Tag: health

Lesotho Registers Gains in TB Fight

By Lijeng RanooeLESOTHO has registered modest gains in its war against the highly infectious and deadly tuberculosis (TB)...

One On One With Toronto Personal Trainer, Khadeejah Aamir

Name: Khadeejah AamirAge: 27Height: 5’0Competition weight: 98 lbCurrent weight: 105 lbCurrent city: Toronto, CanadaOccupation: Personal Trainer    ...

Nigeria: Three Malaria Research Works Clinch NLNG’s $.1 Million Science Prize

By Chukwuma MuanyaThree research works on malaria have won the $100,000 tag for the 2017 Nigeria LNG Limited...

South Africa: Policy to Guide Provision of Sanitary Products

The National Treasury says the question of how sanitary products will be funded will be guided by a...

Malawi Rights Bodies Defy Criminalising the Transmission of HIV – Bill Deeply Flawed

By Alfred ChauwaStakeholders have described the new HIV and AIDS Bill as 'a bad law' and a disaster...

Uganda: Ukaid Launch New Sh215 Billion Malaria Programme in Uganda

By The IndependentThe United Kingdom Department for International Development (DFID) has today marked the launch of a new...

Africa: Deliberate Famine Should Be a War Crime, UN Expert Says

By Tharanga YakupitiyageUnited Nations — The deliberate starvation of civilians could amount to a war crime and should...

Africa: Women and Malnutrition in Africa

By Raghav Gaiha and Vani S. KulkarniNew Delhi and Philadelphia — Undernutrition is widespread and a key reason...

Zimbabwe: HIV Test Results Go Uncollected

By Thandeka MoyoAbout 18 percent of people who tested for HIV in Bulawayo from January to June this...

Nigeria: Malaria Campaign Saving Young Lives in Nigeria

interview Following an 8-year conflict in north-eastern Nigeria, two-thirds of health facilities have been completely or partially destroyed...

Martial Arts Kicking Workout By Jake Mace

Jake Mace is highly trained in Tai Chi and Kung Fu and is Vegan! He takes us through...

Tech used to prevent spread of Zika and Ebola to tackle “forest fire” wheat rust epidemics

By Clifford Akumu The same device that helped control the Zika and Ebola viruses, could soon be used...

Nigeria: Partners Commit $100m to Re-Base HIV Epidemic in Nigeria

Federal government's partners in the fight against HIV/AIDS have set aside US$100 million to conduct a national survey...

Kenya: Food Scarcity in Towns Is a Ticking Time Bomb

By Leopold ObiCelestine Juma has made it a routine to send her four-year old daughter Georgina to school...

Get Back In Shape And Feel Stronger After Having Kids!

 Going through pregnancy and childbirth can cause changes to your body, but you don’t have to be stuck...

Zimbabwe: Tsvangirai Back in South Africa for Medical Treatment

Photo: The Herald Movement for Democratic Change leader Morgan Tsvangirai. Zimbabwe's opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai is reportedly back...

Namibia: Sex Education in School

There are reasons why people are not happy with the new curriculum for sex education, perhaps it is...

South Africa: Nohle Drank Steel Wool and Brandy to Induce an Abortion

By Laura BrattonNohle a 35-year-old sex worker, has had five abortions. The first two she tried to self-induce;...

Angola: Lunda Norte Records Over 6,000 Cases of Malaria

Cuango — At least 6,370 cases of malaria were diagnosed at Cuango's Medical Centre in the north-eastern Lunda...

Seychelles Ranks As World’s Most Vegetarian-Friendly Nation in New Index

Photo: Seychelles News Agency Seychelles is the world’s most vegetarian-friendly country, according to a new Global Vegetarian Index....

One On One With Personal Trainer, Cassandra Veldtman

Name: Cassandra VeldtmanAge: 21Height: 1,61 mCompetition weight: To be honest I didn’t weigh myself during my last comp...

Nigeria: Global Fund Provides Update On Incentive Funding Awarded to Nigeria and India

press release By David GarmaiseThe awards were conditional on the recipient countries coming up with matching funds The...

Kenya: Malaria Cases Still Reported in Lamu Amid Heavy Rains

By Winnie AtienoMalaria cases are still being reported in Lamu County, with expectant mothers at high risk of...

South Africa: Most Implicated in Life Esidimeni Scandal By Ombud Have Not Faced Disciplinary Action

Eleven Gauteng health employees were singled out for censure. Now, only two have been suspended and garnered an...

Angola: CICA Announces Social Projects

Luanda — The Council of Christian Churches in Angola (CICA) will implement a malaria prevention programme in the...

Evolution Of The Mr Olympia Men And Women

Check out some behind the scenes, and some great insight into the evolution of the different people and...

Tanzania: Facing Prosecution for Challenging HIV Policies in Tanzania

press release By Wendy Isaack (Researcher, Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Rights Program)When Sibongile Ndashe, a South African...

Namibia: 37 Percent of Namibians Hungry and Undernourished

By Luqman CloeteTHE prevalence of undernourishment in Namibia was last measured at 37% in 2016, while 24% of...

Nigeria: 3.4 Million People Need Nutrition Support in North-East – UN

The United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs, UN-OCHA, said about 3.4 million people need nutrition...

Africa: Rescinded Appointment of President Robert Mugabe as WHO Goodwill Ambassador for NCDs in Africa – NCD Alliance Response

Photo: WHO Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, Director General, World Health Organization, speaking at the World Conference on NCDs...

Nsima cooker innovator develop black wing

By Luciano Milala Mwale A 27 years old Mchinji boy popularly  known as Nsima cooker innovator has once...

Governments need to ensure rules are followed in education

By Manos Antoninis No matter your job, you need standards to ensure that you are working to meet...

Africans plot on Sustainability | Africa Science News

Ministers from 12 African countries announced recently a new commitment to sustainability during a meeting marking the fifth...

Nigeria: Reps Advocate Free Drugs, Chemotherapy, Radiotherapy for Cancer Patients

By Kauthar Anumba-Khaleel, AbujaThe House of Representatives yesterday, urged the federal government to provide subsidies for palliative care...

56 Fit, Motivational And Electrifying Instagram Posts From Around The Web! 15th Edition

Be motivated with some of these incredible and motivational Instagram posts from around the web!   Janine Nina Botes Paul...

Nurses’ union says CoG and Health CS frustrating signing of CBA

By Clifford Akumu Kenyan Nurses have revealed Friday that the Council of Governors and Health Cabinet Secretary are...

Liquid Telecom and Ketraco partner to extend fibre network in seven countries

Internet service provider Liquid Telecom is set to extend its fibre optic cables to seven neighbouring countries in...

Africa: The Road Out of Poverty Depends On Feeding Our Children Nutritious Food First

By Mercy Lung'ahoNairobi — One drizzly morning in some lush green tea plantations in Rwanda, I was on...

Africa: In the Race Against Hunger, We Must Reach the Goal

By Julio Berdergué and Pablo AguirreSantiago — On September 15, we announced the "State of Food Security and...

Namibia: Sauyemwa Centre for Visually Impaired Gets Mosquito Nets

By John MuyambaRundu — The Sauyemwa centre for the visually impaired in Rundu received a donation of 21...