Health

Kenya: Chief Justice Maraga Launches Bench Book for Criminal Cases

Malawi: Council Distributes Relief Maize to 3 000 Households in Mchinji

By Sarah Munthali -ManaMchinji District Council has embarked on a relief maize distribution exercise to 3 181 households...

Kenya: Chief Justice Maraga Launches Bench Book for Criminal Cases

South Africa: Liver Transplant From HIV+ Living Donor to Negative Recipient - Key Ethical Issues

analysis By Harriet Etheredge, University of the Witwatersrand, Jean Botha and June FabianSouth Africa has a dire shortage...

Congo-Kinshasa: Who Is Nobel Peace Prize Winner Denis Mukwege?

Congo-Kinshasa: Who Is Nobel Peace Prize Winner Denis Mukwege?

The gynecologist was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for his work in helping victims of sexual violence in...

Malawi: Council Distributes Relief Maize to 3 000 Households in Mchinji

Uganda: UPDF Launches New Condom Brand

Photo: Pixabay condom (file photo). The Uganda People Defense Force in partnership with two non governmental organizations PSI...

South Africa: World's First Intentional HIV+ Liver Transplant

South Africa: World's First Intentional HIV+ Liver Transplant

press release Wits doctors transplanted the liver from a mother living with HIV to her critically ill HIV...

Kenya: Chief Justice Maraga Launches Bench Book for Criminal Cases

Kenya: Feeding Program to Address Malnutrition Launched in Nairobi

By Jemimah MueniNairobi — Malnutrition remains a major threat to health care, one of the Big Four agenda...

Africa: Toyin Saraki leads High-Level Child Health and Malaria Forum at the United Nations General Assembly; joins global health leaders to launch Access Challenge One by One: Target 2030

Africa: Toyin Saraki leads High-Level Child Health and Malaria Forum at the United Nations General Assembly; joins global health leaders to launch Access Challenge One by One: Target 2030

Photo: Wellbeing Foundation Africa Toyin Ojora Saraki with Jakaya Kikwere, former president of Tanzania, and Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus,...

Namibia: Malaria Spraying in Progress At Ongwediva

Namibia: Malaria Spraying in Progress At Ongwediva

The Ongwediva Town Council last week commenced with its indoor residual spraying campaign, targeting Extension 11 and New...

One On One With Pro Footballer, Niyati Bharucha

One On One With Pro Footballer, Niyati Bharucha

Name: Niyati Bharucha Age: Older than you thinkHeight: Taller than you thinkCurrent weight: Heavier than alternative rock but lighter...

Zimbabwe: Glen View School Resumes Classes

Zimbabwe: Glen View School Resumes Classes

By Elita Chikwati and Mary MuradzikwaGovernment has allowed Glen View 5 Primary School to resume classes after its...

Nigeria: Group Petitions Buhari Over Rising Mortality Rate in Ogoniland

Nigeria: Group Petitions Buhari Over Rising Mortality Rate in Ogoniland

By Oladipupo AwojobiPresident Muhammadu Buhari has been urged to conduct a health impact/biometrics assessment studies in Ogoniland in...

Rwanda: City of Kigali Seeks to Reduce HIV Prevalence in the Next Five Years

Rwanda: City of Kigali Seeks to Reduce HIV Prevalence in the Next Five Years

By Marie-Anne DushimimanaThe City of Kigali and its partners have committed to reducing HIV/AIDS prevalence under a new...

Zimbabwe: Evictions No, Dialogue Yes-Chiwundura Rural Informal Traders

Zimbabwe: Evictions No, Dialogue Yes-Chiwundura Rural Informal Traders

There was a huge turnout for Vendors Initiative for Social and Economic Transformation (VISET)'s Community/Street Parliament Session which...

Zimbabwe: Move Off the Streets, Vendors Told

Zimbabwe: Move Off the Streets, Vendors Told

The Harare City Council has told vendors operation in the streets of Harare to "voluntarily" move off the...

Nigeria: 2.7 Million Nigerian Women Engage in Abortion- - Expert

Nigeria: 2.7 Million Nigerian Women Engage in Abortion- - Expert

A Public Health Scientist, Suzanne Bell on Thursday said the abortion rate by women of reproductive age in...

Zimbabwe: Heed Govt Ban On Vending - Minister

Zimbabwe: Heed Govt Ban On Vending - Minister

By Fidelis MunyoroHome Affairs Minister Ambassador Cain Mathema has urged members of the public to heed Government directives...

How To Make The Perfect Stringer Tank By Evan Centopani

How To Make The Perfect Stringer Tank By Evan Centopani

Evan Centopani gives a simple explanation and demonstration on how to convert an old or new T shirt...

Malawi: Council Distributes Relief Maize to 3 000 Households in Mchinji

Artificial Intelligence: Human Capacity Reimagined

By Adlyne Wangusi   Following successful events in San Francisco, New York and London, the AI Summit Cape Town will be...

Ethiopia: Ministry Fast-Tracks Manufacture of Medical Equipment

Ethiopia: Ministry Fast-Tracks Manufacture of Medical Equipment

By Behailu AyeleThe Ministry plans to manufacture medical equipment in one of the industrial zones giving priority to...

Africa: The Role of Family Planning in Preventing Mother-to-Child Transmission of HIV

Africa: The Role of Family Planning in Preventing Mother-to-Child Transmission of HIV

Blog By Owoyemi AyomideWomen continue to bear a disproportionate burden of the HIV/AIDS epidemic, with women accounting for...

Angola: Ministry of Health Supports Research Center Project

Angola: Ministry of Health Supports Research Center Project

Caxito — The Secretary of State for Health for the Hospital sector, Valentim Altino Matias, said Wednesday in...

Malawi Blood Transfusion Services Sounds Sos, Lacks 'O' Type

Malawi Blood Transfusion Services Sounds Sos, Lacks 'O' Type

By Owen KhamulaBlood bank, the Malawi Blood Transfusion Services (MBTS) has sounded, saying it is lacking the crucial...

South Africa: Show Us the Data - Bhekisisa Responds to the Tobacco Lobby

South Africa: Show Us the Data - Bhekisisa Responds to the Tobacco Lobby

By Laura Lopez Gonzalez, Mia Malan, Joan Van DykDear Tisa, you have a point but we've got a...

Tanzania: Yes, Fake Malaria Drug Crooks Must Be Nailed

Tanzania: Yes, Fake Malaria Drug Crooks Must Be Nailed

MEDICINE is supposed to represent a blessing, in the form of, at best curing a sick person who...

Kenya: Cancer Kills More Women Than Men in Kenya - WHO

Kenya: Cancer Kills More Women Than Men in Kenya - WHO

By Diana MwangoMore Kenyan women will die from cancer than men, the World Health Organisation's research agency says....

Liberia: Liwen Steps Up Fight Against HIV

Liberia: Liwen Steps Up Fight Against HIV

By Hannah N. GeterminahThe Liberian Women Empowerment Network (LIWEN) in collaboration with Action Aid Liberia, along with support...

Uganda: Government Sets Charges for New Mulago Women's Hospital

Uganda: Government Sets Charges for New Mulago Women's Hospital

By Moses KyeyuneKampala — Ugandans seeking medical attention from the new Mulago specialised Women and Neonatal hospital will...

Uganda: Mother, Baby Die Due to Doctor's Negligence

Uganda: Mother, Baby Die Due to Doctor's Negligence

By Steven AriongAbim — An expectant mother on Monday died while trying to deliver on her own at...

Gambia: Over 2000 People Trek 8 Km to Advocate for Prevention of NCDs

Gambia: Over 2000 People Trek 8 Km to Advocate for Prevention of NCDs

More than eight hundred people from all walks of life took part in an 8km Health walk to...

Africa: Menstruation By Any Other Name - the More Than 5000 Ways We Say 'Period'

Africa: Menstruation By Any Other Name - the More Than 5000 Ways We Say 'Period'

By Roxy De VilliersKnow what The Hunt for Red October is? We're not talking about the Sean Connery...

Zimbabwe: Zim's Impressive Efforts to End HIV Get Recognition

Zimbabwe: Zim's Impressive Efforts to End HIV Get Recognition

opinion By Roselyne SachitiZimbabwe could see new HIV infections among 15- to 29-year-olds drop by a third within...

Tanzania: RC Calls for Intensified Campaign to Address HIV/Aids in Region

Tanzania: RC Calls for Intensified Campaign to Address HIV/Aids in Region

By Meddy Mulisa in BukobaKAGERA Regional Commissioner (RC), Brigadier General Marco Gigati has appealed to the area residents...

Kenya: Sonko Suspends County Secretary, Health CEC for 'Insubordination' Over Pumwani Saga

Kenya: Sonko Suspends County Secretary, Health CEC for 'Insubordination' Over Pumwani Saga

Nairobi — Nairobi Governor Mike Sonko has suspended four top county officials for what he termed as insubordination...

Malawi: Council Distributes Relief Maize to 3 000 Households in Mchinji

Southern Africa records lowest new TB cases

By Henry Opondo Southern Africa is a region that has witnessed the highest annual declines in new cases...

Kenya: How My Battle With Cancer Led Me to My Calling

Kenya: How My Battle With Cancer Led Me to My Calling

By Karen Mbuya MuriukiSidney Chahonyo was only 19 when he was diagnosed with cancer of the post-nasal space...

Botswana: Tackle Ncds Head-On, Vigorously - Mogae

Botswana: Tackle Ncds Head-On, Vigorously - Mogae

By Goweditswe KomeGaborone — Nations have been urged to act quickly and tackle Non-Communicable Diseases (NCDs) head-on with...

Nigeria: International Confederation of Midwives Global Goodwill Ambassador Toyin Saraki Condemns Killing of Midwife in Nigeria

Nigeria: International Confederation of Midwives Global Goodwill Ambassador Toyin Saraki Condemns Killing of Midwife in Nigeria

press release Abuja — Toyin Saraki calls for second midwife and further health-care worker to be released Her...

South Africa: The Progressive Case for Delaying NHI

South Africa: The Progressive Case for Delaying NHI

analysis By Marcus LowWith a wave of populism and an election around the corner, there is a risk...

One On One With PR Manager Turned Trainer And Wbff Pro, Irina Nesterova

One On One With PR Manager Turned Trainer And Wbff Pro, Irina Nesterova

Name: Irina NesterovaAge: 32Height: 1,68 mWeight: 57 KgCurrent city: Centurion, South AfricaOccupation: Personal Trainer, Fitness Model What made...

Malawi: Council Distributes Relief Maize to 3 000 Households in Mchinji

Sub-Saharan Africa:  Child deaths on the rise amidst slowing preventive progress –UN report

A baby born in sub-Saharan Africa or in Southern Asia was nine times more likely to die in...