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East Africa Tightens Travel to Contain Yellow Fever Spread

It may soon be harder to cross the border into any East African country without a yellow fever certificate if a new policy to reintroduce the stringent measures of old is adopted.According to the new guidelines, East Africans planning to...

Joburg Post·3 months ago

Why Declaring Ebola a Public Health Emergency Isn’t a Silver Bullet

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has declared the Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) a Public Health Emergency of International Concern. It took the decision based on International Health Regulations agreed i...

Joburg Post·about 2 months ago

Migrants Must Be Part of South Africa’s Universal health Plan. Here’s Why

Seven years ago the United Nations (UN) endorsed universal health coverage as key to sustainable development and global security. The South African government has taken up the challenge. President Cyril Ramaphosa has underscored the gove...

Sasha Frade & Jo Vearey·about 2 months ago