Health

Kenya: Meru Counters Clinical Officers’ Strike Threat With Big Promises

By David MuchuiMeru County has pledged to promote clinical officers, equip level four hospitals and address human resource...

Kenya: Man Arrested for Denying His Children Education, Medication

By Fadhili FredrickA man has been arrested in Kwale for denying his children education and medical care on...

Nigeria: ‘2.6 Million Children Suffer Severe Acute Malnutrition’

By Ankeli EmmanuelThe International Society of Media in Public Health (ISMPH) in collaboration with other relevant civil society...

South Africa: #tipsfortito – a Small Change to Tax Could Net the Country 17.1-Billion – – & Save Lives

By Savera Kalideen, Kirsten Van Der ZeeThe illegal cigarette trade shouldn't stop us from hiking tobacco taxes. Read...

Uganda: Stray Dogs Stop Buwama Medicals Workers From Night Duties

By Sadat MbogoMpigi — Health workers on night shifts at Buwama Health Centre III, in Mpigi District are...

Kenya: Infants Sharing Incubators at Kiambu Hospital

By Eric WainainaUp to three infants share an incubator at the Kiambu Level Five Hospital. The situation at...

Nigeria Off Track to Meet Under-5 Malnutrition, Exclusive Breastfeeding Targets

By Sola OgundipeNigeria is not on track to meet the targets for the reduction of moderate and severe...

Tanzania: Pupil Pregnancy Raises Concern in Rukwa Region

By Peti Siyame in SumbawangaAS the government strives to keep female students in schools, an appalling trend is...

South Sudan: WHO Provides Lifesaving Health Care Services to Displaced Populations and Host Communities in 22 Locations in South Sudan

Juba — To increase access and strengthen the capacity of emergency lifesaving health care services focusing on outbreak...

Nigeria: Health Workers At FTH Gombe Protest Over Alleged Bias

Nurses and other health workers under the auspices of the Joint Health Sector Unions (JOHESU) at the Federal...