Members of the Kenya Catholic Doctors’ Association (KCDA) are advocating for voluntary participation in the COVID-19 vaccination in the country, saying that any move to force people to get inoculated is “unethical and in bad taste.”
The Catholic Archbishop of Nigeria’s Abuja Archdiocese has encouraged members of the Association of Catholic Medical Practitioners of Nigeria (ACMPN) to take their profession as a vocation and be part of the solution to pain in society by being at humanity’s service.
Catholic doctors and social activists in Kenya are mourning the passing on of Dr. Stephen Kimotho Karanja, describing him as a man of strong conviction and a defender of the sanctity of human life.
Catholic Bishops in Kenya have endorsed the COVID-19 vaccine that arrived in the country on March 3, saying the inoculation is “licit, ethically acceptable and an act of charity.”
Catholic doctors in South Sudan’s Diocese of Wau have successfully conducted surgeries on more than 20 goiter patients in the East-Central African country in an initiative that has revealed a huge demand for the treatment in the country.