Health

Libya – MSF Calls Out French President Macron Over Hypocritical Migration Policies

press release In the wake of French President Emmanuel Macron outlining his vision for Europe, MSF Head of...

Mozambique: First Impressions of the Devastation After Cyclone Idai in Mozambique

Photo: Josh Estey/CARE Beira in Sofala Province, central Mozambique where Cyclone Idai made landfall. press release In the...

Botswana: Another Bizarre Sickness Hits Werda Primary School

By Calviniah KgautlheWerda — A team of six medical doctors has been dispatched to Werda Primary School in...

Nigeria: Avon HMO Partners Lagos On Healthcare

The Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer of Avon Healthcare Limited, a Health Maintenance Company (HMO), Adesimbo Ukiri, has commended...

Africa-Asia Partner to Improve Healthcare

If Africa and Asia are to reap the benefits of having a youthful population and improve their economies,...

Kenya: No Pay Increase for Nurses as Talks End

By Angela OketchThe month-long conciliation talks between nurses and their employers have not borne any fruit, the Nation...

Nigeria: Why Nigerian Govt Cannot Fund Citizens Health Needs – Official

By Ayodamola OwoseyeNigeria must explore other sources outside the budget to effectively finance its health sector, the Director-General,...

Michael Jai White With A Few Martial Arts Tips On Kicking

Michael Jai White has the body, the flexibility, and the speed all in one, so who better to...

Africa: Mosquito-Killing Drug Offers New Tool for Fighting Malaria

By Nellie PeytonDakar — A mosquito-killing drug tested in Burkina Faso reduced malaria cases by a fifth among...

Liberia: Senate Pledges ‘To Pay More Attention to Health’ Thru Nat’l Budget, Oversight

President Pro Tempore of the Senate, Albert T. Chie (far right) along with other senators, pays tribute to...

Liberia: 20 Journalism Students Trained in Mental Health Reporting

By Webmaster AdminThe Mental Health Reporters' Network, with support from The Carter Center (TCC) Mental Health Program in...

South Africa: Dr Motsepe to Address Health Conference

Dr Tshepo Motsepe, spouse of President Cyril Ramaphosa, will today address the Africa-Asia Partnerships in Health and Healthcare...

Zambia: ‘Teen Mothers Dominate Gwembe Health Centres’

By Nchimunya NalumpaAbout 37 out of every group of 100 pregnant women accessing health facilities in Gwembe of...

Uganda: Doctors Opposed to Lubowa Hospital Project

By Justus Lyatuu & Aaron Gad OrenaUgandan doctors have expressed dismay at government's move to offer support to...

Namibia: Impounded Pills Are Antibiotics for HIV Patients

By Adam Hartman and Ndanki KahiurikaHealth executive director Ben Nangombe last week said the drugs that were impounded...

Uganda: TB Infections Hit 90,000 a Year, Overtake HIV Rates

By Franklin DrakuKampala — A new national survey shows that 89,000 Ugandans get infected with tuberculosis (TB) every...

Kenya: Alarm Over Number of Murang’a Youth With Mental Illnesses

By Ndung'u GachaneThe number of young people being admitted to the Murang'a County Referral Hospital has been steadily...

Nigeria: 6,000 Children Risk Contracting HIV in Kaduna State in 2019 – UNICEF

Photo: VOA Kaduna State. The United Nations International Children's Emergency Fund (UNICEF) says that 6,000 newborns in Kaduna...

South Africa: Amakhosi to Help Fight TB Infections

Government's efforts to halt the spread of Tuberculosis will receive a major shot in the arm in the...

Namibia: Customs Still Hold Onto ARVs

By ADAM HARTMAN and NDANKI KAHIURIKATHE fate of the antiretroviral drugs (ARVs) confiscated by customs in September last...

Lesotho – Male Councillor Campaigns for Safe Abortion

"Our girls' future, health and safe life is in our hands and knowledge is power," says Councilor Mohlomi...

South Africa: Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries Gives Update On Foot and Mouth Disease On 14 March 2019

press release On 07 January this year the Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries confirmed and reported an...

Gambia: Health Minister Warns Staff Against Operating Private Pharmacies

By Yusupha JobeThe minister of Health and Social Welfare has warned against the operation of private pharmacies by...

Africa: This Is What It’s Like to Give Birth in the World’s Most Dangerous Country for Moms

By Emanuela ZuccalàWhen a river and several hours of dirt roads stand between you & the nearest hospital,...

Liberia: Afcon 2019 – Liberia Wants Match Venue Changed Over Ebola Fear

By Anthony KokoiThe Liberia Football Association (LFA) has written the Confederation of African Football (CAF), requesting the change...

Turning a ‘tragic plastic’ problem into a nation building solution

Don Thompson, the CEO of The Center of Regenerative Design and Collaboration (CRDC) plans to turn all South...

Ghanaian female scientist receives international award for research

Dr Priscilla Mante from Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Ghana has been named one of the...

Nigeria: Decline in TB Rates to Persist As Foreign Investors Trigger 575% Oversubscription

By Babajide KomolafeThe steady decline in interest rates on treasury bills, TBs, offer in the primary market since...

Nigeria: PEP – the HIV ‘Prevention Drug’ Many Nigerians Don’t Know About

By Nike AdebowaleAs the reporter walks towards the 'heart to heart' centre at Wuse District Hospital, she thinks:...

Zimbabwe: Macheso, Jah Prayzah Join Relief Efforts for Cyclone Idai

Following the disaster that struck some parts of the country due to the ravaging Cyclone Idai, musicians have...

Africa: UN Warns of Millions of Premature Deaths By 2050 Due to Environmental Damage

By Nita BhallaNairobi — Environmental damage caused by man-made activities is having a devastating toll on human health,...

Ike Catcher Who Is A 6’9″ ft Tall Calisthenic Bodybuilder Takes Us Through A Muscle Beach Workout!

Ike catcher is a 6’9″ ft tall calisthenic bodybuilder and is pretty agile for a guy of such...

Africa: Shorter, Safe Treatment of TB in People With HIV Found

By Stephanie AchiengCo-administering a drug for treating HIV called dolutegravir with two common TB medicines can safely shorten...

Nigeria: Over 2 Million Nigerian Children Receive Treatment Against Parasitic Worms

"My son had blood in his urine for almost a year and I didn't know what to do,"...

Nigeria: Foundation Seeks Awareness, Funds for Kidney Disease Treatment

By Stanley AkpunonuThe Kidney Foundation for Africa has intensified call for more awareness and funds to help cater...

Malawi: Good Vision Glasses Promotes Optical Care Services

By Daniel NamwiniLilongwe — As one way of providing visual basic care in the country, a Lilongwe based...

South Africa: Quack Claims About Oxygen Treatment Are Dangerous

By Natasha BolognesiIf you go scuba-diving and come up to the surface too fast, you might need Hyperbaric...

Madagascar: In Madagascar, 1,100 Measles Deaths Are More About Money Than ‘Vaccine Hesitancy’

By Lova RabaryAntananarivo — In a healthcare centre in the Madagascan capital of Antananarivo nine-year-old Faneva inches his...

Nigeria: Akwa Ibom Ranks Highest in HIV Prevalence Rate in Nigeria

By Nike AdebowaleThe Nigerian HIV/AIDs Indicator and Impact Survey (NAIIS) has shown that Akwa Ibom has the highest...