Health

Nigeria: Army Organizes Medical Outreach for Borno, Yobe Communities

By Ruby LeoTroops of 27 Task Force Brigade Buni Yadi Yobe State yesterday organized a medical outreach for...

Nigeria: Army Organizes Medical Outreach for Borno, Yobe Communities

Vipers: Kenya, China sign pact to restrict illegal trade

By Gitonga Njeru in Kenya Kenya and China have forged a partnership in restricting the illegal trade of...

AfDB to invest $120 million to boost cassava and others

AfDB to invest $120 million to boost cassava and others

The African Development Bank (AfDB) Tuesday said it will invest $120 million in the next 2-3 years to...

Nigeria: Aseguahi Needs N8 Million for Kidney Transplant

By EditorLife has never been the same for Omonjeva Helen Aseguahi since she was diagnosed with kidney disease....

South Africa: 'My Hands Are Tied' - Motsoaledi

interview "Whenever there is a crisis, I'm called in to solve them, but I don't have the legal...

Kenya Trials for Vaccines Enter Final Stages

By Angela OketchResearchers at the Kericho-based Kenya Medical Research Institute/Walter Reed Project Clinical Research Centre are finalising human...

Africa: Four Ongoing Tests Offer Hope Against HIV Infection

By Evelyn LirriFor the two decades that Moses Nsubuga, a local artiste commonly known as Supercharger, has been...

Mozambique: INAE Destroys Expired Hair Products

Maputo — The Mozambican government's National Inspectorate of Economic Activities (INAE) last week incinerated hair treatment products that...

Kenya: HIV Pill 'Could Be Fuelling Risky Sex', Study Reveals

By Angela OketchA pill meant to shield people from contracting HIV could be indirectly fuelling promiscuity by encouraging...

Nigeria: 19 New Cholera Cases Reported in Adamawa

Adamawa Ministry of Health has confirmed 19 new cases of cholera in Mubi North and Mubi South Local...

Kenya: Death Toll From RVF Rises to 5 As 7 More Admitted in Wajir

By Bruhan MakongDeath toll from Rift Valley Fever ravaging parts of north-eastern Kenya has risen to five. This...

Ethiopia Unique in Halting HIV

By Leulseged WorkuU.S. Special Representative for Global Health Diplomacy, Ambassador Deborah L. Birx told The Ethiopian Herald indicated...

South Africa: Activists Launch Cell Phone Campaign for Better Health System

By Ashraf HendricksAlmost 900 people signed up over the weekend to a new campaign to mobilise for a...

Africa: Paraguay Eliminates Malaria, Sets Example for the Region

By Dr. Carlos Ignacio Morínigo Aguilera, Minister of Health, ParaguayThe certification of Paraguay's elimination of malaria is a...

Nigeria: U.S-Based Foundation to Build Dialysis Centres in Nigeria

Nigeria: U.S-Based Foundation to Build Dialysis Centres in Nigeria

A United States-based Nigerian foundation, Handover Heals Foundation, said it planned to establish state-of-the-art dialysis centres in Anambra...

South Africa: Plates Over Pills - an Alternative Way of Eating for Better Health

analysis By Kim HarrisbergAfter seeing lifestyle diseases sweep through South African society, medical doctor Tracy Mavhungu Nelwamondo is...

Kenya: My Battle With Dyslexia - I Once Was Lost but Have Now Found Myself

By Millicent MwololoKendi Kamanja Oketch, in her late 30s, had it rough all through school since she had...

Nigeria: Army Organizes Medical Outreach for Borno, Yobe Communities

A clinical trial to find a new treatment for visceral leishmaniasis begins in eastern Africa

A new study to find a safer, efficacious and more patient-friendly treatment and improved diagnostic tools for people...

South African Medical Research Council funds efforts to deliver new antibiotics for drug-resistant infections

South African Medical Research Council funds efforts to deliver new antibiotics for drug-resistant infections

The South African Medical Research Council (SAMRC) announced in April that it will spend 4 million Rand towards...

Sudan: High Maternal Mortality Rate in Eastern Sudan's Kassala

Kassala — The number of people in Kassala state suffering from malaria, tuberculosis, and AIDS increased in 2017....

One On One With Switch Playground Trainer And Freelance Make-up Artist, Logan Coleman

One On One With Switch Playground Trainer And Freelance Make-up Artist, Logan Coleman

Name: Logan ColemanAge: 21Height: 1.67 mCurrent weight: 58 kgsCurrent city: Johannesburg, South AfricaOccupation: Switch Playground Trainer, Freelance Make-up...

Congo-Kinshasa: At One-Month Mark in Ebola Outbreak, the Focus Shifts to Remote Areas

Congo-Kinshasa: At One-Month Mark in Ebola Outbreak, the Focus Shifts to Remote Areas

One month into the response to an Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, the focus...

Innovative hazardous waste management system launched in South Africa

Innovative hazardous waste management system launched in South Africa

Averda South Africa has introduced Averda TruTrak, an innovative waste management system that gives clients access to automated...

Congo-Kinshasa: WHO Cautiously Optimistic About Halting Ebola Spread in DR Congo

Congo-Kinshasa: WHO Cautiously Optimistic About Halting Ebola Spread in DR Congo

Photo: UN Ebola. The World Health Organization (WHO) says it is cautiously optimistic about containing the spread of...

Congo-Kinshasa: WHO Reports 'Very Strong Progress' in Battling DR Congo Ebola Outbreak

Congo-Kinshasa: WHO Reports 'Very Strong Progress' in Battling DR Congo Ebola Outbreak

Photo: UNICEF/Naftalin An Ebola health worker at Bikoro Hospital, Democratic Republic of the Congo. One month after the...

Congo-Kinshasa: WHO Cautiously Optimistic About Halting Ebola Spread in DR Congo

Congo-Kinshasa: Congo Ebola Outbreak - WHO Records 62 Cases, 27 Deaths

Photo: UN Ebola. The World Health Organisation (WHO) experts said they have recorded 62 Ebola cases in the...

Kenya: Sugar Imports Hurt Economy but Also Pose Health Hazard

By Gilbert AwinoIt did not come as a surprise when 400 metric tonnes of illegal sugar valued at...