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Covid-19: Algeria launches the production of screening kits, a first of its kind in Maghreb history

Algiers - Algeria launched the production of Coronavirus testing kits on Monday with a first volume of 200,000 units/ week with rapid 15 mns results, a first in the Maghreb history, public television (EPTV) announced. Located in Baba Ali (West of Algiers), Vital Care production plant (100% Algerian) of these kits will allow, in addition [...]

By |2020-12-31T15:53:55+01:00December 31st, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Algeria launches the first rapid coronavirus tests production

The Algerian company Vital Care, has launched the process of producing the first batches of validation of rapid serological tests for Covid-19, last Monday in Algiers, with a rapid 15 mns result. "Successful" tests have been carried out at Beni Messous university hospital in Algiers on patients showing symptoms, but also on others who show [...]

By |2020-12-31T15:48:39+01:00December 31st, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Covid-19: If necessary, screening kits production volume would be increased.

Covid-19 testing kits production volume may be increased in order to meet health authorities requests whenever the needs arises, and it may even exceed the current volume of 200,000 kits/ week, stated Vitalcare medical Director, Mr Said Gari, this Tuesday. “The current volume is 200,000 kits/ week, however, if the authorities request a larger quantity, [...]

By |2020-12-31T15:44:27+01:00December 31st, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

About Covid-19

What is coronavirus? Coronaviruses are a large family of viruses that may be pathogenic in animals or humans. . It is a well-known fact that several coronaviruses in humans can cause respiratory infections with manifestations ranging in severity from the common cold to more serious illnesses such as Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) and Severe [...]

By |2020-12-31T12:56:02+01:00December 31st, 2020|Patient|0 Comments

About Covid 19 diagnostic

What tests and why? There are two different types of testing, both very different in time and objectives. PCR test The so-called “PCR” test (Polymerase Chain Reaction) is a screening for the presence of the virus in an organism. It is the only test currently validated by WHO. “The only biological diagnostic technique for COVID-19 [...]

By |2020-12-30T15:42:11+01:00December 30th, 2020|Patient|0 Comments

Type 1 Diabetes

Type 1 diabetes, formely called juvenile diabetes or insulin-dependent diabetes, usually appears during childhood or adolescence, as well as among young adults. in Algeria, 8% of diabetic population is touched. It is an auto-immunedisease. The body's own immune system which normally fights harmful bacteria and viruses mistakenly attacks the beta cells in the pancreas that [...]

By |2020-12-30T14:33:01+01:00December 30th, 2020|Patient|0 Comments

Gestational Diabetes (GD) Q&A

What does Gestational Diabetes mean? According to the World Health Organization (WHO), gestational diabetes is a pregnancy medical complication, defined as a glucose tolerance disorder causing a hyperglycemia of variable severity, starting or first diagnosed during pregnancy, regardless of the necessary treatment and its postpartum evolution. The GD related risks are linked to the [...]

By |2020-12-30T13:08:39+01:00December 30th, 2020|Patient|0 Comments

Planning a pregnancy for Women with diabetes (when you have diabetes)

You have diabetes, and you want a child (you’re planning a pregnancy). How dangerous it is for you and the baby? How to avoid complications? Before you even conceive (getting pregnant), talk to your your doctor. It is important to plan this event with him (involve him in this event). Pregnancy for women with diabetes [...]

By |2020-12-30T12:23:05+01:00December 30th, 2020|Patient|0 Comments
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