Tag: health

Namibia: Say No to Filthy Surroundings

The World Cleanup Day, which is celebrated on 18 September every year, was held in Katima Mulilo last...

Namibia: Promoting San Learners’ Mental Health

Focusing on curbing high school dropout rates in the Donkerbos village of the Omaheke region, NUST Computer Science...

Africa: Covid-19 Vaccine Supply – Africa’s Proactive Stance Needs Global Backing

Despite joining forces and pooling funds to acquire doses, Africa's 30 per cent vaccination goal by year-end seems...

South Africa: SA Has Over 8 Million Fully Vaccinated Adults

South Africa on Tuesday crossed the eight million mark for adults who are fully vaccinated. According to the...

Namibia: Debmarine Donates Additional Ventilators to Health Ministry

Debmarine Namibia this week donated six ventilators worth more than N$2 million to supplement the government's effort in...

Namibia: Vaccine Uptake Improves Among Jobless Youth

Keetmanshoop — Health workers at facilities in Keetmanshoop say they have observed more young people coming out to...

Africa: Continent Nears Nears 7.5 Million Covid-19 Recoveries

As of September 22, confirmed cases of Covid-19 from 55 African countries reached 8,182,579 while over 83,245,773 vaccinations have been...

Zimbabwe: President Mnangagwa’s UK Visit Reflects Progress in Re-Engagement

While the history of the Covid-19 global pandemic is still being written, one enduring outcome of the past...

Nigeria: Covid-19 Eroded 20% Full-Time Jobs in 2020 – NBS

Twenty percent of the full-time workforce in Nigeria lost employment during the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020, a new...

Angola: Red Cross Assists Over 400 Drought-Affected Families

Ondjiva — At least four hundred families affected by hunger as a result of drought in Cahama municipality,...

Nigeria: Ondo Seals 15 Hospitals, Arrests Operators for Quackery

No fewer than 15 operators of private hospitals in the Southern Senatorial District of Ondo State have been...

Nigeria’s Pollution Rating – allAfrica.com

The regulators must be alive to their responsibilities Nigeria has again been rated poorly in respect of air...

Nigeria: Booster Jabs to Enhance Primary Health Care System

The roadmap unveiled last year by the Federal Ministry of Health, the "Health Sector Next Level Agenda", admits...

Zimbabwe: Only Vaccinated Delegates for Zanu-PF Indaba

ONLY vaccinated delegates will attend this year's Zanu PF 19th Annual People's Conference to be held in Bindura,...

East Africa: Progress Against a Neglected Tropical Disease in East Africa Is Under Threat

Eleven years ago, in the rugged hills of West Pokot County in Kenya, Mary Alamak, a mother of...

Rwanda: Nurses at the Forefront of Covid-19 Fight Celebrated

Rwanda recorded the first Covid-19 case in March 2020, and since then, medics have been at the forefront...

Rwanda: Govt Probes Quality of Service in Private Health Facilities

The government has launched an inspection into the quality of services offered by eight private health facilities aimed...

Zimbabwe: HIV-Related Deaths Decrease – allAfrica.com

Herald Reporter Collective efforts from the Government and private sector has resulted in significant strides in curbing HIV...

Malawi: Iapo Calls for Access to Maternal Healthcare Services for Female Inmates

International Alliance for Patients Organisation (IAPO) has called on the government and its stakeholders in the health sector...

Liberia: “An Important and Timely Gift” Says the Director of the Hospital to Which Pope Francis Has Donated Equipment for Covid-19 Patients

Monrovia — "The medical supplies donated by Pope Francis were very important to the hospital and timely. His...

Nigeria: Controversy Trails Nigeria Govt’s N5bn Covid-19 Transporters Palliative As Drivers, Riders Deny Benefitting

The federal government says it has spent about N5 billion on a covid-19 relief fund for transport sector...

Africa: Covid-19 – Big Pharma Fuelling Unprecedented Human Rights Crisis – New Report

AstraZeneca, BioNTech, Johnson & Johnson, Moderna, Novavax and Pfizer refuse to participate in initiatives to boost global vaccine...

Africa: ‘Power of Humanity’ Can Overcome Covid-19, Climate Challenges – Assembly President

The President of the UN General Assembly on Tuesday opened the annual General Debate, this year held as...

Nigeria: Senate Passes Bill to Control Sickle Cell Disease in Nigeria

The Senate has passed a bill seeking to control and manage sickle cell anaemia, a genetically inherited disease...

Africa: Do Covid-19 Booster Shots in Wealthy Countries Put the World At Risk?

Plans to offer booster shots in richer nations are diverting supplies from unvaccinated, high-risk people in poorer countries,...

Malawi: Mhrc Cautions Govt Over ‘Mandatory’ Covid-19 Vaccination

State-funded human rights watchdog, the Malawi Human Rights Commission (MHRC), has cautioned the government against implementing a mandatory...

Mozambique: Covid-19 – No Deaths for Third Consecutive Day

Maputo — On Monday, for the third consecutive day, the Mozambican health authorities reported no deaths from the...

South Africa: La Vie En Rose – a Single Mpumalanga Company Robbed SAPS of Hundreds of Millions in Covid-19 PPE Tender

Red Roses Africa (Pty) Ltd supplied the personal protective equipment at what is difficult not to describe as...

South Africa: Social Development Commemorates World Alzheimer’s Day in Eastern Cape

Today marks World Alzheimer's Day, which is commemorated annually on 21 September. Organisations the world over focus their...

South Africa: Premier Alan Winde On Covid-19 Cases and Vaccines for 20 Sept

Update on the coronavirus and vaccines by Premier Alan Winde Click here for statistics. By 5pm on 19...

Africa: Global Vaccine Producers Must Step Up for the Sake of Low-Income Nations

High-income countries are beginning to offer third Covid vaccine doses, before the most vulnerable groups in the poorest...

South Africa: Minister Sisulu Welcomes Germany’s Decision to Remove SA From the ‘Red List’ Countries

Tourism Minister Lindiwe Sisulu has thanked the German government for removing South Africa from the COVID-19 red list....

Tunisia: People Already Administered Covid-19 Vaccine Brand Not Recognised in Some Countries to Be Given 3rd Shot

Tunis/Tunisia — People already administered a COVID-19 vaccine brand not recognised in some countries will soon be given...

Tunisia: Covid – 19 – Sidi Bouzid Reports 5 Deaths and 22 More Infections

Tunis/Tunisia — Five more people have died of coronavirus over the past 24 hours, bringing the toll to...

Gambia: Fifteen Covid-19 Patients Currently On Oxygen Therapy

Health authorities on Saturday 18th September 2021 reported that fifteen (15) Covid-19 cases were on oxygen therapy. The...

Gambia: Barrow Renews Commitment to Quality Health Services

President Adama Barrow has reaffirmed his government's commitment in providing quality service delivery for all Gambians. President Barrow...

Tunisia: Covid-19 – Vaccination for 12 to 15 Year Olds Considered

Tunis/Tunisia — Acting Health Minister Ali Mrabet said Monday the Department of School and University Medicine at the...

Liberia: MoH to Screen Newborns for Sickle Cell Disease

A team of experts from the hematology association in America is in partnership with Liberia to start screening...

Tunisia: Covid-19 – 6th National Intensive Jab Day for 15-Year and Over-Olds, September 26

Tunis/Tunisia — A 6th national intensive COVID-19 jab day will be organised on September 26, to administer booster...

Malawi: Unesco, Artglo Engage Machinga Students and Teachers On Cse

Art and Global Health Centre (ArtGlo) Africa an organization that strives to harness the power of art to...