Nigeria: Lassa Fever Kills 68, 718 Cases Recorded

About 68 persons have been killed by lassa fever since the begining of 2017, the Federal Government has said. Speaking at the Maiden Edition

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South Africa: Actress Charlize Theron dreams of AIDS-free South Africa

Oscar-winning Hollywood actress Charlize Theron hopes to create an AIDS-free generation in her home country South Africa which has one of the highest rates

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Tanzania: As Tanzania’s Health System Goes Digital, Gates Foundation Lends Support

Bill Gates announced a $15 million investment to help digitize Tanzania’s health information systems and improve health data in the country. Gates congratulated members

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Ethiopia: 700,000 at Risk of Starvation in Ethiopia – Oxfam

Food insecurity in the Somali region of Ethiopia has worsened, putting 700,000 people on the verge of starvation, according to Oxfam International. The humanitarian

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Nigeria: Lassa Fever – High Alert As Ogun Confirms 1 Case

Surveillance officers and health workers in Lagos and Ogun States have been placed on high alert, even as Ogun State confirmed 1 case of

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Tanzania: Breastfeeding: the best ‘present’ to your child

Currently, in Tanzania, the paid maternity leave is for twelve weeks which only assures exclusive breastfeeding for three months if the mother has to

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Liberia: LDC Appeals to Gol, Others to Increase Diabetes Awareness

The founder of the Liberia Diabetes Center (LDC) in Monrovia, Mr. James Momoh, says diabetes is a silent killer in the country and therefore,

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Bird Flu: Zim, SA Lose 1m Chickens to Bird Flu

Zimbabwe and South Africa have lost over one million chickens to Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza (HPAI), it has been learnt. The disease hit the

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Tanzania: ‘Don’t Worry, We Have Less Heart Problems’

The number of heart patients seeking treatment abroad has dropped by 80 per cent in the last financial year, the government said yesterday. Minister

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Ethiopia: IGAD-MRH to Strengthen Fight Against Sub-Standard, Falsified Medical Products

The 3rd annual Inter Governmental Authority to Development (IGAD) – Medicine Regulatory Harmonization (MRH) Heads of National Medicines Regulatory Authorities (NMRA) conference kicked off

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