Category: Health

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

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Uganda: Bundibugyo health workers ‘charge fees’

Health officials in Bundibugyo District, Uganda are charging fees and soliciting bribes from patients to provide 'free' services, a new report alleges ...

Zimbabwe establishes national health information committee

A National Health Information Technical Committee (NHISTC) has been established in Zimbabwe to oversee the implementation of the National Health Infor ...

Improving nutrition in Africa

A new program to help deliver improved nutrition to Africa was designed at a workshop in Nairobi earlier this month. ...

Integration for Impact 2012: Commitment from African governments needed

There was need to get a general understanding of the concept of integration, so I asked the Professor Craig Cohen, Department of Obstetrics, Gynaecolo ...

Integration for Impact 2012: Why Kenyan men shy away from SRH clinics

A low number of Kenyan men use hospitals and clinics as many men believe that medical facilities are for women. This view plays a large part in the sm ...

Kumi district, Uganda launches sanitation campaign

Kumi district, Uganda has today launched a campaign on home improvement sanitation, officials have revealed. ...

Global Fund adopts new approach to funding grants

The board of the Global Fund for AIDS, Malaria and Tuberculosis has adopted a new approach to funding grants that will enable the organisation to “inv ...

Integration for Impact 2012: Inadequate health workforce a big challenge for integration in Kenya

Dr. Sheila Macharia, senior health advisor at USAID Kenya, has attributed the lack of healthcare personnel as the major challenge in integrating HIV a ...

Integration for Impact 2012: Can Uganda close the gaps for better SRH?

With a population of 32 million, and women giving birth to a average of seven children each, Uganda continues to struggle with one of Africa's highest ...

Sweden grant $30 million for women and children programmes in Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe’s social sector suffered greatly as a result of more than a decade of economic and political challenges making it difficult for many women an ...
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