Health

Africa: Rescinded Appointment of President Robert Mugabe as WHO Goodwill Ambassador for NCDs in Africa – NCD Alliance Response

Photo: WHO Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, Director General, World Health Organization, speaking at the World Conference on NCDs...

Nigeria: Reps Advocate Free Drugs, Chemotherapy, Radiotherapy for Cancer Patients

By Kauthar Anumba-Khaleel, AbujaThe House of Representatives yesterday, urged the federal government to provide subsidies for palliative care...

56 Fit, Motivational And Electrifying Instagram Posts From Around The Web! 15th Edition

Be motivated with some of these incredible and motivational Instagram posts from around the web!   Janine Nina Botes Paul...

Nurses’ union says CoG and Health CS frustrating signing of CBA

By Clifford Akumu Kenyan Nurses have revealed Friday that the Council of Governors and Health Cabinet Secretary are...

Africa: The Road Out of Poverty Depends On Feeding Our Children Nutritious Food First

By Mercy Lung'ahoNairobi — One drizzly morning in some lush green tea plantations in Rwanda, I was on...

Africa: In the Race Against Hunger, We Must Reach the Goal

By Julio Berdergué and Pablo AguirreSantiago — On September 15, we announced the "State of Food Security and...

Namibia: Sauyemwa Centre for Visually Impaired Gets Mosquito Nets

By John MuyambaRundu — The Sauyemwa centre for the visually impaired in Rundu received a donation of 21...

Mozambique: Malaria Remains Major Public Health Problem

Maputo — Malaria remains one of the main public health problems in Mozambique, with between four and six...

Uganda: Young Nurse Who Battled Rakai’s Early HIV Storm Is Now Kyotera MP

By Sadab Kitatta KaayaWhen HIV/Aids was first reported in parts of present-day Kyotera district, only a few wanted...

Malawi: Meeting Men Halfway – HIV Clinics Are Going Mobile to Reach the Toughest Patients

For decades, we've struggled to solve the riddle: How do you get reluctant men to test for HIV....

Namibia: Fruit and Cooldrinks for Down Children On Their Special Day

Since the chairman of the Down Syndrome Association of Namibia, Dr Eline van der Linden asked corporates a...

Sudan: Malaria in East Darfur, Kassala – ‘More Than 50 Cases in Hospital Each Day’

Ed Daein / Kassala / Delling — East Darfur has seen a surge in malaria cases. The hospital...

How To Build A Massive Back With Obi Vincent By Fit Media Channel

The London-based PT and WBFF Pro Muscle Model, Obi Vincent takes us through his massive back workout, focusing...

Mozambique “can Meet Zero Hunger Target”

Maputo — The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) is focusing its support for Mozambique on resilience to...

Zimbabwe: Night – Perfect Cover for Aids Testing in Zimbabwe

By Jeffrey MoyoHarare — "I was so filled with fear and shame to get tested for HIV/AIDS during...

Kenyan Youths vouch for Ecological Farming

By George Okore   Kenyan students want their government to take urgent steps to safe-guard the country’s food...

Africa: The Traditional Vegetable and Sweet Potato Research That’s Revolutionising the Way We Build Food and Nutrition Security in Africa

opinion Johannesburg — Research focusing on traditional crops that are often ignored and known as "orphan crops" shows...

Rwanda: Breast Cancer – Early Detection Saves Life

opinion By Lydia AtienoHaston Charlotte talks with a calm and confident endearing voice, sharing her story of how...

Nigeria Has Highest Burden of Diabetes in Sub-Saharan African

By Franka OsakweNigeria is said to have the highest incidence of diabetes in Sub-Saharan Africa, with about five...

Nigeria: Monkeypox Not for Political Point-Scoring

opinion The spread of a new disease called monkeypox is disturbing and government must avoid its politicisation, writes...

Nigeria: We Are Ready to Tackle Monkey Pox – Ondo Govt

The Ondo Government says it has adopted a proactive measure to forestall outbreak of monkey pox in the...

South Africa: Testing in Your Living Room

It starts with a swab but does it end with a diagnosis? Why the trickiest part of DIY...

Nigeria: National Hospital Disowns Kidney Patient, Oghenekevwe

By Igho Akeregha and Bashirat AzeezAbuja — The National Hospital, Abuja yesterday wrote to The Guardian to disown...

Liberia: Test Vaccines Produce Year-Long Immune Response in Most Study Participants

Results from PREVAIL I-a large Ebola vaccine study that enrolled more than a thousand Liberians at Redemption Hospital...

South Africa: Gauteng Health DG Didn’t Know Why Life Esidimeni Patients Were Moved in ‘Ill-Advised’ Plan

The director-general in the Gauteng premier's office said she did not know what officials wanted to achieve by...

Mauritius: Minister Husnoo Lauds Key Role of Nurses in Health Services

press release In a constantly changing health environment, training and capacity-building programmes of nurses are fundamental to enhance...

Senegal Makes Strides On Palliative Care

press release By Diederik LohmanWhen it comes to end-of-life care and pain treatment, Francophone Africa has a long...

Sudan: River Nile Specialist Medics Threaten Strike Action

Atbara — Specialist doctors at Atbara Hospital in Sudan's River Nile state have threatened to strike beginning on...

Eritrea: A Workshop On Controlling Malaria Prevalence

Barentu — A workshop on raising popular awareness on the control of the prevalence of communicable diseases was...

South Africa: Life Esidimeni Death Toll Now Sits at 141

The number of patients who have died following the Gauteng health department's decision to move Life Esidimeni patients...

South Africa: MEC Magome Masike Commits to Build Clinic for Barolong Boo Rapulana

press release MEC Masike Commits to build a Clinic for the Barolong Boo Rapulana The North West MEC...

South Africa: Deputy Minister Maggie Sotyu – 14th National Oral History Conference

document Speech by Deputy Minister Makhotso Maggie Sotyu, at the 14th National Oral History Conference , Mthatha, Eastern...

Littlebeastm’s Top 3 Tricep Exercises!

Metin Dabak, aka “Littlebeastm,” is a personal trainer, athlete and weighted calisthenics expert based in Rotterdam, The Netherlands. Here...

Africa: Worldwide Famine Averted, but Numbers of Hungry Growing – UN Chief

Photo: Khalid Albaih/RNW According to a top UN official South Sudan is facing a "humanitarian catastrophe". A famine...

Uganda: Health Experts, Government Disagree Over Teenage Contraceptive Guidelines

Photo: Daily Monitor State minister for primary healthcare, Joyce Moriku. By Anthony WesakaKampala — As Uganda joined the...

Rwanda: Health Week – Over 1.3m Children to Get Measles, Rubella Vaccine

By Jean d'Amour MbonyinshutiThe ministry of Health will offer measles and rubella vaccine to over 1.3 million children...

Some 100 nations provide little or no relief for patients in serious pain

  Millions of people who suffer serious physical or psychological suffering and need palliative care and pain relief...

Liberia: Ebola Test Vaccines Produce Year-Long Immune Response in Most Study Participants

Monrovia — Results from PREVAIL I--a large Ebola vaccine study that enrolled more than a thousand Liberians at...

Nigeria: Monkeypox – Panic in Enugu, Anambra, Delta, Others Over Rumoured Deadly Vaccine, Fresh Outbreaks

Enugu, Onitsha, Owerri, Abakaliki, Asaba and Abuja — - Parents storm schools to withdraw wards - Military dismisses...

Nigeria: Reps to Probe Poor Condition of State House Clinic

By Nasir AyitogoThe House of Representatives has asked an ad-hoc committee to investigate the condition of the State...