Burundi sees fresh uptick of COVID-19 cases.
Vumbi, a health district in the province of Kirundo in Burundi, has recorded more than 40 new cases of Covid-19 in the last 48 hours. According to local accounts, the administration in the medical center of Vumbi has done nothing to stop this pandemic from spreading across the country...Read more
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...Read more
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...Read more
Burundi logs outbreak of the Rift Valley Fever
Burundi’s cattle producers are concerned about a recent outbreak of the Rift Valley Fever. Since the disease was identified at the end of April, about 500 cases were reported. Eight of Burundi’s eighteen provinces have been found to have the illness. More than 100 cows have perished as a result of...Read more
COVID update from Burundi for 1st June 2022
The total number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 from the period 3rd January 2020 to 1st June 2022 stands at 42,034. The total number of deaths in this time period, according to the World Health Organization is 15 deaths. Starting from May 1st, 2022, till June 1st, 2022, the...Read more
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...Read more
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....Read more
Malaria together with COVID challenge Burundi
In Burundi, malaria has become a major public health problem. An outbreak with the potential to become an epidemic has killed almost as many people as the Ebola outbreak in the neighboring Democratic Republic of Congo. The burden has been worsened by the government’s failure to declare a national...Read more
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...Read more
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...Read more