Category: Health

Tuberculosis, malaria, STIs and other health issues affect the quality of many people's lives.

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Magical Mwachiro

Magical Mwachiro

“I’ve struggled to look back at the photos, videos or posts that emerged during that period of hospitalisation. I don’t know why. Maybe I just want to ...

EU unveils €13 million in support of Zimbabwe’s Health Transition Fund

The European Union has unveiled a €13 million (US$18 million) towards the revitalisation of Zimbabwe’s health sector through the Health Transition Fun ...

What choice do our Ugandan mothers have?

Once upon a time, there was a woman from eastern Uganda who walked all the way from Kamuda village to Soroti town 12 kilometres away only to deliver o ...

Pay attention to adolescents’ sexual health needs, Zambia’s First Lady urges policy makers

Zambia's First Lady Dr Christine Kaseba has urged policy makers to pay attention to the reproductive health needs of sexually active adolescents. ...

Suffering in silence: women resume sex early after giving birth

It has emerged that women are suffering silently as many are resuming sex too early after giving birth. ...

Growing old in Oyam, Uganda: Mary Joyce’s story

In Apedi Adek village, in Oyam district, northern Uganda a centenarian great grandmother lives on. Williams Moi tells her story. ...

Accuracy of countries’ health data must improve, warns WHO

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has said a recent study published in The Lancet on which countries carry the largest disease burden highlights the ...

GlaxoSmithKline launches SMS service to tackle counterfeit drugs

Health company GlaxoSmithKline has introduced an SMS service dubbed Hakikisha dawa to enhance patient safety by allowing people to check whether GSK b ...

Zambian minister urges African governments to contribute towards clinical trials

Professor Nkandu Luo has urged African governments to support the development of new drugs against HIV, tuberculosis and malaria by actively contribut ...

16 Days: rural Zim women welcome female condoms

In an effort to help and empower rural women on issues to do with their reproductive health and rights, the Women and Aids Support Network (WASN) has ...
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