Key Correspondents' health blogs on the pitfalls and successes of national, local and community health initiatives such as immunization and blood donor schemes.
The impact malaria, cancer, fistula, tuberculosis, malnutrition and sanitation health have on individual lives and communities are also documented as are outbreaks of diseases such as hepatitis B.
Of particular relevance for KCs is the impact co-infection such as TB and HIV has on the lives of individuals, families and communities,
The stigma, myths, rumours and attitudes those living with various health issues face is also documented, as is the community action being taken to change the situation.
The European Union has unveiled a €13 million (US$18 million) towards the revitalisation of Zimbabwe’s health sector through the Health Transition Fund. more
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 on the bare ground outside the hospital while people looked on. more
Zambia’s First Lady Dr Christine Kaseba has urged policy makers to pay attention to the reproductive health needs of sexually active adolescents. more
People from Wera sub-county, Amuria district in eastern Uganda have decried the poor standard of health services there. more
It has emerged that women are suffering silently as many are resuming sex too early after giving birth. more
Kabarole district, western Uganda is facing a shortage of vaccines due to an ongoing stockout by the National Medical Stores (NMS), an official has said. more
Zimbabwe’s Ministry of Health and Child Welfare (MHCW) is to conduct its first national tuberculosis prevalency survey. more
In Apedi Adek village, in Oyam district, northern Uganda a centenarian great grandmother lives on. Williams Moi tells her story. more