Health

African governments adopt pro-equity strategies for women, children, and adolescents to accelerate COVID-19 recovery

By Adelyn Wangusi   COVID-19 pandemic continues to devastate women’s, children’s, and adolescents’ health in Africa, governments leaders...

Growing rural sub-Saharan economies through accelerating clean energy uptake

NINE PIONEERING AFRICAN BUSINESSES are set to markedly grow their positive impact on sub-Saharan Africa communities by stimulating...

Tanzania: Govt Targets 4p.c Rate in New HIV Infection to Children

THE government says it is targeting to reduce new HIV infections rate to children to four per cent...

Rwanda Hosts First Global Summit on Malaria and Neglected Tropical Diseases

Rwanda has hosted the first-ever global summit on Malaria and Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs), on the sidelines of...

International biosafety treaty marks its twentieth anniversary

Twenty years ago, on 29 January 2000, Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) adopted the Cartagena...

Nigeria: Doctor Tests Positive to Lassa Fever in Jalingo FMC

Jalingo — A medical doctor who is currently serving as a house officer at the Federal Medical Centre...

Angola: Global Fund Reaffirms Support for Malaria Eradication

Luanda — The chairperson of the Global Fund, Donald Kaberuka, reaffirmed this Monday, in Luanda, his support to...

Zimbabwe: Tuku – the Death of the HIV Song

The late music superstar Oliver "Tuku" Mtukudzi could sing about anything, anywhere and at any given time. He...

Southern Africa: Whatever the Weather – Southern Africa Tries New Hunger Fixes

Johannesburg — The WFP says a "silent catastrophe" is playing out in southern Africa where a record 45...

Jason Derulo And Pamela Reif Do A 8 Minute ABS & HIIT WORKOUT With You! No Equipment Needed!

This ab workout itself is a real killer. It combines 1. Ab exercises and 2. HIIT movements (they...

Breaking Down The CBD For Muscle Building Hype – A Bit Of What You Need to Know

Maintaining a healthy weight and building strong muscles are essential factors that contribute to the well-being of an...

Zimbabwe: Mai Titi Breaks Down After Facebook User Taunts Bae Over Her HIV Status

Local comedienne, Mai Titi, Thursday broke down on her Facebook Live after one internet user taunted her boyfriend...

Zimbabwe: Zim’s Humanitarian Crisis Reaches Breaking Point

Zimbabwe's humanitarian crisis has reached catastrophic levels with thousands of children in the country facing disease and death...

Kenya: HIV Prevention – Eswatini Officials Benchmark in Homa Bay

Health officials from Eswatini (formerly Swaziland) are in Homa Bay County for benchmarking on eradication and management of...

Kenya: Elgeyo-Marakwet Battles Malaria Outbreak That Has Killed One

One person has died while 135 others have been treated for Malaria in Elgeyo-Marakwet in the last one...

Zimbabwe: Doctors Leave Zim in Droves As Govt Remains Hostile to Wage Demands

Frustrated Zimbabwean medical doctors are leaving the country in droves as government fails to break its impasse with...

Southern Africa: More People Than Ever Face Hunger in Southern Africa

Harare — A record 45 million people in Southern Africa are food insecure as the region enters the...

South Africa: HIV Prevention – Employed or Unemployed – Who Is More Likely to Be HIV-Positive?

You're far more likely to be offered an HIV test at a government health facility than at your...

Tanzania: Malaria, HIV, Maternal Deaths Contained in Zanzibar

MANY developing countries have been struggling to control malaria, HIV, and maternal mortality, but for Zanzibar the progress...

Get Moving With CrossFit, An Ideal Workout To Stave Off Ageing

Crossfit has taken some heat over the years for some of their training methods, but the principles behind...

South Africa: Blood Tests, Interviews to Be Conducted As Five Are Still Critically Ill After Suspected Poisoning in Cape Town

Five of the six people thought to have ingested a substance which made them collapse in Wetton, Cape...

Africa: Forever Living Products Packages 5 Million Meals to Fight World Hunger

Scottsdale, Arizona — Forever Living Products is excited to announce reaching its goal of providing 5 million meals...

Zimbabwe: Bulawayo Needs U.S.$15 Million to Fight Mosquito

The city of Bulawayo has been hit by an unprecedented outbreak of mosquito which has become a menace...

TheFit Five! 5 Simple But Effective Tips To Researching And Writing Fitness Articles Or Papers

Health-related issues become more and more popular, and writing on them will certainly be a part of your...

Agroforestry improves lives of poor farmers in Kenya 

Scientists from World Agroforestry (ICRAF) have found modest, yet statistically significant, improvements in the livelihoods of farmers involved...

Getting Holistically Healthy Takes Much More Than Just A Gym Membership

You can have six-pack abs and be able to run a four-minute mile, but it doesn’t mean that...

Angola: Health Sector’s Job Applications Extended for One Day

Luanda — The period for submission of applications in the Health sector, which started last December 09 and...

Nigeria: LSACA Sensitises Religious Leaders On HIV/Aids Response

The Lagos State AIDS Control Agency, LSACA, has commenced the sensitisation of religious leaders across the five divisions...

Zimbabwe: Medical Aid Fees Increases Challenged

As private hospitals, doctors and laboratories continue pushing up their fees faster than inflation, medical aid societies are...

South Africa Steps Up Its Game to End Mother-to-Child Transmission of HIV

South Africa's prevention of mother-to-child transmission programme has achieved remarkable successes in recent years. It has improved the...

DR Congo: Measles outbreak deaths toll rises  

With the death toll from the world’s worst measles epidemic in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC)...

Kenya: Cancer – Reflections and Hopes for New Year

A gentleman in his fifth year of using hormonal tablets for a specific type of breast cancer recently...

South Africa: Sorry Banting Fans, but Your Ancestors Did Eat Carbs

The charred remains of starchy plants excavated in the Border Cave high in the Lebombo Mountains in South...

Nigeria: World Bank, IDB, AfDB Offer $364m for Malaria Drug Production in Nigeria

The coordinator of the National Malaria Elimination Programme (NMEP), Audu Mohammed, says the Federal Government will empower local...

The Fit Five! 5 Best Ways To Treat Your Nagging Workout Injury

Exercising is one of the best ways for a person to stay healthy, both mentally and physically. When...

Zimbabwe: MDC Hits Out At Mnangagwa’s ‘Command Nutrition’

MDC has hit out at President Emmerson Mnangagwa's statements in Kuwadzana, Harare Friday, when he told hundreds of...

Nigeria: Road2MalariaEradication – Nigerian Military Partners Prince Ned Nwoko Foundation

A high-level delegation from the Nigerian Armed Forces led by Rear Admiral OH Ngalabak- Chief of Defence Civil...

Tanzania: Zanzibar On Alert As Malaria Scare Rises

MALARIA is on the rise in some areas of Zanzibar including the outskirts of Stone Town, authorities revealed...

Fancy Fragrances And Perfumes, Are They Really Safe For Our Skin And Bodies?

In researching and writing the previous article about parabens, I came across an article titled ‘Fragrance compounds: The...

Malawi: Skimpy Funds Compromise Diet Quality At Mzuzu Central Hospital

Meagre trickle-in funds from government have forced Mzuzu Central Hospital to offer poor and not "on time" meals...