Health

Rwanda: Govt to Lift Restrictions on Access to Contraceptives for Teenagers

By Nasra BishumbaAfter years of back and forth debate between activists, parents, and teenagers, the Government is reviewing...

Rwanda: Experts – Universal Health Cover Will Reduce Burden on Economy

By Emmanuel NtirenganyaExperts have called for proactive measures to achieve universal healthcare coverage in order to reverse the...

Nigeria: 9.4 Million People Living With HIV Unaware – UNAIDS Report

A new report, 'Knowledge is Power', has revealed that an estimated 9.4 million people who are infected with...

Mozambique: No Shortage of Medicines, Guarantees Health Minister

Maputo — Mozambican Health Minister Nazira Abdula on Thursday guaranteed that the country possesses stocks of all the...

Nigeria: “We Are Not the Future, We Are the Present” – Key Takeaways From #ICFP2018

Blog By Nigeria Health WatchThe International Conference on Family Planning (ICFP) that took place in Kigali between the...

Namibia: 208 Babies Die At Oshakati

Photo: The Namibian When practised correctly and consistently, kangaroo mother care can help save premature babies. This photo...

Uganda: Malaria Cases Increase – Report

By Lilian NamagembeKampala — Uganda registered an estimated increase of more than 100,000 malaria cases between 2016 and...

Malawi: UK Universities Engages Malawi On Social Workers’ Quality Service Delivery

By Peter MakossahTwo UK top-notch universities have joined forces to support Malawi raise her profile on social work...

Kenya: State Seeks End to Fake-Doctor Menace With Short Message Service Code

By Collins OmuloYou will soon be able to confirm whether the doctor attending to you is licensed or...

Kenya: Nurses and Clinical Officers Threaten to Go on Strike

By Abiud Oçhieng', Elizabeth Merab and Aggrey OmbokiPublic hospitals could be thrown into turmoil next month after nurses...

Nigeria: Company to Reduce Child Malnutrition With #Saving10K Project

One of Nigeria's growing child nutrition companies, August Secrets, has announced the fifth edition of its annual outreach,...

Congo-Kinshasa: 13 New Ebola Cases Noted in DRC, Including Family in Katwa

By Stephanie SoucherayThe Ministry of Health of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) recorded 13 more new...

East Africa: Mauritius Hosts 17th Colloquium On HIV/Aids Indian Ocean

press release The 17th Colloquium on HIV/AIDS Indian Ocean, an annual event aimed at reinforcing HIV/AIDS-related partnerships amongst...

Angola With Nearly 27,000 Pregnant Women HIV Positive

Luanda — Nearly 27,000 pregnant women, out of 310,000 living with HIV in Angola, are HIV-positive, according to...

Angola: Embassy Recognizes Difficulties for Students and Patients in Portugal

Lisbon — The Angolan ambassador to Portugal, Carlos Alberto Saraiva de Carvalho Fonseca, said in Lisbon that there...

Angola: Cholera Claims Fifteen Lives in Ten Months in Uíge

Uíge — At least fifteen people died from cholera in Uíge province in the last ten months from...

Tanzania: Domestic Resources Needed in Fighting Malaria – Who

By Syriacus BuguziDar es Salaam — A new report on malaria which was released yesterday came along with...

Namibia Makes Strides in Tackling Malaria

By Melissa BritzThe Namibian government and its health partners seem to be at the forefront of the battle...

Congo-Kinshasa: Gov’t Declares New Ebola Outbreak

On 1 August 2018, the Ministry of Health of the Democratic Republic of the Congo declared a new...

Namibia: Southern African Anglican Faith Leaders Mobilize Distribution of 26,000 Mosquito Nets to Eliminate Malaria in Rural Namibia

press release J.C. Flowers Foundation, which is working toward eliminating malaria in southern Africa, has joined forces with...

Kenya: Nairobi Is the ‘Hub’ of Unlicensed Clinics, New Report Reveals

By Collins OmuloThe county has 2,315 private clinics, out of which at least 800 or 34 percent of...

Rwanda: Rwf400 Million Mushroom Project to Tackle Malnutrition

By Régis UmurengeziKigali Farms Ltd, a mushroom growing company based in Musanze District, has unveiled a mushroom village...

Zimbabwe: First Lady Donates Mattresses, Groceries

Photo: The Herald First Lady Auxillia Mnangagwa (file photo). By Tendai RupapaFirst Lady Auxilia Mnangagwa through her Angel...

Zimbabwe: HIV Positive Cleric Blasts Aids Cure Prophets

Photo: New Zimbabwe Reverend Maxwell Kapachawo, leader of he Abandoned Grace Ministries, was one of the first local...

Mozambique: Levels of Chronic Malnutrition Remain High

Maputo — The Deputy Vice-Chancellor of Maputo's Eduardo Mondlane University (UEM), Amalia Uamusse, said on Tuesday that although...

Nigeria: Acute Malnutrition Still At Alert Levels Since 2014 – NBS

By James EmejoAbuja — Despite several interventions by the government to improve nutrition and healthcare delivery in the...

One On One With Trainer And Bodybuilder, Mdu Green

Name: Mduduzi Nicholas GreenAge: 35 Height: 1,72 mCompetition weight: 102 KgCurrent weight: 117 KgCurrent city: New Germany, South AfricaWhere...