Category: Health

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

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Nutrition campaign launches in Kenya

Nestle’s Equatorial Africa region (EAR) on Wednesday (23 May 2012) launched a consumer awareness campaign focusing on nutrition and the impact of nutr ...

WHO testing new maternal delivery device

A new low-cost simplified device to safely deliver babies when labour is prolonged is undergoing clinical trials, says World Health Organisation (WHO) ...

Minister blames healthworker shortage on rich families

By Geoffrey Mutegeki Araali The Ugandan health sector is to continue lacking human resource in rural areas due to the proportion of doctors who come ...

Safe male circumscision kicks off in Teso, Uganda

Over 259 students drawn from different secondary schools in Teso have undergone safe male circumcision. ...

Zimbabwe health ministry to test non-surgical circumcision device

Zimbabwe’s Ministry of Health and Child Welfare is to run trials on a non-surgical circumcision device, which requires no anaesthesia injection. The ...

Parliaments pledge to scale up efforts to secure the health of women and children

Leaders of nearly 120 national parliaments attending a major meeting in Ugandan capital, Kampala this week resolved to prioritize action and resources ...

Elderly Ugandan man donates land to raise awareness on health issues

An elderly Ugandan man from Gayaza town in Nangabo Wakiso district, Kampala has donated a piece of land to help raise awareness on HIV protection and ...

Masks for TB Prevention

Survivors of multi drug resistance tuberculosis (MDR TB) and leading NGOs took to the streets for World Tuberculosis Day at the weekend (24 March) to ...

Zambian doctor praises Australia’s ground-breaking stance on tobacco

A leading Zambian doctor has praised the ground breaking new tobacco packaging laws recently brought in by Australia. ...

Childhood tuberculosis neglected despite available remedies

Tuberculosis often goes undiagnosed in children from birth to 15 years old because they lack access to health services, or because health workers are ...
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