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Coronavirus - Sierra Leone: Cuban Medical Team to Sierra Leone meet President Julius Maada Bio at State House

They were a group of specialists working with the Sierra Leonean medical team to achieve the government’s objective of fighting the COVID-19

Sixteen Cuban Medical Doctors and Nurses, who are in Sierra Leone to help the country’s response to the Coronavirus pandemic, COVID-19, have today met His Excellency President Dr Julius Maada Bio at State House. Presenting the team to the President, Minister of Health and Sanitation, Professor Alpha Tejan Wurie, said…

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Coronavirus - Africa: Southern and Eastern Africa COVID-19 Digest (21 May 2020)

31,064 total cases in the region

HIGHLIGHTS With Lesotho confirming on 13 May its first case of COVID-19, all countries in Southern and Eastern Africa have now been affected by the pandemic. South Africa confirmed that over 19,000 people contracted COVID-19 so far. Numbers are rising in Djibouti, Tanzania and Zambia, while Seychelles and Mauritius have…

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Coronavirus - Africa: Reinforcing emergency response against COVID-19 in Africa

Emergency Medical Teams (EMT) are groups of health care professionals such as doctors, nurses, and paramedics that provide direct clinical care in the wake of disasters

In an expanded pool of expertise, the World Health Organization (WHO) is supporting several African countries to coordinate the work of external emergency medical teams deployed to support the efforts to contain the spread of COVID-19 pandemic. Emergency Medical Teams (EMT) are groups of health care professionals such as doctors,…

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Coronavirus - South Africa: Health Committees welcome arrival of Cuban Doctors in SA

The delegation consists of experts in the field of epidemiology, biostatistics and public health, family physicians, healthcare technology and experts to provide technical assistance

The joint meeting of the Portfolio Committee on Health and the Select Committee on Health and Social Services welcomed the report from the Minister of Health, Dr Zweli Mkhize, of the 200 Cuban health professionals who arrived in South Africa to offer support in the fight against the spread of…

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Coronavirus - South Africa: President Cyril Ramaphosa welcomes Cuban health professionals to support efforts to curb spread of Coronavirus COVID-19

217 Cuban health specialists and workers have arrived in South Africa today, Monday, 27 April 2020

President Cyril Ramaphosa welcomes Cuban health professionals to support efforts to curb the spread of COVID-19 in South Africa. 217 Cuban health specialists and workers have arrived in South Africa today, Monday, 27 April 2020 to assist with the fight to curb the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic. Their arrival…

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Coronavirus - South Africa: Minister Zweli Mkhize confirms 7 deaths and total of 1505 cases of Coronavirus COVID-19

We appeal to South Africans to continue observing the regulations of the lockdown period: stay at home

As at today the number of confirmed COVID-19 cases is 1505- this is an increase of 43 new cases from yesterday. I continue to emphasize that we should not be complacent about the lower than expected increase in cases- we will only have a clear sense of the country status…

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COVID-19 Scientific and Public Health Policy Update – (March 24, 2020)

African countries have imposed tighter travel and public health policies such as full border closures

In addition to our weekly brief on the spread of COVID-19 and the actions that Africa CDC is taking to help member states, Africa CDC has begun to share a weekly brief detailing the latest changes in scientific knowledge and public health policy changes, as well as updates to the…

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Africa - Outbreak Brief #10: Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Pandemic

333,393 cases and 14,508 deaths

Outbreak Update: Globally, a total of 333,393 coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) confirmed cases1, and 14,508 (CFR 4%) related deaths have been reported to date. Since the last brief (17 March 2020), 165,803 new COVID-19 cases and 7,900 new deaths have been reported globally. Thirty-five new countries and territories, including 13…

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Speaker of the Senate of Kenya received the Ambassador of Cuba

The Senate Speaker lauded the cordial relations between the two countries, appreciating Cuba’s efforts in contributing to Kenya’s realization of the Big Four Agenda

The Speaker of the Senate of Kenya, Hon. Kenneth Lusaka, received H.E. Ernesto Gómez Díaz, ambassador of Cuba, at the headquarters of that institution in Nairobi, who paid on him a courtesy call. During the friendly meeting, the Antillean diplomat explained the measures taken by the United States government to…

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Cuban Foreign Minister congratulates his Malagasy counterpart

The Cuban Foreign Minister also reiterates Cuba's willingness to continue strengthening bilateral relations between the two countries

The Minister of Foreign Affairs of Cuba, Bruno Rodríguez Parrilla, sent a congratulatory message to H.E. Dr. Djacoba Liva Tehindrazanarivelo, for his recent appointment as Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Madagascar. In the text of his letter, the Cuban Foreign Minister also reiterates Cuba's willingness to continue…