Tag: health

Malawi: Council Distributes Relief Maize to 3 000 Households in Mchinji

Kenya: Chief Justice Maraga Launches Bench Book for Criminal Cases

By Sarah Munthali -ManaMchinji District Council has embarked on a relief maize distribution exercise to 3 181 households...

South Africa: Liver Transplant From HIV+ Living Donor to Negative Recipient - Key Ethical Issues

Kenya: Chief Justice Maraga Launches Bench Book for Criminal Cases

analysis By Harriet Etheredge, University of the Witwatersrand, Jean Botha and June FabianSouth Africa has a dire shortage...

Congo-Kinshasa: Who Is Nobel Peace Prize Winner Denis Mukwege?

Congo-Kinshasa: Who Is Nobel Peace Prize Winner Denis Mukwege?

The gynecologist was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for his work in helping victims of sexual violence in...

Africa: Mission to Denounce Evil

Congo-Kinshasa: Who Is Nobel Peace Prize Winner Denis Mukwege?

Windhoek, Namibia — Lutheran theology regarding women is message of hope says Assembly keynote speaker, Dr Mukwege, speaking...

Africa: Keynote Speaker at LWF Assembly Awarded Nobel Peace Prize

Congo-Kinshasa: Who Is Nobel Peace Prize Winner Denis Mukwege?

The Lutheran World Federation (LWF) has congratulated physician Dr Denis Mukwege who with human rights activist Nadia Murad...

Nigeria: Tackling the Cholera Scourge

Kenya: Chief Justice Maraga Launches Bench Book for Criminal Cases

editorial There is need to raise awareness on sanitation and personal hygiene Barely three months after the state...

South Africa: World's First Intentional HIV+ Liver Transplant

South Africa: World's First Intentional HIV+ Liver Transplant

press release Wits doctors transplanted the liver from a mother living with HIV to her critically ill HIV...

South Africa: Liver Transplant from HIV+ Living Donor to Negative Recipient: Key Ethical Issues

South Africa: Liver Transplant from HIV+ Living Donor to Negative Recipient: Key Ethical Issues

By Harriet Etheredge, University of the Witwatersrand; Jean Botha, University of the Witwatersrand, and June Fabian, University of...

Kenya: Feeding Program to Address Malnutrition Launched in Nairobi

Kenya: Chief Justice Maraga Launches Bench Book for Criminal Cases

By Jemimah MueniNairobi — Malnutrition remains a major threat to health care, one of the Big Four agenda...

Kenya: Report Reveals Major Flaws at Nairobi's Mama Lucy Hospital

Kenya: Chief Justice Maraga Launches Bench Book for Criminal Cases

By Collins OmuloA Nairobi County Assembly committee report has revealed the poor state of affairs at Mama Lucy...

Africa: Toyin Saraki leads High-Level Child Health and Malaria Forum at the United Nations General Assembly; joins global health leaders to launch Access Challenge One by One: Target 2030

Africa: Toyin Saraki leads High-Level Child Health and Malaria Forum at the United Nations General Assembly; joins global health leaders to launch Access Challenge One by One: Target 2030

Photo: Wellbeing Foundation Africa Toyin Ojora Saraki with Jakaya Kikwere, former president of Tanzania, and Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus,...

Uganda: Government Must Address Access to ARV Drugs

Kenya: Chief Justice Maraga Launches Bench Book for Criminal Cases

editorial By EditorMany people in Kyenjojo District have fallen off the anti-retroviral treatment schedule because of long distances...

Namibia: Halfway On, World Off-Mark On Aids War - UNAIDS

Kenya: Chief Justice Maraga Launches Bench Book for Criminal Cases

A senior United Nations Programme on HIV and AIDS (UNAIDS) official says that although notable progress has been...

Nigeria: NACA - Nigeria to Know Her HIV Prevalence Status Soon

Kenya: Chief Justice Maraga Launches Bench Book for Criminal Cases

By Martins IfijehThe National Agency for the Control of AIDS (NACA), has revealed that Nigeria would soon know...

Botswana: HIV/Aids Deaths Decline - allAfrica.com

Botswana: HIV/Aids Deaths Decline - allAfrica.com

By Irene KgakgamatsoGaborone — Government's effort to offer antiretroviral drugs has helped reduce HIV/AIDS related deaths. Speaking at...

Mauritius: Health Ministry Envisages to Develop Strategies to Reduce Salt Intake, Says Minister Husnoo

Kenya: Chief Justice Maraga Launches Bench Book for Criminal Cases

press release The Ministry of Health and Quality of Life is envisaging to develop strategies to reduce salt...

Africa: More Women Owning Agricultural Land in Africa Means Increased Food Security and Nutrition

Kenya: Chief Justice Maraga Launches Bench Book for Criminal Cases

By Tharanga YakupitiyageUnited Nations — Despite women being key figures in agriculture and food security, gender inequality is...

Namibia: Malaria Spraying in Progress At Ongwediva

Namibia: Malaria Spraying in Progress At Ongwediva

The Ongwediva Town Council last week commenced with its indoor residual spraying campaign, targeting Extension 11 and New...

One On One With Pro Footballer, Niyati Bharucha

One On One With Pro Footballer, Niyati Bharucha

Name: Niyati Bharucha Age: Older than you thinkHeight: Taller than you thinkCurrent weight: Heavier than alternative rock but lighter...

Nigeria: WHO Deploys Nearly 4,000 Volunteers to Tackle Malaria in Borno and Adamawa States

Nigeria: WHO Deploys Nearly 4,000 Volunteers to Tackle Malaria in Borno and Adamawa States

Photo: P.Utomi Ekpei /WHO Dr Matshidiso Moeti, WHO Regional Director for Africa, marks a child's fingernails with indelible...

Nigeria: Nutrition Agents Increase Demand for CMAM Services in Borno

Kenya: Chief Justice Maraga Launches Bench Book for Criminal Cases

Blog By Chibuike AlagbosoNo mother ever wants to face the tough choices many mothers in conflict zones, like...

Simplify And Control Your Mind By Taking Yourself Out For A Philosophical Drink

Simplify And Control Your Mind By Taking Yourself Out For A Philosophical Drink

We need to spend time with ourselves, and ask questions and in turn attempt to answer them ourselves,...

Namibia: Fan Meat Scheme Workshop Looks Into the Future

Kenya: Chief Justice Maraga Launches Bench Book for Criminal Cases

The Meat Board of Namibia and the entire meat industry held a FAN Meat Scheme workshop to determine...

Leg Training With Wbff Pro Irina Nesterova

Leg Training With Wbff Pro Irina Nesterova

Name: Irina NesterovaAge: 32Height: 1,68 mWeight: 57 Kg Get a few leg training tips from Wbff Pro Irina Nesterova, as well as her...

Zimbabwe: Glen View School Resumes Classes

Zimbabwe: Glen View School Resumes Classes

By Elita Chikwati and Mary MuradzikwaGovernment has allowed Glen View 5 Primary School to resume classes after its...

Nigeria: Group Petitions Buhari Over Rising Mortality Rate in Ogoniland

Nigeria: Group Petitions Buhari Over Rising Mortality Rate in Ogoniland

By Oladipupo AwojobiPresident Muhammadu Buhari has been urged to conduct a health impact/biometrics assessment studies in Ogoniland in...

Rwanda: City of Kigali Seeks to Reduce HIV Prevalence in the Next Five Years

Rwanda: City of Kigali Seeks to Reduce HIV Prevalence in the Next Five Years

By Marie-Anne DushimimanaThe City of Kigali and its partners have committed to reducing HIV/AIDS prevalence under a new...

Zimbabwe: Evictions No, Dialogue Yes-Chiwundura Rural Informal Traders

Zimbabwe: Evictions No, Dialogue Yes-Chiwundura Rural Informal Traders

There was a huge turnout for Vendors Initiative for Social and Economic Transformation (VISET)'s Community/Street Parliament Session which...

Zimbabwe: Move Off the Streets, Vendors Told

Zimbabwe: Move Off the Streets, Vendors Told

The Harare City Council has told vendors operation in the streets of Harare to "voluntarily" move off the...

Nigeria: 2.7 Million Nigerian Women Engage in Abortion- - Expert

Nigeria: 2.7 Million Nigerian Women Engage in Abortion- - Expert

A Public Health Scientist, Suzanne Bell on Thursday said the abortion rate by women of reproductive age in...

Zimbabwe: Heed Govt Ban On Vending - Minister

Zimbabwe: Heed Govt Ban On Vending - Minister

By Fidelis MunyoroHome Affairs Minister Ambassador Cain Mathema has urged members of the public to heed Government directives...

How To Make The Perfect Stringer Tank By Evan Centopani

How To Make The Perfect Stringer Tank By Evan Centopani

Evan Centopani gives a simple explanation and demonstration on how to convert an old or new T shirt...

Artificial Intelligence: Human Capacity Reimagined

Malawi: Council Distributes Relief Maize to 3 000 Households in Mchinji

By Adlyne Wangusi   Following successful events in San Francisco, New York and London, the AI Summit Cape Town will be...

Ethiopia: Ministry Fast-Tracks Manufacture of Medical Equipment

Ethiopia: Ministry Fast-Tracks Manufacture of Medical Equipment

By Behailu AyeleThe Ministry plans to manufacture medical equipment in one of the industrial zones giving priority to...

Africa: The Role of Family Planning in Preventing Mother-to-Child Transmission of HIV

Africa: The Role of Family Planning in Preventing Mother-to-Child Transmission of HIV

Blog By Owoyemi AyomideWomen continue to bear a disproportionate burden of the HIV/AIDS epidemic, with women accounting for...

Angola: Ministry of Health Supports Research Center Project

Angola: Ministry of Health Supports Research Center Project

Caxito — The Secretary of State for Health for the Hospital sector, Valentim Altino Matias, said Wednesday in...

Malawi Blood Transfusion Services Sounds Sos, Lacks 'O' Type

Malawi Blood Transfusion Services Sounds Sos, Lacks 'O' Type

By Owen KhamulaBlood bank, the Malawi Blood Transfusion Services (MBTS) has sounded, saying it is lacking the crucial...

South Africa: Show Us the Data - Bhekisisa Responds to the Tobacco Lobby

South Africa: Show Us the Data - Bhekisisa Responds to the Tobacco Lobby

By Laura Lopez Gonzalez, Mia Malan, Joan Van DykDear Tisa, you have a point but we've got a...

Tanzania: Yes, Fake Malaria Drug Crooks Must Be Nailed

Tanzania: Yes, Fake Malaria Drug Crooks Must Be Nailed

MEDICINE is supposed to represent a blessing, in the form of, at best curing a sick person who...

Kenya: Cancer Kills More Women Than Men in Kenya - WHO

Kenya: Cancer Kills More Women Than Men in Kenya - WHO

By Diana MwangoMore Kenyan women will die from cancer than men, the World Health Organisation's research agency says....