Health

South Africa: Mandela Bay Listeriosis Outbreak Source Still Not Found

The Nelson Mandela Bay municipality has assured residents that everything possible was being done to address the outbreak...

East Africa: EAC Heads of State to Meet Over Health, Infrastructure

By Athan TashobyaEast African Community Heads of State are expected to convene in Uganda's capital Kampala next week...

Africa: World Leaders Join New Drive to Beat Noncommunicable Diseases

Photo: WHO The WHO logo for the campaign to combat non-communicable diseases. press release Geneva — WHO is...

Africa: WHO Independent Global High-level Commission on NCDs

Photo: WHO The WHO logo for the campaign to combat non-communicable diseases. press release Leaders in health, politics...

Malawi Girl Died Because of Electricity Blackout – Udf’s Patel Brought the Issue to Parliament

By Zawadi ChilungaThe death of one of a 17-year-old girl at Mangochi District Hospital the patients was caused...

Congo-Kinshasa: 11 Dead in DR Congo Rabies Outbreak

By Jean KassongoKinshasa — THOUSANDS of Congolese displaced by rebel groups are at risk of contracting the deadly...

Kenya: KNH Unveils Antibiotics Usage Guidelines

Nairobi — Kenyatta National Hospital (KNH) has taken the lead to develop clinical guidelines to curb potential antibiotics...

Nigeria: On National Cancer Control

opinion February 4 every year is World Cancer Day, a day set aside for governments, organisations and individuals...

Nigeria: Uncleared Refuse Litter OAU

By Adejumo KabirA few parts of the academic area on the campus of Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, now...

Vanessa Garcia Motivation | Training Clips

Vanessa Garcia is a Mechanical Engineering student and a wellness competitor placing Top 6 in the Mr. RIO 2017 competition....

Zimbabwe: Outrage Over Tsvangirai Hospital Picture

By Staff ReporterA hospital staffer suspected to have circulated a picture of then hospitalised and now late MDC-T...

Liberia: One Health Validation Meeting Begins

A three-day validation meeting of "One Health" governance manual and annual work plan has begun in Buchanan, Grand...

Zambia: Seven Fishing Camps Closed As Cholera Claims Four

By Dorothy ChisiFour people have died from suspected cholera in fishing camps located in Shibuyunji of Central Province...

Zimbabwe: Low Demand for Female Condom Worrying – Parirenyatwa

Minister of Health and Child Care, Dr David Parirenyatwa has raised concerns over the low demand usage of...

Malawi: Malnutrition Remains a Challenge to Morbidity and Mortality Among Vulnerable Populations

By Daniel NamwiniLilongwe — Malnutrition could have long term effects on the brain - Pic sourced from internet...

Tanzania: HIV/Aids Fight 520bn/ – Short. . Mkapa Calls Upon Public to Support the Crusade

By Abela MsikulaFormer President, Benjamin Mkapa has called upon the public to be active when it comes to...

Liberia: One Health Validation Meeting of Governance Manual and Annual Plan

Monrovia — A 3-day Validation meeting for "One Health" governance manual and annual work plan begins today and...

Namibia: Some HIV Patients Trash ARVs

By Selma IkelaWindhoek — Some people living with HIV and AIDS are a hinderance to government efforts to...

Nigeria: Malnutrition of Children Under Five Years Worsens, Says Unicef

By Kuni TyessiAbuja — Despite budgetary allocations towards tackling the menace of malnutrition and the constant on-going enlightenment...

Nigeria: Lassa Fever – Lagos Advocates Personal, Environmental Hygiene As Control Measures

By Martins IfijehThe Lagos State Government has again reiterated the need for members of the public to ensure...

Zimbabwe: Zimpapers Donates $10k to Island Hospice

By Abigail MawondeThe Zimbabwe Newspapers Group yesterday handed over $10 000 to Island Hospice & Healthcare -- an...

Tanzania: PM Launches 1.2bn/ – Amana Hospital Maternity Ward

By Daily News ReporterPrime Minister, Kassimu Majaliwa has launched a 1.2bn/- maternity ward at Amana Regional Hospital in...

Tanzania’s Premier Launches New Maternal Ward At Amana Hospital

By Josephine ChristopherDar es Salaam — Tanzania's Prime Minister Kassim Majaliwa on Wednesday, February 14, launches a Sh1.2...

Namibia: Ongwediva Mitigates Cholera, Hepatitis E

By Photo: Nuusita AshipalaOngwediva — Following the twin outbreak of cholera and hepatitis E in Windhoek, the Ongwediva...

Malawi:Malaria Still Remains Major Health Problem, Says Malawi Health Official

Ministry of Health has said malaria still remains major public health problem in the country. Source link :...

Nigeria: Lassa Fever – WHO Moves to Contain Outbreak

By Kuni TyessiAbuja — The World Health Organisation (WHO) is scaling up its response to the outbreak of...

Nigeria: 15% of Nigerian Youth Lose Virginity Before Age 15 – NACA

By Ebuka OnyejiMore young Nigerians are engaging in sex much earlier, the National Agency for the Control of...

Nigeria: Bride’s Family Calls Off Wedding Over Fake HIV Certificate

By Hamisu Kabir MatazuDamaturu — The family of would-be bride, Hafsa Abdurrahman, has called off their daughter's wedding...

WHO moves to contain Nigeria’s Lassa fever outbreak

  The World Health Organization has scaled up its response to an outbreak of Lassa fever in Nigeria,...

Malawi: Councils Urged to Integrate Nutrition Issues in DDPS

By Blackson MkupatiraMulanje — Government has advised district councils in the country to incorporate issues of nutrition in...

Mauritius: “Developing countries such as Mauritius need research to help relieve the economic burden of chronic diseases”

interview Dr Neel Heerasing, a consultant gastroenterologist with special interests in Inflammatory Bowel Diseases and Clinical Nutrition, was...

Africa: Bill and Melinda Gates Release 2018 Annual Letter: ‘The 10 Toughest Questions We Get’

press release Today, Bill and Melinda Gates share their 2018 Annual Letter, “The 10 Toughest Questions We Get.”...

Namibia: New NHP Offices Aim to Enhance Service Experience

Windhoek — Medscheme Namibia, medical administrators of Namibia Health Plan (NHP), last week unveiled new premises next to...

Liberia: Lassa Fever Outbreak in Nigeria Sparks Local Health Concerns

By Cewhy KwanueIn the wake of the reported outbreak of Lassa fever in Nigeria, health authorities in Liberia...

How I Started And Learnt To Edit And Create Videos

I think I always had an inkling of interest in video editing and making videos, but I was...

Kenya: Distributor Confirms Fake Condoms Are in the Market

By Elizabeth MerabA local distribution company has confirmed that fake condoms are in circulation, sparking health fears. As...

Kenya: Fears as Distributor Confirms Fake Condoms Flood Market

By Elizabeth MerabA local distribution company has confirmed that fake condoms are in circulation, sparking health fears. As...

Tanzania: Why Diabetic Patients Must Watch Out for Tuberculosis

By Syriacus BuguziPatients with diabetes are more likely to develop tuberculosis. This is called TB-DM co-morbidity. In this...

Kenya: Sonko Leaves Drug Addicts High and Dry After Shutting Down Popular Rehab Centre

Photo: Eden House Foundation Eden Village is an established rehabilitation centre is rated amongst the finest establishments in...

Namibia: Family Planning Consignment Worth N$7 Million Donated to Health Ministry

The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) donated family planning material to the Ministry of Health Ministry worth N$7.4...