Zambia National Public Health Institute (ZNPHI)
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Coronavirus - Zambia: COVID-19 Statistics Daily Status Update (19 September 2021)

47 new cases out of 5,654 tests (1% positivity); 163 recoveries; and 0 new deaths (MTSRIP) Vaccinated Dose 1: 62 Fully Vaccinated: 2,882 Covid-19 Deaths: 0 Covid-19 Associated Deaths: 0 Active Cases: Currently Hospitalised: 43 Community Management: 627 Total Active: 670 Cumulative: Confirmed Cases: 208,469 Tests: 2,394,228 Recoveries: 204,161 (98% Recovered) Vaccinated…

Ministry of Health and Population, Republic of Malawi
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Source: Ministry of Health and Population, Republic of Malawi |

Coronavirus - Malawi: COVID-19 Daily Info Update (19 September 2021)

New Cases: 26 Cumulative Confirmed Cases: 61,363 Active Cases: 6,865 Total Recovered: 52,005 (165 New) Currently Admitted in Treatment Units: 60 (6 New) New Discharges from Treatment Units: 8 Total Test Conducted: 401,808 (519 New) Total Deaths: 2,261 (5 New) Vaccination: First Dose AstraZeneca: 509, 683 (3,300 New) Second Dose AstraZeneca: 239,254 (1,325 New) Full Dose Johnson…

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UN Security Council: Press Statement on the Situation in Somalia

The Members of the Security Council expressed their deep concern about the ongoing disagreement within the Somali Government and the negative impact on the electoral timetable and process

The Members of the Security Council were briefed by the Special Representative of the Secretary-General on the current situation in Somalia. The Members of the Security Council expressed their deep concern about the ongoing disagreement within the Somali Government and the negative impact on the electoral timetable and process. They…

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The Government of Ghana to Sign Historic Agreement with W.E.B. Du Bois Museum Foundation to Build Du Bois Museum Complex

H.E. Nana Akufo-Addo, President of the Republic of Ghana, to offer remarks at the signing

The W.E.B Du Bois Museum Foundation (www.webdbmf.org), a leading New York-based international organization, will hold on Monday an official signing of a historic agreement between the foundation and Government of Ghana to transform the current Du Bois Memorial Centre and burial site in Accra, Ghana, into a state-of-art museum complex…

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Burundi: Young People and Women become a Driving Force of Social Cohesion

COFAAB brings together 40 women from all over the country

Evelyne Ndikumana is a 37-year-old Burundian artist and painter who transforms recycled paper into jewelry and paints postcards. She has been in this line of work for 15 years. In March 2021, she attended a training program of the 2EB business hub, which was set up by the government of…

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Global Forum Secretariat, African Development Bank and World Bank Group deliver new manual on Exchange of Information for tax purposes

Exchange of information (EOI) is an essential tool for tax authorities worldwide to ensure that all taxpayers pay the correct amount of tax

The Global Forum on Transparency and Exchange of Information for Tax Purposes (Global Forum), the World Bank Group and the African Development Bank (www.AfDB.org) have jointly published a new version of the Manual on Exchange of Information (https://bit.ly/3CovIgS), in order to support tax authorities. Exchange of information (EOI) is an…

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Improving Public Health Surveillance and Response in South Sudan

The South Sudan Ministry of Health, with support from WHO and partners has since 2006 invested in the implementation of integrated disease surveillance and response (IDSR) strategy to control and prevent priority diseases

Timely information and appropriate response are vital for preventing and effective control of public health events, outbreaks, and pandemics. As a core requirement of the international health regulations (IHR (2005), countries continue to invest in building and maintaining robust surveillance systems to enable timely detection and public health response for…

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Marburg Virus Disease – Guinea – Disease Outbreak News

The country has a fragile health care system due to the overburden of disease outbreaks

On 16 September 2021, the Ministry of Health of Guinea declared the end of the Marburg virus disease outbreak in Guéckédou prefecture, Nzérékoré Region. In accordance with WHO recommendations, the declaration was made 42 days after the safe and dignified burial of the only confirmed patient reported in this outbreak.…

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U.S. Announces New Support for Public Health in Ghana’s Ashanti Region

A PHEOC serves as the central command center and brings together important stakeholders and experts for coordinated responses to public health events and threats

U.S. Ambassador Stephanie Sullivan announced new support for Ghana’s public health system and COVID-19 response with a new U.S. funded Public Health Emergency Operations Center (PHEOC) for the Ashanti Region.  The $100,000 center is funded by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).  Ambassador Sullivan toured the new…

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Ambassador A.Sidoruk meets Ambassador of the Republic of Botswana

The sides discussed possible directions for expanding the Belarusian-Botswanan trade and economic cooperation

On 16 September 2021 by the initiative of the Belarusian side, a working meeting between Ambassador Alexander Sidoruk and Tshenolo Modise, Ambassador of the Republic of Botswana to the Republic of South Africa, took place. During the meeting, the sides discussed possible directions for expanding the Belarusian-Botswanan trade and economic…