Health

Zimbabwe: Over 5.5 Million Zimbabweans Face Starvation By January 2020

The number of food insecure citizens in Zimbabwe is projected to rise to 5.5 million in January and...

Malawi: Legumes for Strong Business and Nutrition

A value chain analysis conducted in Malawi by International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) identified legumes to have...

Nigeria: Hand Washing Is Critical to General Wellness – Toyin Saraki

The Wellbeing Foundation Africa, a Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO), on Tuesday, says hand washing is critical to hygiene and...

Uganda: Wildlife Rangers trained on combating trafficking

A training workshop to increase the expertise of law enforcement officers to combat wildlife trafficking began today in...

Uganda: Bunyoro Queen Decries High Cases of Teenage Pregnancies

The Queen of Bunyoro Kingdom, Omugo Margaret Karunga Adyeeri, has decried the rampant early marriages and teenage pregnancies,...

Malawi: UK Supports Malawi With Family Planning Commodities Through Tsogolo Langa

The United Kingdom's Department for International Development (DfID) under the Tsogolo Langa (My Future) programme on Monday officially...

Mauritius to Host International Conference On Diabetes and Associated Diseases

The Ministry of Health and Quality of Life, in collaboration with the World Community on Prevention of Diabetes...

South Africa: NHI Mustn’t Just Be About the Money – Let’s Not Forget Human Rights

The NHI debate cannot be dominated by 'financing of health' language: the absence of human rights principles and...

South Africa: Increase in Demand for Health Services in SA ‘Primarily’ a Result of Immigration and Disease’ – Mkhize

Health Minister Dr Zweli Mkhize says the demand for health services in South Africa is increasing and funds...

South Africa: Poor Diets Are Damaging Children’s Health, Unicef Warns

The development of children is under threat and far too many are not growing well due to a...

Ghana: 1,631 Private Basic Schools Have No Toilet Facilities

Ho — THIRTY per cent of the 21,438 public basic schools in the country, have no toilet facilities....

Gambia: ASB Clinic Closed Down Due to Complications Resulting to Loss of Lives

The Director of Health Services at the Ministry of Health Dr. Mustapha Bittaye said Ardeiter-Samariter Bund (ASB) clinic...

Rwanda: GAERG Seeks to Tackle Mental Illness Stigma in New Campaign

Rwandan Graduates Genocide Survivors Organisation (GAERG) is planning a national campaign to raise awareness on mental health and...

African experts named finalists for 2019 Recognizing Excellence around Champions of Health Awards

Two Ugandans, a Kenyan, a Cameroonian and a Congolese were named Monday as finalists among a group of 15...

Nigeria: World Thrombosis Day – Why Air Travellers Face Greater Risk, Especially With Alcohol – – Expert

Air travellers face increased risk of thrombosis and should pay more attention to condition that involves poor blood...

Nigeria: Congo to Start Using Johnson & Johnson Ebola Vaccine in November

Health authorities in the Democratic Republic of Congo will introduce a Johnson & Johnson Ebola vaccine in November...

Cameroon: The Contributors and Their Commitment

In an unprecedented show of global solidarity, donors at the Global Fund's Sixth Replenishment Conference pledged 14.02 billion...

Cameroon: The Step By Step Solution

Cameroon's imprint in fighting HIV AIDS, TB and malaria is found in its encompassing programme epitomised by the...

Namibia: Health Ministry Witholds Graduates’ Qualifications

More than 100 medicine and dentistry graduates who studied in Russia are not able to apply for jobs...

Cameroon: Malnutrition Management – the Indispensable Role of Community Volunteers

Lonkaou Charlotte is always there to offer timely life-saving advice to over 30 nursing mothers under her charge...

Zimbabwe: Doctors to Appeal Labour Court Ruling

Following a Labour Court judgement ordering doctors to get back to work within 48 hours, the Zimbabwe Hospital...

Africa’s New White Meat – Rabbit

Rabbit meat is a slowly growing part of Africa's diet, with a burgeoning industry in South Africa and...

Liberia: SCNL-USAID Predict-2 Ebola Host Project Ends in Liberia

-- Stakeholders grade project successful The society for the Conservation of Nature of Liberia (SCNL), in collaboration with...

Zimbabwe: Zim Global Fund Details Revealed

Zimbabwe has paid US$300 000 to the Global Fund to fight Aids, Tuberculosis and Malaria in addition to...

Botswana: Condom Distribution in Schools Topical Issue

Hukuntsi — Condom distribution in schools was core of discussions during the First Lady, Ms Neo Masisi's engagement...

Botswana: Jamataka Health Post Shows Govt Commitment

Jamataka — The Minister of Health and Wellness, Dr Alfred Madigela, has implored residents of Jamataka to actively...

New initiatives to fight Schistosomiasis

A leading science and technology company,Merck,  has announced that it is intensifying the Research & Development efforts for...

Tanzania: MNH Provides Radiology Services to 600 Patients in Two Years

THE Muhimbili National Hospital (MNH )) has made strides in providing interventional radiology services to nearly 600 patients...

Rwanda Planning Massive Vaccination Campaign Against Ebola

Rwanda is planning a big vaccination campaign against the Ebola Virus Disease (EBV) for adults, adolescents, and children...

Rwanda: Breast Cancer Month – Men Urged on Early Screening

October is breast cancer awareness month. And whereas the spotlight is commonly put on breast cancer in women,...

Miss SA Xtreme 2019 Cape Town | Final Results

The annual Miss SA Xtreme show hosted by Nina Richter, took place on the 28th of September 2019,...

Malawi: Youth Movement for Mental Health Awareness Launched

Students at Cherub Private School in Lilongwe were on Thursday, 10th October encouraged and informed on ways to...

Tanzania: Mental Health in Tanzania Deserves Some Attention

Tanzania, being one among the developing countries in the world, has an astonishing shortage in men-tal healthcare. Access...

Namibia: Couple Opens Up Home to Unwanted Babies

A couple from Swakopmund, Ronel and Dick Peters have opened their house to babies who are not wanted...

Congo-Kinshasa: Ebola Response Overshadows DRC’s Fragile Health System

In Mabalako, a rural health zone in the North Kivu province of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC),...

Zimbabwe Joint HIV Programs Review – Partnership in Action

Over the years, HIV control strategies and approaches in Zimbabwe have evolved to address the changes in the...

Congo-Kinshasa: Parents Rush to Get Measles Vaccine After Recent Outbreak Kills Thousands of Children in the Democratic Republic of the Congo

Hypolite Mandala and his wife, Nadège, were among the first parents to arrive for the measles vaccination at...

South Africa: Disease Cover Has Become More Critical Than Ever

Critical illness cover or dread disease insurance is lump sum cover that pays out on the diagnosis of...

Zambia: After 16 Years, Churches Health Association of Zambia Continues Its Success As Global Fund Grant Implementer

CHAZ leaders credit their success to "faith in God and in themselves" In Zambia, one of the countries...

Liberia: ‘No One Should Suffer Hardship to Access Healthcare’

The Executive Director of Public Health Initiative Liberia (PHIL), Mrs. Joyce L. Jarwolo, has called for a healthcare...