Tag: health

Nigeria: Groups Donate Mosquito Nets, Anti-Malaria Drug to Community

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By Ayodeji AkeTo commemorate the 2018 World Malaria Day, Itel Mobile in partnership with Mophet Pharmacy has distributed...

Nigeria: Hadiza Masari Calls for Aggressive Campaigns Against Drug Abuse

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By Martins IfijehThe wife of the Governor of Katsina State, Hadiza Aminu Bello Masari, has called on stakeholders...

Rwanda: Hygiene is the Primary Vaccine Against Child Disease - Minister Gashumba

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By Diane MushimiyimanaThe Minister for Health, Dr Diane Gashumba, has urged members of the public to uphold hygiene,...

Ramadan: Physical Maintenance and Spiritual Growth By Mohseen Patel

Ramadan: Physical Maintenance and Spiritual Growth By Mohseen Patel

How should we train and eat during Ramadan? At this time of the year I’m frequently asked what...

Egypt: PM in Talks Over Medical Tourism, Projects in Petroleum

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Prime Minister Sherif Ismail held on Wednesday 16/5/2018 four meetings with the petroleum and environment ministers, the South...

South Africa: SA Infant Mortality Rate Down to Lowest Level in Nearly 20 Years - Report

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South Africa's infant mortality rate is at its lowest level in almost 20 years, the Institute of Race...

South Africa: Why Do So Many South Africans Die of TB?

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By Ashleigh FurlongListeriosis has killed about 200 people since January last year. In the past six months, the...

African nurses embrace technology in delivering healthcare

African nurses embrace technology in delivering healthcare

Technology is shaping the way Africa is delivering its healthcare. From electronic medical records and patient self-tracking to...

South Africa: East London Has No Budget to Clean Toilets, Says Official

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By Chris GililiResidents of Duncan Village D-Section use buckets to relieve themselves because the communal toilets are blocked....

Zimbabwe: Windfall for Health Workers

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By The HeraldPaidamoyo Chipunza Senior Health Reporter Government has honoured its commitment to pay health workers their dues...

Tanzania: Plan Launched to Dispense HIV Drugs in Centres

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By Sylivester Domasa in DodomaMinister for Health, Community Development, Gender, Elderly and Children, Ms Ummy Mwalimu A NEW...

South Africa: NGO to Take Limpopo Health Dept Back to Court Over Patient Transfers

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The Ndlovu Care Group is accusing the Limpopo Health Department of moving patients without having a proper plan...

Ghana: Fighting HIV/Aids - A Test Case for Ghana Beyond Aid

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opinion / SINCE the Human Immune Virus and the Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome HIV/AIDS, were first reported in...

Ghana: Samira Bawumia Launches 'Safe Delivery Project' to Reduce Maternal and Neo-Natal Mortality

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press release By Rex Mainoo YeboahMrs Samira Bawumia, wife of the Vice President, on Friday, launched a project...

Namibia: Jobless Foreign Nurses 'Stuck' in Namibia

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By Theresia TjihenunaThe non-existence of a nursing council in Namibia is making it impossible for more than 32...

Arthritis: JKUAT Don’s plant medicinal properties discovery honoured

Arthritis: JKUAT Don’s plant medicinal properties discovery honoured

By PATRICK AMUNAVI A Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology (JKUAT) researcher has received honour from the...

4 South African Vegan And Plant Based Fitness Enthusiasts, Showing How It's Done!

4 South African Vegan And Plant Based Fitness Enthusiasts, Showing How It's Done!

The most common question (and protein ‘myth’) that vegans or vegetarians seem to get asked, more so when they...

Tanzania Seeking Investors to Boost Local Drugs Sector

Tanzania Seeking Investors to Boost Local Drugs Sector

Photo: Premium Times Drugs (file photo). By Apolinari TairoTanzania is seeking local and foreign investors to inject capital...

Nigeria: How to Manage Malaria in Pregnancy

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By Itodo Daniel SuleLokoja — Malaria is a major public health problem in Nigeria and contributes to an...

Nigeria: Lagos Begins Free Health Services in Councils Tomorrow

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By Gbenga SalauLagos State Government has said that its yearly free medical expedition programme to offer free treatment...

Namibia: 'Invest More in Education, Health'

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By Tuyeimo HaidulaFOUNDING President Sam Nujoma has urged the government to invest at least 50% of the national...

Zimbabwe: 16 TB/HIV Deaths Reported in Makoni As Govt Trains 40 N'angas to Tame Scourge

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By Nkosana DlaminiAt least 16 people have died of tuberculosis (TB) in Makoni District since January this year...

Tanzania: Let's Improve Nutrition for Expectant Mothers

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For expectant mothers, a nutritious diet regimen is one of the best things for the wellbeing of the...

Namibia: Nurses Should Be Well Read in the Era of Technology

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By Alvine KapitakoWindhoek — In an era of information and communication technologies, it is only reasonable that nurses...

Gambia: NGOs Commence Capacity Building Training for NAFF

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By Kebba Af TourayThe National Nutrition Agency (NaNA) in collaboration with Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and United...

Congo-Kinshasa: WHO Chief Tedros Flies Into DR Congo to Direct Ebola Response

Congo-Kinshasa: WHO Chief Tedros Flies Into DR Congo to Direct Ebola Response

Photo: WHO Responding to the DR Congo's latest Ebola outbreak. The World Health Organization's director-general, Dr Tedros Adhanom...

Nigeria: Pathologists/Lab Scientists' Rivalry - Nigerians Pay With Their Lives!

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By Chioma ObinnaNigeria has continued to battle misdiagnosis occasioned by poor state of medical laboratories. The problem has...

Kenya: Kericho Signs Agreement to Set Up Cancer Centre

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By Silas ApolloPlans by Kericho County government to set up a cancer centre in the region has begun...

Congo-Kinshasa: Ebola in the DRC - How a Global and Local Response Has Been Mobilised

Congo-Kinshasa: Ebola in the DRC - How a Global and Local Response Has Been Mobilised

analysis By Nevashan Govender, National Institute for Communicable DiseasesThe number of confirmed cases of Ebola in the Democratic...

Uganda Intensifies Ebola Screening At DRC Border Posts

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By Daily MonitorUganda has began screening of all travellers from the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), following the...

Africa: Ebola Outbreak - WHO Puts 10 Countries On 'High Alert'

Africa: Ebola Outbreak - WHO Puts 10 Countries On 'High Alert'

Photo: UN (File photo). WHO officials have described the affected area as "one of the most difficult terrains...

Nigeria: Federal Government, U.S. Sign MOU On HIV, Hepatitis B, C Survey

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By Nkechi Onyedika-Ugoeze and Adaku OnyenucheyaAbuja and Lagos — The Federal Government has signed a Memorandum of Understanding...

Tanzania: Region Cites Early Pregnancies, Marriages As Its Major Setbacks

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By Meddy MulisaBukoba — THE Kagera Regional Education Development Officer, Mr Aloys Kamamba has appealed to the area...

Gambia: Malnutrition Should Be Collectively Combated

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Fighting malnutrition is serious business and requires collaborative efforts to ensure a world malnutrition free. In The Gambia,...

Nigeria: Ebola - FAAN Assures Passengers of Safety in Airports

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By Favour Nnabugwu and Luminous JannamikeFollowing the fresh outbreak of the deadly Ebola virus in the Democratic Republic...

Kenya: More Health Workers Deployed at Entry Points to Guard Against Ebola

Kenya: More Health Workers Deployed at Entry Points to Guard Against Ebola

Photo: MSF Ebola treatment center (file photo). By Jemimah MueniNairobi — The Government has deployed 101 health workers...

Nigerian-American Nurse Saved Thousands to Open Medical Clinic, U.S. Customs Seized It At Airport

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Anthonia Nwaorie spent years saving up thousands of dollars to open a medical clinic in Nigeria, where she...

Africa: Congo Ebola Outbreak Met With Rapid Response After West African Crisis

Africa: Congo Ebola Outbreak Met With Rapid Response After West African Crisis

Photo: Luis Encinas/MSF An isolation camp for the 2009 Ebola patients in DR Congo By Nellie PeytonDakar —...

Nigeria: No Sharp Practices in Ogun School Feeding Programmes - Monitoring Groups

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By Daud OlatunjiAbeokuta — THE Ogun State Government has been given a clean bill of health on the...

Zimbabwe: As Teenagers Die, Zimbabwean Lawmakers Call for Abortion Reform

Zimbabwe: As Teenagers Die, Zimbabwean Lawmakers Call for Abortion Reform

By Marko PhiriBulawayo — Although the law allows for abortion in cases such as rape, red tape makes...