Category: Health

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

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Paedriatic nurses gathers to improve maternal health in Kenya

Ways to accelerate the improvement of infant health in Kenya are being debated in Mombasa today as Kenya's Paediatric Nurses Annual Scientific Confere ...

More active promotion of medical guidelines is needed to save children’s lives, study finds

Studies in low income countries have repeatedly shown that health workers barely comply with global, evidence-based clinical guidelines when managing ...

Water shortage and poor health facilities in Rwamwanja refugee camp

Despite the interventions by several organisations to help the refugees at Rwamwanja Refugee Camp in Nkoma Sub County Kamwenge district, Uganda, much ...

Family Planning Summit: WHO to fast-track access to contraceptives for more women

The World Health Organization has committed itself to fast-track its assessment of new and existing quality contraceptives so more women in low- and m ...

My view: Zimbabwe’s health from hero to zero

KC Robert Tapfumaneyi's take on the historical roots of Zimbabwe's failing health system. ...

Culture and male circumcision clash in Mbale, Uganda

“Stand straight and look into my eyes. Don’t twitch a muscle. I see you’re crying. You are crying for it. Crying to be cut to look like your father. B ...

US $50 million announced for toilets and safe drinking water in rural Zimbabwe

Thousands of communities are set to benefit from a US$50 million sanitation grant from UKAID, part of the UK Department for International Development ...

The Guardian crowd sourcing project for global summit on family planning

Before a global family planning summit in London on 11 July, The Guardian would like to hear your views on the main obstacles to accessing contracepti ...

Caring for sick children in Kenya is cost effective, says study

A new study by KEMRI Wellcome Trust Researchers however suggests that the Emergency Triage and Treatment Plus (ETAT +) approach can be a cost effectiv ...

E-Health seminar to map out strategy and framework for Zimbabwe

The University of Zimbabwe (UZ) College of Health Sciences (HITRAC) will this month ( 28 June, 2012) hold an e-health seminar with the aim of devising ...
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