Burundi’s excessive COVID test fees and rules leave the diaspora disenchanted. 

Burundi’s excessive COVID test fees and rules leave the diaspora disenchanted. 

The Burundi diaspora are enraged by Burundi’s excessive and anti-social charges for mandatory COVID-19 infection testing to enter and leave the country, even though the COVID19 is gone. Even while Burundi’s government has taken a number of constructive steps toward its diaspora, many Barundi people returning home this summer complain about the excessive fees Burundi charges for…

Burundi has the lowest GDP in Africa, linked with the highest unhappiness in the continent due to COVID.

Burundi has the lowest GDP in Africa, linked with the highest unhappiness in the continent due to COVID.

When the covid-19 epidemic struck, many Africans had nothing to grin about here in their daily lives, making Africa the continent with the least amount of happiness. In Burundi, the effects were the most pronounced.  Talk of ‘Africa Rising’ pre-pandemic was common, but the viral containment measures implemented by governments throughout the continent restricted commercial…

A clinic in the midst of devastation

A clinic in the midst of devastation

Burundi, a tiny nation in central Africa with an estimated of 12 million people, is one of the world’s poorest countries. Substandard hospital conditions and a physician and nurse shortage have resulted in preventable sickness and death, especially mortality rates which are twenty-seven times greater than in the United States. C-sections and other life-saving treatments…

New key medical unit in Burundi

New key medical unit in Burundi

In Burundi, Naruvi Hospitals will open a key medical unit at the Government Hospital. As part of strengthening bilateral ties among Burundi and India, a Central African Republic, Naruvi Hospitals, a multi-specialty healthcare organization based in Vellore, will construct a main medical department at the Medical Centre in Burundi. According to a statement, during the…

 Just 0.1% of population with vaccines in Burundi

 Just 0.1% of population with vaccines in Burundi

Burundi has vaccinated thirteen thousand persons against Covid-19 since October 18, 2021, according to a report from the Ministry of Public Health and the Fight Against AIDS dated May 18, 2022. According to the same data, 12,800 persons were completely vaccinated, accounting for 0.10 percent of the overall population. Seven hundred and forty-six health personnel…

Effect of COVID restrictions on seven low income countries

Effect of COVID restrictions on seven low income countries

COVID-19 has spread to practically every corner of the globe since its inception more than two years ago. Hundreds of millions of individuals have been infected, and health systems around the world have been overburdened. However, its impact extends beyond the direct health implications. Measures to stop it spreading, such as travel bans and lockdowns,…