Health

Nigeria, Germany Seal N3.5 Billion Polio Aid Deal

By Abdullateef SalauNigeria and Germany have signed on to a ‎N3.5 billion (€10 million) aid agreement to eradicate...

Nigeria: Gavi – Nigeria Has Highest Number of Under-Immunised Children Globally

By Ndubuisi FrancisAbuja — Nigeria has the highest number of under-immunised children in the world, displacing India with...

Zimbabwe: Malaria Kills 10 – allAfrica.com

Ten people have died of malaria countrywide in one week, while 11 836 malaria cases were reported during...

Liberia: Ingenaes, Local Institutions Integrate Gender and Nutrition in Agricultural Extension

By Judoemue KollieAgriculture accounts for 67 percent of the workforce of Liberia and it is the main source...

Zimbabwe: ‘No Typhoid in Harare’

The Ministry of Health and Child Care yesterday said there were no confirmed cases of typhoid in Harare....

Africa: Access-SMC to Present At the Roll Back Malaria SBCC Wg Meeting

press release Roll Back Malaria Social and Behavior Change Communication Working Group's (SBCC WG) 4th annual meeting will...

Tanzania: Gains Made, but Aids Gains Made, but Aids Gains Made, Still a Threat, Report Says

By Abdallah MsuyaZanzibar — Despite recent progress in the fight against HIV/Aids, infection is still alarming among Zanzibaris,...

Uganda: Go On, Run for Cancer, Jump for Water but Who's Gonna Fight for Your Rights?

Kampala has never really been a city for walking, let alone running. The sweltering heat and stifling humidity,...

Gambia: Medical Report Hinders Case Progress

By Bruce AsemotaThe criminal trial involving Astou Jeng could not proceed yesterday before principal magistrate Omar Cham of...

Gambia: Barrow Launches U.S.$27 Million Clinic

President Adama Barrow on Monday laid the foundation stone of a clinic worth US$27 million in Senegambia, opposite...

Namibia: Woman Hospitalised After Fasting for Weeks

Windhoek — A 29-year-old woman who is a follower of the so-called prophet Shepherd Bushiri was admitted to...

South Africa: Gauteng Health Acts to Reduce Surgery Backlog

Pretoria — The Gauteng Health Department has partnered with the private sector to reduce the surgical operations backlog....

Liberia: Over 800 Get Free Eye Glasses From ELCL, HCI

By Edwin M. Fayia, IIIMore than 800 Liberians over the weekend were grateful recipients of free new reading...

Zimbabwe: Parirenyatwa Vows to Fortify Food for Health, Says Move Wont Affect Local Millers’s Business

Health minister David Parirenyatwa says government will not relent on its plans to commence food fortification next month,...

Zimbabwe: MPs Say Traditional Medicine Important

Government is not committed to harnessing the potential of traditional medicines despite evidence that they are used by...

Kenya: Achieving Universal Health Coverage Through Innovative Financing

Photo: GE Healthcare Patients wait to be treated at Mgabathi Hospital in Nairobi (file photo). By Siddharth ChatterjeeNairobi...

Zimbabwe: Child Poverty and the Risks of HIV

opinion By Carol TeguruOur Children, Our Future It goes without saying that children are at higher risk of...

Nigeria to Witness More Malaria Cases As Mosquitoes Develop Resistance

By Gabriel Olawale and Adeshina OluwaseyiThe Nigeria Institute of Medical Research, NIMR, has raised alarm over the increasing...

African Leaders and 4,200 Midwives Unite to Call for Urgent Global Policy Reform and Recognition to Help Save One Million Lives Per Year

press release The International Confederation of Midwives, Toyin Saraki and former Tanzanian President, Dr Jakaya Mrisho Kikwete have...

Tanzania: How Vitamins Can Save Tanzania Over Sh650 Billion Annually

By Syriacus BuguziDar es Salaam — Experts in nutrition say the government can save over Sh650 billion in...

Uganda: Joint Efforts Needed On Mental Health of Sickle Cell Patients

By Ashiraf SsebandekeDuring the launch of a sickle cell clinic in Ngora district by Action Against Sickle Cell...

Kenya: How 50 Medical Experts Separated Conjoined Twins in 23-Hour Surgery

Photo: Capital FM Conjoined twins Blessing and Favour. analysis By Joseph Kimani WanjeriThe successful separation of two year...

Uganda: Health Services – Buildings Good, But Services Better

editorial The Uganda Dental and Medical Practitioners Council has been assigned to investigate the death of Simon Ekongo,...

Tanzania: Zero Maternal Mortality On Focus As 100 Health Centres On Cards

By Ludovick KazokaVice-President Samia Suluhu Hassan has said that the government is planning to put up 100 public...

South Africa: Gauteng Health Strengthens Partnership With Private Sector in Key Areas

press release The Gauteng Department of Health Executive Management Committee held a meeting yesterday to discuss measures on...

Miss SA Xtreme 2017 | Social Media Pictures & Posts

The annual Miss SA Xtreme show hosted by Nina Richter, took place once again on the 17th of...

Miss SA Xtreme 2017 | Final Results

 LADIES BEACH BIKINI UNDER 23 UP TO 163cm Delaine Sardinha 1 Launette van Niekerk 2 Edine Holloway 3...

Nigeria: Govt Introduces Free Treatment for All HIV Patients

The Federal Government on Tuesday said it was set to implement new guidelines for HIV prevention, treatment and...

Liberia: Bong Cho Appeals to Aggrieved Africare Health Workers

By Philip T. SingbahBong County Health Officer (CHO), Dr. Gabriel Logan is appealing to health workers at Africare-sponsored...

Liberia: Malhok Official Vows to Promote Maternal Health in Bong

By Philip T. SingbahThe Executive Director of the MALHOK Foundation says his organization will work robustly with the...

Nigeria: Health Union Lauds Lab Council Boss On Reforms

By Ojoma AkorThe Joint Health Sector Unions (JOHESU), Medical Laboratory Science Council of Nigeria (MLSCN) branch has commended...

Nigeria: Lagos Exemplary Health Insurance Scheme Coming

opinion By Deola SalakoBeing the Center of Excellence, Lagos is always exploring innovative ways of making life better...

Nigeria: Sitting Too Long Poses a Health Risk, Experts Warn

By Risikat RamoniLagos — What you should know about 'sitting disease' Many Nigerians are not aware that the...

South Africa: DA Considering Concourt Challenge Against KZN Health for Cancer Treatment Failure

The Democratic Alliance (DA) is considering taking the Kwazulu-Natal health department to the Constitutional Court after the province...

Liberia: 2,600 in Gbarpolu Get Free Health Services

By Edwin M. Fayia, IIIOver 2,600 residents of 18 communities in Bopulu District, Gbarpolu County recently benefited from...

South Africa: Toilets Not Emptied for a Year, Say Residents

By Nompendulo NgubaneOn Monday, residents in Pietermaritzburg barricaded roads leading to Edendale in protest action after weeks of...

Angola: Military Regional Hospital Medicine Stock Reinforced

Huambo — Considerable number of different medicines were delivered Monday to the Military Hospital of the Central Region,...

South Africa: Now I Am Not Scared of Testing for HIV

Blog THABO MOLELEKWA writes: When Samkelisiwe Chiliza from Durban heard about Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis or PrEP, she did not...

Nigeria: Lassa Fever Claims One, 65 On Surveillance in Anambra

By Emma ElekwaAwka — A woman has been confirmed dead while 65 others are currently being monitored for...

Nigeria: Ways Yobe Govt Improved Healthcare Delivery – Commissioner

interview By Hamisu Kabir MatazuDamaturu — The Yobe State Commissioner of Health, Dr Muhammad Bello Kawuwa, said a...