiguring character, their particular evolution and prognosi... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 17, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Tunisia: Covid-19 - 16.5 Percent of People Registered On Evax.tn Vaccinated
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis/Tunisia -- The Health Ministry said 16.5% of those who registered on Evax.tn platform were vaccinated till April 7. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - April 15, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Tunisia: Covid-19 - 42 Fatalities in Schools From September 15 to April 13
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis/Tunisia -- The COVID-19 death toll in schools from September 15, 2020 to April 13, 2021 hit 42 and the infection tally 9,471, including 8,941 recoveries, according to data released Thursday by the Ministry of Education. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - April 15, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Tunisia: Covid-19 - 64 Fatalities and 1,664 Infections Reported On April 12
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis/Tunisia -- 64 COVID-19 fatalities were reported on April 12, taking the death toll to 9,396 since the outbreak of the pandemic in the country on March 2020, the Health Ministry said Tuesday evening in its latest report on the epidemiological situation in the country. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - April 14, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Tunisia: Covid-19 - Gabes Sees Surge in Infections
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis/Tunisia -- The Gabes governorate reported 2 more COVID-19 fatalities on Monday, taking the death toll to 338 since the outbreak of the pandemic. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - April 13, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Tunisia: Covid-19 - Over 166 Thousand Tunisians Vaccinated in One Month
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis/Tunisia -- 166.093 Tunisian healthcare professionals and elderly people have been vaccinated since the start of the national vaccination drive last March 13. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - April 13, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Tunisia: UGTT Decides to Postpone All Trade Union Activities in Prevention Against Coronavirus
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis/Tunisia -- The Tunisian General Labour Union (UGTT) announced the postponement of all trade union activities (public meetings, conferences, seminars, regional councils and administrative committees) to a later date as a preventive measure against the coronavirus and to stem its spread. In a note sent to all trade union structures, the UGTT said that this decision, which had been made by the Executive Bureau meeting on Monday, given the exceptional health situation the country is going through and the surge in the num (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - April 13, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Tunisia: Covid-19 - Sfax Reports 5 Deaths and 203 More Infections
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis/Tunisia -- Five more people have died of coronavirus over the past 24 hours in the governorate of Sfax, taking the toll to 713 since the spread of the pandemic, the Local Health Directorate said in its latest report. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - April 13, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Tunisia: Tomorrow Is Already Here: the Tunisian Textile and Clothing Sector Is Ready for the Post-Covid Reality
[ITC] A resilient sector amid the crisis is one of the conclusions of a major study conducted by the International Trade Centre's (ITC) Global Textiles and Clothing Programme (GTEX) and Middle East and North Africa Textiles Programme (MENATEX) on the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the Tunisian textile-clothing sector. The report also shed light on the post-pandemic opportunities and the sector's recovery plan. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - April 12, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Tunisia: Covid-19 - 116,242 Tunisians Vaccinated in 26 Days
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis/Tunisia -- 116,242 Tunisian healthcare workers and elderly people have been administered the COVID-19 vaccine since the start of the vaccination drive last March 13. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - April 8, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Tunisia: Covid-19 - Over 112 Thousand Tunisians Vaccinated in 26 Days
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis/Tunisia -- 112,254 Tunisian healthcare workers and elderly people have been administered the COVID-19 vaccine since the start of the vaccination drive last March 13. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - April 8, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Tunisia: Sfax Reports Surge in Covid-19 Fatalities and Infections
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis/Tunisia -- The governorate of Sfax reported 6 more COVID-19 fatalities and 177 infections from 579 conducted tests, according to the latest figures provided by the local health directorate. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - April 8, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Tunisia: Covid-19 - Death Toll Up in Zaghouan
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis/Tunisia -- Two more COVID-19 fatalities were reported in Zaghouan governorate, taking the death count in the region to 137 since the outbreak of the pandemic. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - April 8, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Tunisia: Covid-19 Claims Lives of 6 More Patients in Nabeul
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis/Tunisia -- COVID-19 claimed the lives of 6 more patients in the governorate of Nabeul, taking the death toll to 521 since the outbreak of the pandemic. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - April 8, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Tunisia: Covid-19 - 40 Associations Call for Urgent Meeting of National Security Council
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis/Tunisia -- In a letter addressed to the President of the Republic and the Prime Minister, 40 Tunisian civil society associations called for an urgent meeting of the National Security Council to highlight the involvement of the authorities in the war against the COVID-19 pandemic. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - April 7, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Tunisia: Health Professionals Start to Be Administered 2nd Shot of Coronavirus Vaccine
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis/Tunisia -- Health professionals started on Tuesday morning to be administered the second shot of the COVID-19 vaccine at the El Menzah sports centre. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - April 6, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Tunisia: Covid-19 - Number of Fatalities and Infections Up in Medenine
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis/Tunisia -- Two more COVID-19 fatalities were reported in Medenine governorate during the past 24 hours, taking the death toll to 410. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - April 6, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Tunisia: Covid-19 - Zaghouan Reports 2 More Fatalities
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis/Tunisia -- Two more patients succumbed to the coronavirus on Monday in the governorate of Zagouhan, taking the death toll to 135. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - April 6, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news