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COVID-19: One year after, struggle continues

Business Day Online 25 Feb 2021
In March 2020, the World Health Organisation declared it a global pandemic ... The federal government and indeed the national health system should ensure the national health information system is strengthened,” says Omokhoa Adeleye, a Professor of Public Health and Community Medicine at the University of Benin Teaching Hospital (UBTH).
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Reinforcing locally led solutions for universal health coverage: a logic model with applications in Benin, Namibia and Uganda

Reliefweb 21 Feb 2021
Development assistance for health programmes is often characterised as donor-led models with minimal country ownership and limited sustainability. This article presents new ways for low-income and middle-income countries to gain more control of their development assistance programming as they move towards universal health coverage (UHC).
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COVID-19: Edo seals off eateries for flouting guidelines

Business Day Online 17 Feb 2021
The task force led by Aiebojie Winifred, a representative of the World Health Organisation (WHO), also visited eateries, restaurants, shopping malls and other businesses within the Benin metropolis to ensure compliance with the state’s disease prevention protocols.
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Suicide review team proposed by Legislature

The San Juan Journal 11 Feb 2021
A November report from the Centers for Disease Control indicates the pandemic is having a negative effect on children’s health. “Especially with teens right now with COVID,” Benine McDonnell, a mother from Yakima, said ... The 12-member team will be made up of health ...
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Nigeria Pre-qualified for COVID-19 Vaccines, Not Disqualified, Says WHO

This Day 07 Feb 2021
The World Health Organisation (WHO) has said Nigeria is among countries pre-qualified to access COVID-19 vaccines through the COVAX facility ... Addressing a joint press conference by WHO and Primary Healthcare Development Agency (NPHCDA), Country Representative of the world health body, Dr ... Health Educator, Edo State Ministry of Health, Mrs.
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New Suicide Review Team Proposed by State Lawmaker

The Centralia Chronicle 04 Feb 2021
A November report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, indicates the pandemic is having a negative effect on children’s health. “Especially with teens right now with COVID,” Benine McDonnell, a mother from Yakima, said ... The 12-member team will be made up of health ...
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African countries differ widely in prenatal HIV testing: why it matters

Beijing News 11 Jan 2021
We analysed the Demographic and Health Survey data of 64,933 women from 16 sub-Saharan African countries ... Benin, Guinea, Mali and Senegal represented west Africa ... Lastly, ownership of health insurance was associated with testing in half the countries - not in Benin, Burundi, Uganda, South Africa, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Malawi and Mozambique.
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Offline App Expands Malaria Protection for Children in Benin

Reliefweb 08 Jan 2021
... Health, treated more than 100,000 children below the age of five -- reducing malaria cases by compared to the last two years -- in Malanville-Karimama and Tanguiéta-Matéri-Cobly, two of Benin’s health administration zones in Alibori and Atacora, respectively.
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A new strain of drug-resistant malaria has sprung up in Africa Humans have brought an ...

Deccan Herald 02 Jan 2021
Governments and global health programs need to reinforce effective, safe prescribing and appropriate use of ACTs. For example, largely through USAID-funded initiatives, Management Sciences for Health supports malaria case management in Benin, Madagascar, Malawi, and Nigeria.
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Covid-19: EC mobilises €84.26 million in support of the response to the COVID-19 pandemic

The Patriotic Vanguard 18 Dec 2020
Benin, Central African Republic,Liberia, and Sierra Leone ... Benin (€46.56 million), Central African Republic (€14 million), Liberia (€8.7 million), and Sierra Leone (€15 million) ... Background Benin The European Union is providing €46.56 million in budget support to Benin in response to the economic and health consequences of COVID-19.
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Dr. Blyden speaks on the need for government to end Covid-19 State of Emergency

Sierra Express Media 06 Dec 2020
The Centre for Decease Control (CDC) has listed Sierra Leone as one of only four countries in Africa, including Benin, Ivory Coast, and Rwanda, where travel and health risk due to Covid -19 is rated as low ... virus outbreak are contained within the Public Health Ordinance Act No.
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HIV medications for children can be bitter to swallow. A strawberry-flavored drug might help

The Citizens 04 Dec 2020
The drug will become available in Benin, Kenya, Malawi, Nigeria, Uganda and Zimbabwe in the first half of 2021, and in more countries later on, Unitaid and Clinton Health Initiative wrote. An estimated 100,000 children died of AIDS-related illnesses in 2018, according to the World Health Organization.
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Dr Blyden calls for end to Covid state of emergency as CDC lists Sierra Leone ...

Sierra Leone Telegraph 25 Nov 2020
The Centre for Decease Control (CDC) has listed Sierra Leone as one of only four countries in Africa, including Benin, Ivory Coast, and Rwanda, where travel and health risk due to Covid -19 is rated as low ... virus outbreak are contained within the Public Health Ordinance Act No.
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