Health

Nigeria: Yedi, Nyentha Take HIV/Aids Campaign to Communities

To mark the World AIDS Day 2017, Youth Empowerment Development Initiative (YEDI) and National Youth Network on HIV/AIDS...

South Africa: Children Illegally Detained Under Bosasa’s Watch At Lindela As Healthcare Crumbles

New accusations beg the question, who is watching the watchers? Dozens of children have been illegally detained at...

Researchers and policymakers meet in Tanzania to discuss cassava agronomy

Scientists across Africa meet with policymakers in Tanzania under the auspices of the African Agronomy Initiative (ACAI) to...

Sierra Leone: ‘Critical Gaps Remain to Support and Protect Children Affected By HIV/Aids’

By Ibrahim TarawallieCommissioner of the National Commission for Children (NCC) Wednesday stated that despite strides made in combating...

Africa: Global Malaria Report Reveals Africa’s Hits and Misses – Here’s What to Do

analysis By Tabitha Mwangi, Anglia Ruskin UniversityThe 2017 World Malaria Report provides a clear picture of the work...

South Africa: Handwashing 101 – Dettol’s Disease-Busting Claims Under the Microscope

analysis Just how likely are you to avoid diarrhea or the flu by regularly washing your hands? And...

Ghana: Jumia Food Ghana Launches ‘Local Food Friday’

press release 'Local Food Friday', a campaign aimed at boosting the patronage of Ghanaian cuisines, has been launched...

One On One With USN Ambassador And Fitness Bikini Athlete, Louise Du Preez

Name: Louise du preezAge: 26Height: 1.55 mCompetition weight: 49 kgCurrent weight: 50 kgCurrent city: Tzaneen, South AfricaOccupation: Accounting...

Uganda: UK Extends Shs134b for Nutrition in Karamoja

By Rachel MabalaKampala — The UK Department for International Development (DfID) has committed an additional $37m (about Shs133.7b)...

Zimbabwe: Govt Acquires 100 HIV Machines

By Tinomuda Chakanyuka and Mirirai NsingoThe Ministry of Health and Child Care, with the support of The Global...

Sudan: Thousands of Pregnant Women Screened for HIV/Aids in Sudan Capital

Khartoum — The Ministry of Health of Khartoum has announced that it has screened thousands of pregnant women...

A Look at the Samsung Gear 2 Neo Smart Watch

With so many different smart watches and fitness activity trackers available now, it can be difficult to know...

World Cancer Day 2018 will be on Sunday, 4 February

The Union for International Cancer Control (UICC),  the largest international cancer-fighting organisation has announed Sunday Februeary 4, 2018...

KWS new digital radio system for wildlife surveillance

The Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS),  a state agency in charge of wildlife managemenrt has said that it has...

Crisis of invisibility in Sub-Saharan Africa: Less than 1 in 2 births registered

Ninety-five million children have not had their births registered across Sub Saharan Africa, and if decisive action is...

Rwanda: U.S Envoy in Anti-Malnutrition Drive in Huye

By Jean De Dieu NsabimanaA two-year project funded by the US embassy in Kigali is expected to help...

South Africa: Necsa Losing Millions Daily After Cancer Treatment Production Shut Down

Since the production line of a radioisotope cancer treatment at Pelindaba nuclear plant was halted in November, the...

Incredible Footage Of Scott Adkins Performing Martial Arts At Age 18!

Scott Adkins is a highly trained martial artist, having been in many movies already. He continues to host...

Namibia: City of Windhoek Continues to Accelerate Efforts Aimed At Ending Aids By 2020

The City of Windhoek will host the 2017 World AIDS Day Commemoration on Wednesday 6 December at the...

Angola: Cuanza Norte – Massive Distribution of Mosquito Nets to Fight Malaria

Ndalatando — Over 5.000 children from various schools incluiding those in the outskirt of the city of Ndalatando,...

Zimbabwe: Poverty, HIV Worsen Childhood Malnutrition

By Paidamoyo Chipunza"I was so sick and could hardly walk. I was actually crawling like a baby. I...

Sudan: WB Initiates Implementation of Nomads Feeding Project

Khartoum — The World Bank has started implementation of its feeding and development programme for nomads in the...

South Africa: MEC Magome Masike – Reconciliation and World Aids Day Commemoration

press release Purpose and Background by MEC for Health Dr Magome Masike during the Reconciliation and World AIDS...

Africa: South Africa’s Twin Malnutrition Challenges – Hunger and Obesity

analysis By Irene Labuschagne, Stellenbosch University and Xikombiso MbhenyaneMany South Africans are going hungry. At the same time...

One On One With Software Engineer And Fitness Influencer, Sheetal Bhonsle

Name: Sheetal BhonsleAge: 27Height: 5’5”Current weight: 55 KgsCurrent city: London, United KingdomOccupation: Software Engineer What made you get...

Nigeria: For Being HIV Positive, I Was Made to Sleep in the Open for Two Years – Adeola, Survivor

By Chioma ObinnaToday, the official Human Immuno-Deficiency Virus (HIV) prevalence in Nigeria is 3.2 per cent among the...

Nigeria: Six Years After, Cancer Machine At National Hospital Begins Operation

By Ayodamola OwoseyeSix years after award of contract, a new state-of-the-art cancer centre at the National Hospital has...

Africa: Among Children, Aids Epidemic Is Far From Over, Unicef Finds

By Ellen WulfhorstNew York — Eighteen children every hour were infected with HIV last year, a sign of...

Tanzania: Kagera Set to Reduce Malaria Prevalence

By Meddy MulisaCONCERTED efforts are needed to ensure that malaria is completely eliminated. Residents in Kagera Region should...

Namibia: Billions Rely On Fish for Nutrition

By Eveline De KlerkWalvis Bay — The United Nations resident coordinator and Food and Agriculture Organisation of the...

Different.org, A Crowdfunding Philanthropy Platform, Where YOU Can Make A Difference!

Different.org, a crowdfunding philanthropy platform, is empowering South Africa’s sporting community to make their training and races contribute...

Angola: HIV On the Rise in Angola

Luanda — The Hiv/Aids pandemic in Angola is spreading vertiginously, mainly in the provinces of Luanda, Lunda Norte,...

Tanzania: Malaria Must Be Fought Much More Vigorously

Photo: P.Utomi Ekpei /WHO WHO and partners are working to prevent malaria among at-risk populations through the distribution...

Liberia: Africa Urged to Stick to Commitment to a Malaria-Free Africa

African governments have been urged to ensure that commitments made to fight malaria are not wane. The World...

Rwanda: Call for Stronger Interventions to Fight Malaria

Photo: The Citizen A child under mosquito net to prevent malaria (file photo). By Donah MbabaziMalaria incidence and...

Malawi: Mangochi District Council Embraces Ndisakanizeni

By Kondwani MagomboMangochi — Mangochi District Council has described Ndisakanizeni, the new micronutrient powder (MNP) introduced by government...

Africa: Foreword to the World Malaria Report 2017

document By Tedros Adhanom GhebreyesusFor many years, the global response to malaria was considered one of the world's...

Tanzania: Stakeholders Urged to Invest On HIV Prevention

Photo: Daily News Stakeholders urged to invest on HIV prevention. By Fatma AbduPRIME Minister, Mr Kassim Majaliwa, has...

Indian Actor, Martial Artist, Dancer, Tiger Shroff Motivation!

Jai Hemant ‘Tiger’ Shroff is an Indian film actor and martial artist, holding a fifth degree black belt in...

Zambia: Post-Road Crash Emergency Gets Boost

By Stephen KapmbweRoad traffic accidents are Zambia's third-highest cause of death after malaria and HIV/AIDS, claiming an annual...