Health

Seychelles: ‘Don’t Waste, Eat!’ Programme Delivers 200 Kg of Food to 35 Families in Seychelles

Over 200 kg of food was distributed to around 35 families in the Seychelles' eastern Mahe district of...

Mozambique: Treating HIV In The Cyclone-Devastated City of Beira

Photo: Pablo Garrigos/MSF A consultation with an HIV-positive patient, the first day of the full re-opening of MSF’s...

Mauritius: Promoting Cycling for Health, Environment Protection and Road Safety

All were set for the members of the public present at Roche Bois Youth Centre to start the...

Nigeria: New Technology Enables Large-Scale Production of Artemisinin for Malaria

Chinese researchers have developed a new technology to produce artemisinin, the top choice for malaria treatment, on a...

Kenya: Report Reveals Sorry State of Affairs in Referral Hospitals

By David MwereThe four national referral hospitals in the country are in a sorry state and the quality...

Kenya: Report – Shalom Hospital Flouted Patient Care Procedures

By Verah OkeyoShalom Hospital, the facility in which a seven-month old bay died due to an overdose of...

Mozambique: Update On MSF Emergency Response to Cyclones Idai and Kenneth – Mozambique

press release In early March, a storm cell brought heavy rains to Malawi before heading out to sea...

Malawi: Amref Secures Funds Towards Emergency Response

By Catherine ChimoyoChikwawa — Concerned by the March devastating floods and the impact of Idai in some parts...

Tanzania: Region Gets 10bn/ – to Address HIV/Aids On Increase

By Pius Rugonzibwa in MwanzaMWANZA Region has received 10bn/- for intensification of massive HIV/AIDS interventions with researches further...

South Africa: Get Real Help, Real Fast, Right Now

Operating from 59 branches across South Africa, ER24 is bringing expertise you can trust directly to your neighbourhood,...

Mozambique: Cyclones Fuel HIV Spread in Mozambique

By Arimando DomingosMaputo — SUCCESSIVE cyclones that have destroyed health infrastructure have left thousands of individuals living with...

Mozambique: Malaria Killed 360 People Between January and April in Mozambique

Photo: Isdell:Flowers Cross Border Malaria Initiative (file photo). Malaria remains the leading cause of death in Mozambique, between...

South Sudan: The U.S. Ambassador to Juba and Minister of Health Visit Ebola Vaccination Site

Photo: MSF No object that can not be chlorinated can exit the high risk zone. Dona Ebola treatment...

Africa: Supreme Audit Institutions in Africa Would Welcome an Opportunity to Start or Expand Their Involvement in Auditing Global Fund Grants

analysis By Djesika AmendahAidspan organized a roundtable on "Audit of Global Fund Grants by SAIs (Supreme Audit Institutions)...

Namibia: 4 Suspected Congo Fever Cases

By Okeri NgutjinazoFOUR more people from different parts of the country are suspected to have Crimean Congo haemorrhagic...

Strengthening health systems to better fight infectious diseases in Africa

The WHO reports that 13 million people die from infectious diseases each year. In some countries, one in...

A Comparison Of Free Weights Vs Resistance Bands to Build Muscle By James Grage

James Grage is a fitness expert that trains exclusively with resistance bands and in this video he does...

African Forest Forum to mark 10 years

By Adelyn Wangusi The African Forest Forum (AFF) is commemorating a decade of its work on African forestry in Nairobi,...

Running Out Of Energy Often? A Few Ways to Boost Your Energy Levels

You often find yourself tired and sluggish by mid-afternoon. You struggle to keep yourself going. Fatigue gets to...

Nigeria: Use of Chemicals for Ripening – Commission Urges Consumers to Examine Fruits Before Purchase

The Federal Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (FCCPC) has advised consumers to examine fruits carefully before purchase. According...

Zimbabwe: Number of Women Dying During Child Birth a National Disaster – Official

By Robert TapfumaneyiZIMBABWE's current economic problems have resulted in more women dying during childbirth, a senior government official...

Ghana: GHS – Sign Language Interpreters Needed in Hospitals

By Claude Nyarko AdamsThe Ministry of Health has directed the Ghana Health Service (GHS) to recruit sign language...

Gambia: ‘Ozone Layer Depletion Threat to Human Health, Environment’ Governor Dampha

By Sheikh Alkinky SanyangThe Governor of the North Bank Region (NBR), has tasked regional refrigeration and air condition...

Central African Republic: MSF Reaches Town Cut Off By Violence in Central African Republic

press release Over the last six years, Central African Republic (CAR) has endured peaks of intense violence that...

Chad: ‘The Measles Epidemic Declared in May 2018 Is Still Not Under Control’

press release New York — MSF steps up its measles vaccination and medical response as year-long outbreak increases...

Mozambique: Treating HIV in the Cyclone-Devastated City of Beira – Mozambique

analysis When Cyclone Idai struck the port city of Beira in Mozambique on 15 March, it damaged or...

Uganda: Minister, Official Clash Over Vaccination Fees

By Wilson KutambaRakai — State minister for Animal Husbandry Joy Kabatsi has clashed with Rakai District veterinary officer...

Libya – Ongoing Fighting Endangers Detained Migrants and Refugees

Photo: Tarik Argaz/UNHCR Refugees and asylum-seekers are processed at Tripoli International Airport before an emergency evacuation flight to...

Kenya: Samburu County Referral Hospital Runs Out of TB Drugs

By Johnson KetiPatients suffering from tuberculosis (TB) in Maralal town, Samburu County are now living in fear due...

Angola: Lunda Sul – Journalists Told to Get Involved in Fight Against Measles

Saurimo — The State Secretary for Media Celso Malavoloneke urged Journalists on Thursday to assist the authorities in...

Nigeria: Fifth United Nations Global Road Safety Week – Nigerian Government Re-Commits to Road Safety

Abuja, 06 May 2019 - Nigeria joined the rest of the world to commemorate the Fifth United Nations...

Rwanda: Experts Call for National Strategy on Mental Health and Healing

By Nasra BishumbaA two-day National Trauma Symposium ended yesterday with different stakeholders calling on the Government to put...

Kenya: Women Can’t Understand How Markle Is Looking Glam Hours After Childbirth

By Sylvania AmbaniDuchess of Sussex Meghan Markle has left many women speechless with her glamorous looks while addressing...

Nigerian-German Mother Seeks Life-Saving Stem Cell Transplant Donor

By Ayodamola OwoseyeA Nigerian-German mother of two is hoping for a miracle as she searches for a stem...

Swaziland: Immunisation Heroes Honoured to Mark African Vaccination Week (Avw) in Eswatini

The Kingdom of Eswatini honoured individuals and institutions, referred to as immunisation heroes who have immensely contributed towards...

Africa: Global Fund Partners With Pharmaccess to Accelerate Universal Health Coverage in Africa

Amsterdam — The Global Fund today announced a partnership agreement with PharmAccess Foundation to support African countries accelerate...

Kenya: DPP Drops Charges Against Importer, 4 People in ‘Mercury Fertiliser’ Case

By Sam KiplagatThe Director of Public Prosecutions Mr Noordin Haji has withdrawn criminal charges against four people and...

Mozambique: Fostering Partnerships for Health – WHO and Key Partners Conduct a Joint Field Visit to Beira

Following the invitation from the World Health Organization representative in Mozambique, Dra Djamila Cabral, key partners arrived in...

Malawi: Farmers Union Engages in Nutrition Project in Ntchisi

By Pauline KaudeNtchisi — Farmers Union (FUM) with support from Japan Social Development Fund through the World Bank...

Libya: More Than Medicine: a Look At Mental Health Needs in Detention

opinion By Sandra Miller, Former MSF Nurse Activity Manager in TripoliBelow the gloomy sky of Tripoli's Janzour neighbourhood,...