The history of health and nutrition in the Gabonese Republic (Gabon)

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Gabon Takes Steps To Encourage Breast Feeding
Panafrican News Agency, 3 November 1995. Gabonese health authorities promote baby-friendly hospitals, whose objective is to encourage mothers to breast-feed their infants instead of relying on artificial milk, as a preventive measure against infant mortality.
Impotence Affects 25 Percent of Gabonese Males
Panafrican News Agency, 10 November 2000. Impotence affects at least 25 percent males in Gabon. Alcoholism and tobacco smoking is to blame. The day of abstinence against alcohol and tobacco, initiated by the president of an association called Agir Pour Le Gabon (act for Gabon).
Gabonese Healers Meet in Libreville
Panafrican News Agency (Dakar), 10 March 2001. The National Association of Gabonese Healers (ANTG) meets in General Assembly today ahead of a workshop on Anthropology and Medicine. The assembly will discuss the efficiency of treatment administered by the association's members over the last ten years and ways to develop traditional medicine (brief).