Burundi finally bows out of anti covid-19 vaccine cohort leaving behind Eritrea

BURUNDI – Burundi’s government has announced that it will now accept COVID-19 vaccines, becoming one of the last countries in the world to embrace them. However, the ministry of health in the country has said it will not take any responsibilities for possible side effects caused by the vaccines. Health Minister Thaddee Ndikumana has said the vaccines will arrive in the nation with the support from the World Bank. It is not clear how many doses the East African country will receive or when. “The vaccine will be given to…

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WHO supports Eritrea Maternity Waiting Homes with essential infection prevention and control equipment

ERITREA – WHO has delivered vital Infection prevention and Control (IPC) equipment, that will significantly contribute to the effectiveness of Infection prevention and Control Interventions in the Eritrean Maternity Waiting Homes that valued at 162,000.00 Eritrean Nakfa. This is to strengthen the capacity to increase facility delivery for women living in remote geographic areas. The donation is part of World Health Organization Eritrea support to Ministry of Health for the continuity of essential health services on Maternal and Newborn health. Earlier this year, twenty equipment sets of Solar Suitcases and…

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