Category: Health

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

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Poor evidence generation affecting policy decision making in Africa, says WHO

Africa is poor at generating evidence for policy and decision making, Dr Luis Sambo, the World Health Organisation regional director for Africa has sa ...

Global Fund introduces new funding model

The Global Fund to Fights AIDS, Malaria and Tuberculosis is adopting a new approach to funding grants by investing additional money in health programm ...

First ever framework to prevent and control non-communicable diseases agreed by WHO

The first ever global monitoring framework to prevent and control diseases such as heart disease, diabetes, cancer, chronic lung disease and other non ...

Unlocking the potential in traditional health practitioners

Robert Tapfumaneyi examines the debate surrounding traditional health practitioners in Zimbabwe. ...

Zimbabwe adopts e-health strategies

ln a bid to move with global developments Zimbabwe has developed ehealth strategies to enhance service delivery and increasing competitiveness in the ...

UNICEF commends Kasese district but warns on early motherhood

Uganda: Kasese district, western Uganda has been identified by UNICEF as leading rural areas in the mobilisation of pregnant mothers to deliver in hea ...

Kabarole woman gives birth to conjoined twins

Hardly four months after a set of conjoined twins were delivered in Kabarole district another mother has given birth to twins at Fort Portal Regional ...

Lyantonde hospital: a death trap for our mothers and infants

“Our Lyantonde hospital has become a place where our people are going to perish from. Today women fear to visit that hospital because no pregnant woma ...

Uganda: Women and girls encouraged to attend free cervical cancer screening

Women and girls in Teso, Uganda are being encouraged to for for cervical cancer screening at Soroti Regional Referral Hospital. ...

Blog Action Day 2012

Today, as bloggers of the world celebrate Blog Action Day I would like to pay tribute to the work of the Key Correspondents, who have opened many eyes ...
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