Tag: health

Nigeria: Sickle Cell – 300 People Receive Free Genotype Test in Sokoto

By Abubakar AuwalSokoto — Three hundred people in Sokoto have received free counseling for genotype- free commemoration of...

Africa: After ECHO, Let’s Find Out Why Women Are Not Using Barrier Methods

Photo: Sethekele Ncube/allAfrica A panel presents the findings of the Echo study - the product of a three-year...

Kenya: Patient With Ebola-Like Symptoms Quarantined in Kericho, Lab Results Due Tuesday

Photo: Gaitano Pessa/Daily Nation Travelers are screened for the Ebola virus before getting into Kenya at the Busia...

Botswana: Fighting NCDs Priority – allAfrica.com

By Keonee KealebogaGaborone — Non-Communicable Diseases (NCDs) are a major health threat to the nation, hence they have...

Africa: New WHO Scorecard Shows Poor Progress of the Viral Hepatitis Response in the African Region

A new scorecard – the first to examine hepatitis prevalence and response in the World Health Organization (WHO)...

Malawi: Maternal Mortality Deaths Alarm Clinician

By Nyasa Times ReporterA clinician at Chikwawa district hospital says the institution is alarmed with the death of...

Malawi: Kamuzu Central Hospital Ct Scan Down for 10 Months

By Owen KhamulaMain public referral hospital for the centre, Kamuzu central hospital vital machine for scanning, CT scan...

Botswana: Illegal Abortions in Francistown Worries Medical Officer

By Keneilwe RamphothoFrancistown — Authorities in Francistown are worried by prevalence of illegal termination of pregnancies. Itekeng clinic...

Botswana: Health Ministry Changes Broadhurst Clinic Operation Hours

By BopaGaborone — Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Health and Wellness, Ms Ruth Maphorisa, says Broadhurst 3...

Africa Needs $98 Million to Contain Ebola Next Month, Says WHO

By Chukwuma MuanyaThe World Health Organisation (WHO) has disclosed that $98 million (N35.28 billion) is needed to contain...

Tanzania: Public Put On Ebola Alert

By Lydia ShekighendaThe government has warned members of the public to be on the alert following an Ebola...

A Look At The Xiaomi Mi Band 3 Smart Watch & Activity Tracker

If you are looking for an affordable fitness tracker that covers all the basics when it comes to...

Somalia: Amisom Holds Blood Donation Drive to Mark World Blood Donor Day

Ugandan solideirs serving under the African Union Mision in Somalia (MISOM) donate blood at AMISOM sector one headquarters...

Angola Needs 300,000 Blood Donors

Luanda — The national blood bank needs 300,000 voluntary donors to assist the health units, said Friday in...

Vegan Bodybuilder Nimai Delgado Motivation And Chest Workout!

The biggest question vegans or vegetarians get is, “Where do you get your protein from?”. Well now imagine...

Africa: WHO Tests Preparedness for Disease Outbreak

By Elizabeth MerabIf the worst were to happen, and a disease outbreak were to occur on your doorstep,...

South Sudan: From 8 to 700 Midwives in 8 Years, South Sudan Is Making Huge Strides in Saving Mothers’ Lives, With UNFPA Support

With only eight midwives and the highest maternal death rate in the world at the time of independence...

South Africa: Deputy President Mabuza – Closing of 9th South African National Aids Conference

press release Address by Deputy President Mabuza at the Closing Plenary of the 9th South African National Aids...

Uganda: WHO Emergency Panel Meets On Ebola After Uganda Deaths

The World Health Organization emergency committee will decide Friday whether to declare a raging Ebola epidemic an international...

Gambia: GPA Donates Drugs to Mile II Prison Clinic

By Louise JobeThe Gambia Ports Authority (GPA), has on Wednesday June 12th 2019 presented medical items to the...

South Africa: Leveraging On Technology to End the HIV-Aids Epidemic

The use of innovation and technology has been punted as the key tool to end the scourge of...

Africa: Still Wrong – Malaria Doesn’t Kill a Child Every 30 Seconds in Africa

An old claim about the number of child deaths in Africa from malaria has surfaced again. "According to...

Ghana: Roadmap for Attainment of UBC to Be Ready Soon – Deputy Health Minister

By Cliff EkefulGovernment is in the process of finalising a roadmap on healthcare delivery in the country, Deputy...

Kenya: Words to Describe Distress Differ Across the World. What We Found in Kenya

analysis Clinical medicine defines psychiatric diagnoses according to internationally negotiated categories and symptoms. These classifications have produced a...

South Africa: Academics Key to Mental Health Interventions

The University of Cape Town's student delegate to the recent Worldwide Universities Network (WUN) Conference in Ireland, Sarina...

South Africa: SA ‘Falling Short’ On HIV Prevention Goals

South Africa's struggle to meet its HIV treatment coverage goals, combined with strong evidence of reduced condom use,...

Liberia: Amb. Ajisomo Underscores Importance of School Feeding Program

By David A. Yates-- Says it makes child education attractive, desirable Ambassador Babatunde Olanrewaju Ajisomo, Special Representative of...

Liberia: Health Workers Build Ferry to Reach Stranded Communities

By Joaquin M. SendoloMen pushing a new ferry into the Yarr River Yarr River, a geographical barrier splitting...

Gambia Standards Bureau Inaugurate Development of Bread Standards

By Ndey SoweThe Gambia Standards Bureau on Wednesday 12th June 2019, held an inaugural meeting of the Technical...

Gambia: Health Minister Responds to NAMs Regarding the Illegal Sale of Drugs

By AWA B. BahThe new Minister of Health Dr. Ahmad Lamin Samateh, on Tuesday June 11th 2019 appeared...

South Africa: The Three Big Studies Pushing At the Frontiers of HIV Prevention

analysis There are an estimated 5000 new HIV transmissions every day. Around 70% of the 37 million people...

Kenya: Do Not Allow Reversal of Anti-HIV Gains

HIV is no longer seen as the dreaded epidemic and global health threat it still is. Source link...

Nigeria: How Personnel Shortage, ‘Internal Brain Drain’ Threaten Primary Healthcare in Niger

By Ebuka OnyejiPrimary healthcare centres in Niger State are acutely in need of doctors and midwives thereby putting...

South African study finds no difference in HIV risk among implant users

A pivotal clinical trial to address a long-standing question about the relationship between hormonal contraceptive use and the...

South Africa: HIV Project in Eshowe Reaches 90-90-90 Target One Year Ahead of 2020 Deadline

press release Ahead of the SA AIDS Conference which take place from 11-14 June 2019, in Durban, Kwa...

South Africa: Deputy President David Mabuza Delivers Closing Address At 9th South African Aids Conference in Durban

Photo: SA Aids Banner image promoting the SA AIDS Conference. press release Deputy President David Mabuza will tomorrow,...

Africa: After Echo – ‘Why the Study Results Scare Me’

Photo: Sethekele Ncube/allAfrica A panel presents the findings of the Echo study - the product of a three-year...

Africa: Breaking – Study Confirms This Popular Birth Control Does Not Increase Your HIV Risk

Photo: Sethekele Ncube/allAfrica A panel presents the findings of the Echo study - the product of a three-year...

Africa: Three of the Most Used Contraceptives Don’t Increase HIV Risk – ECHO Study

Photo: Sethekele Ncube/allAfrica A panel presents the findings of the Echo study - the product of a three-year...

South Africa: Health Workers Sit in At PE Clinic Following Attack On Nurse

By Joseph ChirumeNurses at Motherwell Healthcare Centre in Port Elizabeth have staged a sit-in since Monday. They are...