Health

Southern Africa: SADC Launches Agriculture Project in Botswana

Gaborone — The aim of the Southern African Development Cooperation (SADC) Regional Agricultural Policy Investment Plan (2017-2022) project...

Rwanda: Health Experts Call for More Efforts in Malaria Prevention

Rwanda still grapples with challenges to reduce its malaria burden but experts say the dream to eliminate disease...

Nigeria: Who Supports Nigeria to Become First African Country to Adopt New Epidemic Intelligence Tool

Abuja — In the short time it has existed, Nigeria's public health institute, the Nigeria Centre for Disease...

Africa: Nine African Countries Agree to Begin Journey Towards Pooled Procurement to Increase Their Access to Affordable Life-Saving Vaccines

Brazzaville — Nine middle-income countries in Africa have agreed to work towards pooled procurement mechanisms by first sharing...

Tanzania steps war against malaria

Determined to lessen the malaria burden, the United Republic of Tanzania has announced the launch of its national...

Zimbabwe: People Living With HIV Welcome New SMS Platform

A high number of respondents to a recent study have welcomed a new unique intervention Short Message Service...

Clips And Pics | Donnie Yen Inspiration!

Donnie Yen, is a Hong Kong actor, martial artist, film director, producer, action choreographer, stuntman and multiple-time world wushu...

Zimbabwe: A Third of Govt Doctors Face the Axe

A third of doctors who work in public health institutions, a total of 516 out of the 1...

Nigeria: Over 2m Children to Be Vaccinated

Over 2 million children in Benue State are to be vaccinated during the 2019 integrated measles and meningitis...

Africa: Diet for Healthy People, Healthy Planet Too Costly for Some

Rome — At $2.84 per head per day, the 'ideal diet' would be beyond reach for nearly 1.6...

Tanzania: Samia – Universal Health Inevitable

VICE-PRESIDENT Samia Suluhu Hassan has assured the Southern African Development Community (SADC) member states that Tanzania is committed...

Kenya: Governor Joho Admitted to Mombasa Hospital With Malaria

Mombasa Governor Hassan Joho has been admitted with malaria, his Communications director Richard Chacha has told the Nation....

Namibia: More Than 500 Prisoners Living With HIV

A total of 592 inmates in Namibian prisons are living with HIV out of a population of 4...

Remember To Perform These 7 Post Workout Strategies For Better Recovery

Did you know that the top reason why Americans don’t work out more is that they don’t have...

Malawi: College of Medicine Set for University of Malawi Divorce

College of Malawi officials say they are set for the divorce from the University of Malawi, saying the...

Sudan: Haemorrhagic Fever, Malaria Spreading in Sudan

Dinder / El Fasher — The hospital of Dinder in eastern Sennar reported a second case of haemorrhagic...

Tanzania: Zanzibar Uses Drones for ‘Eliminate Malaria’ Campaign

WITH great success recorded in the past decade in controlling the spread of Malaria using multiple interventions, the...

Somalia: Floods to Spark Outbreaks of Malnutrition, Disease in Somalia – UN

Flooding in Somalia increases risk of malnutrition and disease outbreaks, the United Nations Children's Fund(UNICEF) warned on Wednesday....

Nigeria: ‘Investment in Health Sector Will Reposition Edo As Medical Tourism Destination’

Benin City — The Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has assured that the renewed investment in the...

Zimbabwe: Training of Prison Nurses in HIV Management Vital

The Joint United Nations Programme on HIV and AIDS (UNAIDS) in Namibia is supporting the training of nurses...

Ghana: National Sanitation Authority and Sanitation Fund to Be Established – VP Bawumia Announces

Government has initiated the process towards the establishment of a National Sanitation Authority as well as a National...

Ghana: Pupils Not Happy of Poor Quality Food

Takoradi — Pupils of Bedu Addo Methodist Basic School at Takoradi in the Sekondi-Takoradi Metropolis of the Western...

Zimbabwe: Zim to Embark On New HIV Study

Zimbabwe will next week embark on a new HIV study to help measure the country's progress toward UNAIDS'...

Zimbabwe: Let’s Talk About Our Reality – Are We Failing Our Young People?

The recent picture of a first year University of Zimbabwe student lying lifeless in a pool of blood...

Sierra Leone: Over 73,000 People Live With HIV in Salone

Director General of the HIV Secretariat, Abdulrahman Sesay, has confirmed to newsmen that as at 2019, 73,468 persons...

Liberia: Itter Pharmacy Donates to Hospitals in Bopolu City

The Public hospital in Gbabolu County has benefited from a donation of assorted medical supplies from the management...

South Africa: Growing South Africa Begins With Investing in Our Children’s Nutrition

Children are our future, yet over a quarter of those under five years of age suffer from stunting....

Mozambique: 3,000 Facing Hunger in Dombe

Maputo — About 3,000 people in the Dombe administrative post, in the central Mozambican province of Manica, are...

Sudan: MSF Tackles Severe Malaria Outbreak in Western Sudan

Annie Kashung is MSF's medical activity manager responding to the malaria outbreak in El Fasher, the capital of...

Body unveils digital tools for agricultural transformation

The International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) on Friday unveiled a suite digital tools that are helping in...

Getting Straight On Your Results: Why Tracking Progress Is Important

Tracking the progress of your workouts is essential for achieving fitness success, no matter what sports or activities...

Key content confirmed for Innovation Africa 2019

Innovation Africa 2019 (https://innovation-africa.com/2019/) is rapidly shaping up to be a next-generation-driven gathering of the highest accord, bringing...

Important gene variants found in certain African populations

In the nearly 20 years since the Human Genome Project was completed, experts in genetic variants increasingly have...

South Africa: How Business Misrepresented Evidence – the South African Sugar Tax Story

In a recently published study on the political activities of the soft drinks industry in the lead up...

Nigeria: U.S. to Provide Drugs to 60,000 Persons Living With HIV in Lagos

The United States President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR), administered by the Centres for Disease Control, Department...

South Africa: Port Elizabeth Provincial Hospital’s Acute Mental Unit Finally Opened – – Without a Full-Time Psychiatrist

After missing five deadlines to open an acute psychiatric unit at Port Elizabeth Provincial Hospital, the Eastern Cape...

Tanzania: State Introduces Shielding Pills for HIV High Risk Groups

PEOPLE at high risk of contracting HIV will be protected against the infections under the government plans to...

Sudan: Malaria Epidemic Kills 10 in North Darfur

El Fasher — The Sudan Doctors' Central Committee of North Darfur reported the outbreak of a renewed malaria...

Zimbabwe to Carry Out National Household Based HIV Survey

Zimbabwe will carry out a national household based survey to assess the disease burden of HIV and evaluate...

Nigeria: Group Tasks Nigerians On Regular Testing to Combat HIV/Aids Scourge

A non-governmental and advocacy organisation, Brothers Across Nigeria (BAN), has harped on the need for regular testing as...