Ministry Sets Record Straight On Medical Benefits Registry

[SAnews.gov.za] Pretoria -The Ministry of Health says its plans to develop a benefits registry through information requested from the Council for Medical Schemes (CMS) is not to collect personal or private information, as the Democratic Alliance (DA) c…

[SAnews.gov.za] Pretoria -The Ministry of Health says its plans to develop a benefits registry through information requested from the Council for Medical Schemes (CMS) is not to collect personal or private information, as the Democratic Alliance (DA) claims.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Road Building Boom Continues

[Addis Fortune] The latest six-month report released by the Ethiopian Roads Authority (ERA) revealed that it spent over nine billion Birr to construct roads in the past six months. This accounts for close to one-fifth of the budget allocated for the cu…

[Addis Fortune] The latest six-month report released by the Ethiopian Roads Authority (ERA) revealed that it spent over nine billion Birr to construct roads in the past six months. This accounts for close to one-fifth of the budget allocated for the current fiscal year. There are 13 new projects that will be launched in 2017.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

City to Take Lead in Fighting Typhoid

[The Herald] At least 80 percent of typhoid and diarrhoeal diseases that occur in the country emanate from Harare, Health and Child Care Minister Dr David Parirenyatwa has said.Speaking in an interview after a national typhoid meeting that took place i…

[The Herald] At least 80 percent of typhoid and diarrhoeal diseases that occur in the country emanate from Harare, Health and Child Care Minister Dr David Parirenyatwa has said.Speaking in an interview after a national typhoid meeting that took place in Harare yesterday, Dr Parirenyatwa said since most cases were occurring in the capital, the local authority will take the lead in addressing sewer bursts, illegal vending, clean water supply and refuse removal in most affected suburbs.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Smile Liberia Provides Cash, School Materials to 150 Students

[LINA] SMILE Liberia International, an education promotion group, has mobilized resources to provide educational support to 150 students in Grand Bassa and Montserrado counties.

[LINA] SMILE Liberia International, an education promotion group, has mobilized resources to provide educational support to 150 students in Grand Bassa and Montserrado counties.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

CSA Ends Four-Day Working Group Workshop in Ganta

[LINA] The Civil Service Agency (CSA) has conducted a four-day technical working group workshop in Ganta City, Nimba County in an effort to decentralize its activities and improve performance in government ministries and agencies.

[LINA] The Civil Service Agency (CSA) has conducted a four-day technical working group workshop in Ganta City, Nimba County in an effort to decentralize its activities and improve performance in government ministries and agencies.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

International Injection for Tour of Good Hope

[News24Wire] The Bestmed Tour of Good Hope’s international reputation was further enhanced this week after confirmation that five-time Absa Cape Epic champion Karl Platt will be on the start line in early March.

[News24Wire] The Bestmed Tour of Good Hope's international reputation was further enhanced this week after confirmation that five-time Absa Cape Epic champion Karl Platt will be on the start line in early March.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

MRU Youth MP Prods Bong Youths to Register to Vote

[LINA] A Bong County parliamentarian to the Mano River Union Youth Parliament has launched a campaign in the county to encourage young people to obtain voting cards during the upcoming voter registration exercise.

[LINA] A Bong County parliamentarian to the Mano River Union Youth Parliament has launched a campaign in the county to encourage young people to obtain voting cards during the upcoming voter registration exercise.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Do Fewer Than 20% of Nigerians Have Access to Oral Health Services?

[Africa Check] Nigeria’s health minister has claimed that at least eight in every 10 people in the country of an estimated 193 million lack access to oral health care services. What data is available shows a dire situation but is unfortunately too spar…

[Africa Check] Nigeria's health minister has claimed that at least eight in every 10 people in the country of an estimated 193 million lack access to oral health care services. What data is available shows a dire situation but is unfortunately too sparse to prove or disprove the figure.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria