Health

Namibia: Lack of Info Compounds Spread of Hepatitis E

By Nuusita AshipalaOutapi — While measures are in place to control the spread of hepatitis E, research done...

Namibia: WHO Probes Possible Guinea Worms in Omusati

By Nuusita AshipalaOutapi — Following the detection of Guinea worms in southern Angola the World Health Organization (WHO)...

Mauritius: National Prevention Campaign Against Ncds Launched At Camp Levieux

press release The national prevention campaign against Non-Communicable Diseases (NCDs), an intensive health awareness programme for the early...

Namibia: More Funding for Reproductive Health, and Non-Communicable Diseases Required – Minister

The country's disease burden is gradually transitioning from communicable to non-communicable diseases (NCD) and this trend is reflected...

Tanzania: Samia Campaigns Against Maternal Mortality

By Daily News Reporter in ShinyangaVICE-PRESIDENT Samia Suluhu Hassan has said that last year's launched campaign to fight...

Gambia: Nurses, Midwives Urged to Regularise Licence Status

By Nelson MannehThe Nurses and Midwives Council (NMC) whose aim is to work towards safe practice, regulation and...

Kenya: Nurses’ Union Officials Pardoned Over Contempt of Court

By Racheal MburuNairobi — Four officials of the Kenyan National Union of Nurses have been discharged in a...

South Sudan: UNFPA Receives U.S.$13Million Support From Sweden for Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights

Juba — UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, and the Government of Sweden have signed an agreement worth...

Namibia: Army Worm Outbreak Hits Zambezi Farmers Hard

Photo: The Nation Army worms have infested maize farms in the North Rift (file photo). By Lugeretzia KooperTHE...

South Africa: North West Health Places Medical Depot and Pharmaceutical Managers On Precautionary Suspension

press release Department of Health places Medical Depot and Pharmaceutical Managers on precautionary suspension The North West Department...

Rwanda: Traditional Medicines to Be Regulated Under New Foods and Drugs Authority

By Marie-Anne DushimimanaVery soon, the body will unveil its laboratory that fits international standards which will help in...

Rwanda: Govt Seeks Rwf12 Billion for Mutuelle De Santé

By Emmanuel NtirenganyaMore Rwandans, especially those from rural communities, are set to have access to health services if...

Being So Focused On My Goals – Shawn Ray Intense Bodybuilding Motivation!

An intense and motivational video by Nick Vision Motivation on the legendary Mr Olympia bodybuilder, Shawn Ray! Enjoy!...

South Africa: Safer Sex On Demand – – for Men

By Laura Lopez GonzalezMen who have sex with men can now safely use the HIV prevention pill before...

South Africa: HIV Is My Unwanted Pregnancy

By Bhuti PozIf you are a man who has sex with men, the HIV prevention pill just keeps...

Nigeria: NGOs Join Hands to Tackle Malnutrition in Benue’s IDP Camps

Blog By Patrick EgwuThe morning sun is rising at Abagana Internally Displaced Persons (IDP) camp, Benue state. Eunice...

Malawi: Over 230,000 Girls Get HPV Vaccine

By Yamikani YapuwaMinistry of Health has said it has managed to vaccinate over 230,000 girls with the Human...

Malawi: Low Condom Uptake Among Youth Worries Government

By Tione AndsenGovernment has expressed concern over low condom uptake and usage among the youth in the country...

Malawi Advances in Eliminating Trachoma

By Tione AndsenLilongwe — Ministry of Health and Population has said Malawi has advanced in making progress and...

Namibia: Government Hospitals Benefit the Most From Health Spending

By Alvine KapitakoWindhoek — Government hospitals consumed the single greatest portion of the total health expenditure with 29...

East Africa: Prevalence of Cancer Is On the Rise in EA Despite Major Progress

By Rose MirembeAs the region observed the World Cancer Day on February 4, the disease continues to afflict...

Congo-Kinshasa: Pregnant Women Exposed to Ebola Should Get Vaccine – WHO

By Lisa SchleinAn independent advisory body convened by the World Health Organization (WHO) recommends pregnant women and breastfeeding...

Gambia: 2 Doctors Trained On Infertility Treatment in India, Ready to Serve Gambia

press release Two Gambian medical doctors who were funded by the Fatoumata Bah Barrow Foundation (FABB) to undergo...

Malawi: Youth Aren’t Wearing Condoms, Ministry of Health Encourages Safe Sex

By Tione AndsenA number of sexually active young people do not use a condom when sleeping with, Chief...

Nigeria: Polio – Dangote Foundation Boosts Nigeria’s Certification By WHO

By Olushola BelloAs Nigeria eagerly awaits her certification as polio free by the World Health Organisation (WHO), the...

Organic Life Nutrition RICE Protein Powder Review

This review looks at a vegan rice protein powder, more specifically Organic Life Nutrition’s Rice Protein Powder. This is the first...

Nigeria: 34 States Rank Low in Health Budgetary Allocations

While the federal government of Nigeria and other African governments vowed to allocate at least 15 per cent...

Congo-Kinshasa: Germany Boosts Support for Tackling DR Congo Ebola Outbreak

Germany is one of the largest government donors for the fight against the deadly Ebola virus in Africa....

Body slums FAO’s agricultural model over biodiversity loss

The current industrial model of agriculture underpinning the global food system is destroying itself, and us with it:...

Nigeria: Lassa Fever – 355 Confirmed Cases in 7 Weeks – NCDC

By Patience Ivie IhejirikaThe Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has said that from January 1st to February...

Zambian Govt Commits to Ending Cholera By 2025

Photo: Nancy Palus/IRIN A man washes his hands during cholera prevention session The Zambian government has committed itself...

Malawi: 8 Million Malawians Saved From Trachoma Threat

By Tione Andsen -ManaOver 8 million Malawians have been saved fromthe risk of contraction trachoma which was there...

Nigeria: Trauma Accounts for 40 Percent Death Amongst Young People Globally – Minister

By Juliana AgboMinister of state Health, Dr. Osagie Ehanire has said that in low and middle-income countries, LMICs,...

Tanzania: Education Project to Help Improve Health Services

Dar es Salaam — Health sector stakeholders on Thursday expressed optimism over the newly launched project--the Transforming Health...

Typhoid outbreak: Thousands in Zimbabwe begin receiving jabs

A major typhoid vaccination campaign that uses a new Typhoid Conjugate Vaccine (TCV) begins today in Harare to...

One On One With WBFF Pro, Robert Smith

Name: Robert SmithAge: 36Height: 1.72 mCurrent weight: 92 kgCurrent city: Cape Town, South AfricaOccupation: Director How and when...

Uganda: Report Shows How Laws Discriminate Against HIV Positive People

By Anthony WesakaKampala — Various existing laws criminalise people living with HIV/ Aids, according to a new report...

Malawi: No Medical Certificate, No Exam Marking Beginning 2019 – Maneb

By Pius NyondoTeachers who will be deemed medically unfit by health practitioners should forget participating in the process...

Uganda: PS Blames Rising TB Cases On Patients

By Fred MuzaaleKayunga — The Health ministry permanent secretary, Dr Diana Atwine, has blamed the increasing cases of...

Rwanda: How Govt is Winning Malaria Fight

Photo: The Citizen A child under mosquito net to prevent malaria (file photo). By Donah MbabaziFollowing the malaria...