Tag: health

Angola: HIV On the Rise in Angola

Luanda — The Hiv/Aids pandemic in Angola is spreading vertiginously, mainly in the provinces of Luanda, Lunda Norte,...

Malawi: Mangochi District Council Embraces Ndisakanizeni

By Kondwani MagomboMangochi — Mangochi District Council has described Ndisakanizeni, the new micronutrient powder (MNP) introduced by government...

Africa: Foreword to the World Malaria Report 2017

document By Tedros Adhanom GhebreyesusFor many years, the global response to malaria was considered one of the world's...

Tanzania: Stakeholders Urged to Invest On HIV Prevention

Photo: Daily News Stakeholders urged to invest on HIV prevention. By Fatma AbduPRIME Minister, Mr Kassim Majaliwa, has...

Indian Actor, Martial Artist, Dancer, Tiger Shroff Motivation!

Jai Hemant ‘Tiger’ Shroff is an Indian film actor and martial artist, holding a fifth degree black belt in...

Zambia: Post-Road Crash Emergency Gets Boost

By Stephen KapmbweRoad traffic accidents are Zambia's third-highest cause of death after malaria and HIV/AIDS, claiming an annual...

South Africa Still Has Four Critical Gaps to Fill Before It Sees the End of Aids

analysis By Tendesayi Kufa-Chakezha, National Institute for Communicable DiseasesSouth Africa has the largest number of people living with...

Malawi: Communities in Mwanza Tipped On Nutritious Foods

By Brian WasiliBlantyre — Communities form Group Village Head (GVH) Kasuza in traditional Authority (T.A.) Nthache in Mwanza...

Home Made Chocolate With Coconut Oil! Chocolate Recipe

Did you know you can make your own chocolate with only 3 main ingredients? Well yes, you sure...

Kenya launches Agency to Regulate Veterinary Medicines

  A new agency to oversee the regulation of all veterinary medicinal products in Kenya has officially been...

Uganda: Doctors Suspend Strike After Govt Commitment

Photo: The Independent Mulago is one of the hospitals hit by a doctors' strike. By UrnThe Uganda Medical...

Tanzania: How Drones Are Being Used in Zanzibar’s Fight Against Malaria

analysis By Andy Hardy, Aberystwyth UniversityOn a typically hot and humid July day in Stonetown, the capital of...

Africa: Three Decades On, Stigma Still Stymies HIV Prevention and Treatment

analysis By Linda-Gail Bekker, University of Cape TownThere have been great strides and many important victories in the...

Gear Up Your Energy to Deal With the Festive Season!

We all count down the days to the end of the year when we get to take some...

South Africa: ‘Why Did You Chuck Patients Out?’ – Manamela Grilled At Hearing

Suspended Gauteng director of mental health Dr Makgabo Manamela went head to head with Justice Dikgang Moseneke during...

Angola: Over 1 000 Angolans Dead in Worst Malaria Outbreak

By Nando Afonso in Luanda, AngolaLuanda — MORE than 1 200 people have died of malaria since the...

Ethiopia: Call for Embracing Biotechnology to Meet Growing Nutritional Demand

By Desta GebrehiwotSub-Saharan countries urged to embrace biotechnology to ensure food security as their population poised to grow...

Nigeria:Why HIV, Malaria, TB Are ‘Untreatable,’ – WHO

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has raised fresh alarm that malaria, Human Immuno-deficiency Virus (HIV) and tuberculosis (TB)...

Africa: Manage Climate Risks or Face Much More Hunger By 2050 – UN

By Laurie GoeringBonn — Different regions, countries and types of farmers face very different threats - and understanding...

Africa: Nearly 21 Million People Now Have Access to HIV Treatment – UN Agency

About 20.9 million people now have access to the antiretroviral therapy, according to a new report by the...

Fossil Q Motion Activity Tracker Review

This review is on the Fossil Q Motion activity tracker. Fossil produce a variety of goods from clothing,...

South Africa: Life Esidimeni – Manamela Threatened With Arrest After No-Show

A warrant of arrest will be issued and executed against suspended Gauteng director of mental health Makgabo Manamela...

Namibia: Private Sector Could Help Feed Learners

By Albertina NakaleWindhoek — The Ministry of Education, Arts and Culture has come up with the draft Public...

Number of children stunting on the rise in Africa, WHO says

  The number of stunted children in Africa is on the rise, according to the newly released nutrition...

Angola: Moxico – Most Deaths in General Hospital Caused By Malaria

Luena — Malaria was the main cause of death in the last seven days in the General Hospital...

Rwanda: Mass Non-Surgical Circumcision ‘Prepex’ Curbing HIV Transmission in Rwanda

By Joseph MudinguKamanzi Alex is one of thousands of Rwanda men who have finally decided to have the...

The Fit Five! 5 Tips For Keeping Fit And Healthy Over The Holidays!

With the holidays approaching after another very quick year, we all want to stay in good shape and...

Nigeria: Kano Establishes Contributory Healthcare Scheme

By Richard P. NgbokaiKano — The Kano State government has established a Contributory Healthcare Management Agency (KCKMA) to...

South Africa: Afriforum’s Private Prosecution Plan Under Way With Jiba in Sights

analysis When AfriForum announced that it was setting up a private prosecutions unit to take on cases that...

Malawi: Manerela to Build LGBTI Inclusiveness Among Malawi Faith Community

By Elijah PhimbiOne of Malawi's faith based organisations Malawi Network of Religious Leaders Living with or Personally Affected...

Nigeria: Why We Use Mosquito Net to Protect Plants – Peasant Farmers

By Rakiya A. MuhammadSokoto — Mosquito net is used for protection against the malarial vector's bite and killer...

Tanzania: Kids Deserve Protection From Mental Disorders

THE National Assembly was told on Tuesday that too many children in this country miss balanced diet --...

Botswana: Couple Wins Maiden Pregnancy Pageant

By Matlhogonolo ThukuzaFrancistown — Kesalopa Folae and her partner Juit Tshetlhana walked away with the Best Pregnant Couple...

Nigeria: CRS Distributes 2.4 Million Free LLIN to Fight Malaria in Ondo

By Oluwaseun AkingboyeAkure — Catholic Relief Services (CRS) has declared that a total of 2,444,036 Long Lasting Insecticidal...

Ethiopia: AHRI’s Rich Contribution to Ethiopia

interview By Girmachew GashawDr. Tore Godal is an international Public Health Specialist currently working as a Special Adviser...

Malawi: Amabhungane – Hunger Stalks Malawi’s Prisons

analysis A study by four university academics has found that on average the Malawi's 12,000 prisoners receive just...

Angola: Over 40,000 Cases of Malaria Recorded in Saurimo

Saurimo — At least 43,604 cases of malaria have been recorded in the last 10 months, against the...

Rwanda: Children Share Ideas On How to Prevent Malnutrition in Children

By Dennis AgabaDesire Nyandwi, 14 years old Many children don't choose what they eat, and thus it remains...

Nigeria: Global Fund Gets Chevron’s N2 Billion to Reduce HIV Infections, Boost Treatment

By Adaku OnyenucheyaDetermined to reduce estimated 220,000 new Human Immuno-deficiency Virus (HIV) infections, 160, 000 Acquired Immune Deficiency...

Gambia: 76 Patients Undergo Cataract Operations At Karantaba

By Sheriff JankoAt least 76 people have been offered a free operation with cataract at Kiang Karantaba Health...