Tag: health

Botswana: Shakawe Hospital Construction On-Going

By Kabo KeaketsweShakawe — President Lt Gen. Dr Seretse Khama Ian Khama launched the P309 million 70- bed...

Botswana: Ghanzi Launches Prayer Month

By Mothusi GalekhutleGhanzi — Government efforts in combating HIV and AIDS should be commended, says head of Ghanzi...

Botswana: ZCM Donates to Hospital

By Goratileone KgwaduBobonong — The Zion Church of Messiah (ZCM) on Saturday donated hampers to Bobonong Primary Hospital....

Sudan: Malaria Spreading in Flood-Stricken West Darfur

Murnei Camp — The spread of malaria following heavy rains and floods has affected almost every family in...

Tanzania: Of 'Health Tourism' and Our Priorities

South Africa's Health minister Aaron Motsoaledi criticized the continent's leaders for seeking medical attention in other continents but...

Nigeria Among Three Nations Still Plagued By Polio – Ogunbadejo

By Yinka AjayiThe Governor of Rotary District 9110, Lagos and Ogun States, Dr. Adewale Ogunbadejo, says Nigeria remains...

Africa: WHO Director General Says Political Will Is Needed to Transform African Health Systems

interview By Privilege MusvanhiriWHO Director General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus says universal health coverage is his ultimate priority -...

Kenyans fear proposed Trump’s USAID cuts could threaten elephants, rangers

If Congress okays Trump’s USAID cuts, Kenyans worry that the only wildlife forensics lab in East Africa could...

Liberia: Carter Center Donates to Phebe Hospital School of Nursing

Phebe — The Carter Center Liberia Mental Health Program has donated a vehicle worth over US$43,000 and several...

Africa: Malaria Rapid Diagnostics Fuel Overuse of Antibiotics

Nairobi — Malaria rapid diagnostic tests (mRDTs) introduced to improve the use of antimalarials may have unintended negative...

Angola: Zaire – Ophthalmologic Centre Holds Surgical Interventions Session

Mbanza Kongo — A cataracts surgical interventions session will take place on 09-13 October in the Ophthalmologic Centre...

Malawi Health Equity Network Blame Death of Expectant Teenager At Thyolo Hospital to ‘Drunk’ Medic

By Alfred ChauwaMalawi Health Equity Network (MEHN) has condemned the unethical behaviour of a clinical officer at Thyolo...

Angola: Government Invests Over Seven Million U.S. Dollars in Hospitals

Luanda — At least 7.9 US dollars is the global value that the Angolan Government will invest in...

Liberia: Eating Our Way to the Grave – the Obesity Epidemic in Liberia

Photo: Daily Nation Excess pounds can increase your risk of cardiovascular disease opinion By Jane SandwoodIn 2010 the...

Somalia: Acute Malnutrition On Steady Rise in Somaliland Amid Aid Delays

press release The UN's Food Security and Analysis Unit in Somalia latest data on the food security situation...

Kenya: Kitui to Hire More Nurses After Governor Ngilu Gets Donor Aid

By Kitavi MutuaSome 60 closed health facilities in Kitui County will now resume services after Governor Charity Ngilu...

Africa: Phones, Drones Transforming Healthcare in Africa

In the developing world, basic healthcare is often a challenge -- let alone expensive medical screening or tests...

Zimbabwe: Man Infects Juvenile With HIV

By Sheillah MapaniA Harare man, who allegedly raped and infected a juvenile with HIV, was yesterday hauled before...

Sudan: Cholera Deaths, New Infections Within South Darfur Families

Kalma / Kass / Sennar / East Jebel Marra — The cholera epidemic continues to claim victims across...

Tanzania: NHIF Accuses Health Facilities of Fraud

Photo: The Citizen National Health Insurance Fund Director General Bernard Konga By Valentine OforoDodoma — The National Health...

Uganda: HIV Infection Soars in 11 Districts

By Stephen WanderaKampala — New cases of HIV infections are on the rise in eastern region, a trend...

Zimbabwe: Doctors, Health Workers, Ambulances Ready for Mugabe Rally After Poisoning Incident

President Robert Mugabe's Zanu-PF party says doctors, health workers and ambulances will be on stand-by to attend to...

Namibia: 4,000 Zim Nurses Face the Axe As the Law Changes

Photo: The Herald (File photo). Zimbabwean health workers currently working in Namibia are at risk of losing their...

Nigeria: Seven Million Nigerians Have Mental Related Ailments, Says Expert

By Victor OgunjeAdo Ekiti — A prominent medical consultant and Chairman of the Society of Family Physicians of...

Nigeria: Kogi Doctors Reject 50% Salary Payment

The Nigerian Medical Association, NMA, in Kogi on Thursday rejected the payment of 50 per cent salary to...

Liberia: One-Week Free Eye Care At JFK

A visiting American ophthalmologist (eye doctor), Dr. Snow Slade, is on his fourth day of a one-week free...

Mauritius: Allied Health Professionals Council Act to Come Into Operation Shortly

press release The Allied Health Professionals Council Act would be proclaimed to come into operation on 01 September...

Angola: Namibe – TB Kills More Than 90 People in First Half of 2017

Moçâmedes — Ninety-one people died in the first half of 2017 in south-west Namibe province, victim of tuberculosis....

Angola: Huíla Bets On Preventing Mother-to-Child Transmission of HIV

Lubango — Health sector in southern Huila province has pledged to preventing mother-to-child transmission of HIV with the...

Namibia: Health Not Renewing Foreigners’ Contracts

By Sakeus IikelaTHE health ministry's permanent secretary, Andreas Mwoombola, yesterday said they will not appoint nor extend the...

South Africa: Minister Senzeni Zokwana – Media Briefing On Avian Influenza

document Minister Senzeni Zokwana briefing the media on Avian Influenza Members of the Media, good afternoon The economic...

Uganda: HIV Now On Decline in Uganda

By Everlyn LirriUganda's HIV prevalence has declined to six per cent from 7.3 per cent in 2011, preliminary...

Liberia: Phebe Hospital Gets Equipment

The Phebe Hospital, one of Liberia's oldest medical centers, has received a boost in its health service delivery...

Nigeria: PSN Commends Buhari On Health Reforms

By Chukwuma MuanyaPharmacists under the aegis of the Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria (PSN) have lauded the return of...

Namibia: Special Eyewear for Albinism Sufferers to Be Acquired and Distributed Nationwide

The Albinism Sufferers Requiring Assistance (SINASRA) organisation will acquire and distribute special telescopic spectacles and sunglasses to the...

Africa: Trump’s HIV Aid Cuts Could Cost 9 Mln Life Years Lost in S. Africa, Ivory Coast

By Sebastien MaloNew York — Trump's proposed budget envisions cuts to the AIDS relief programme which supports treatment,...

Namibia: Long-Overdue GMO Testing Laboratory to Be Established

The National Commission on Research, Science and Technology (NCRST) is in the process of establishing a Biotechnology and...

Back And Abs Training With Fitness Bikini Champ, Roxy Amas

Name: Roxy AmasAge: 29Height: 1.59 m     Favourite exercises to target the back for width? Lat pull downs or Full...

Africa: World Health Organization Blames Africa’s Health Care Inequality On Lack of Political Will

By Privilege MusvanhiriWith many African leaders seeking healthcare abroad, the WHO's Director General, Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, is calling...

Nigeria: Why Nigerian Hospital Workers Are Unpaid for 20 Months – Medical Director

By Josiah OluwoleThe Federal Medical Centre, Owo, has explained why hundreds of outsourced employees of the hospital remained...