Health

Simple Tips To Managing Cholesterol

Total cholesterol consists of high and low-density lipoproteins (cholesterol bound to a transport protein). High-density lipoproteins are called...

Sierra Leone: Deputy CMO Conducts Facility Inspection At Kingharman Road Hospital

The Deputy Chief Medical Officer Clinical, Dr. Mustapha Kabba, and Director of Hospitals Inspection, Ibrahim Foday-Musa, made an...

Sierra Leone: PCMH Provides Over 7000 Free Healthcare Services for Women, Children

Minister of Health and Sanitation, Dr. Austin Demby, has disclosed on a family-work visit to the Ola During...

Africa: Millions More Children to Benefit From World’s First Malaria Vaccine – Unicef

The pharmaceutical company GSK has been awarded a contract to produce the world's first malaria vaccine so that...

Africa: UN HIV/Aids Advocate and ‘Proud Champion’ of Women Dies At 92

Nafis Sadik, who died on Monday at the age 92 was the first woman to ever head one...

Nigeria: Buhari – Eliminating Malaria By 2030 Will Save Nigeria N2trn

-Dangote inaugurated as chairman of council to eradicate scourge Deji Elumoye President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday declared that the...

Nigeria to Save N2trn From Malaria Elimination – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has inaugurated the Nigeria End Malaria Council (NEMC) and projected that the successful implementation of...

Nigeria: Elimination of Malaria By 2030 Will Save Nigeria N2trn – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has declared that the successful elimination of malaria in Nigeria is projected to save the...

Nigeria to Save N2 Trillion From Malaria Elimination – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari Tuesday in Abuja inaugurated Nigeria End Malaria Council (NEMC), projecting that the successful implementation of...

South Africa: The Key to Treating TB May Be in a Common Carbohydrate. What We Know So Far

Curdlan is a popular carbohydrate in the food industry. Its name is derived from the word "curdle", and...

Africa: Millions More Children to Benefit From Malaria Vaccine As UNICEF Secures Supply

New York/Copenhagen — With malaria one of the biggest killers of children under 5, the world's first vaccine...

Ghana Targets ‘Zero Human Rabies’ By 2030

Ghana would be able to achieve "Zero human rabies deaths by 2030" through mass dog vaccinations, targeting coverage...

Ghana: MTN Engages Media in Health Walk

As part of efforts to promote health and wellness through exercising, telecommunications giants MTN engaged media personnel in...

Sudanese Protest in Solidarity With Cancer Patients

Wad Madani — Volunteers in Wad Madani, the capital of El Gezira, launched a vigil in front of...

South Africa: Women in Health – How Daphney Conco Dreamed of Wearing a Graduation Gown and Did It

"If I were to ask you, where one can get an abortion, would you know? Would you be...

Ghana: Ga North Municipal Hospital Lacks Infrastructure – Dr Caesar

The Medical Superintendent of the Ga North Municipal Hospital, Dr Victor Caesar, says the facility lacks adequate infrastructures...

Africa: The Rise of ‘Dr. Google’ – the Risks of Self-Diagnosis and Searching Symptoms Online

Virtual health care was adopted more widely during the COVID-19 pandemic, with many people accessing health-care providers remotely....

Nigeria: Ebonyi Records Confirmed Case of Monkeypox

The Health commissioner said the state government is on top of the situation. The Ebonyi State Government on...

Nigeria: Monkeypox – Nigeria Records 60 New Cases in 19 States

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has recorded an additional 60 suspected cases of monkeypox in 19...

Nigeria: Lassa Fever – Nigeria Records One Death, 13 New Infections in One Week

NCDC said in 2022, a total of 880 people have been infected with the virus across 100 local...

Nigeria: Kano State’s Health Security Roadmap – Evaluating Strengths and Gaps and Improving Health Systems

When Nigeria conducted a Joint External Evaluation (JEE) in 2017, there was no way of knowing that the...

South Africa: Communication Research Key to SA’s Pandemic Management

Government Communication and Information System (GCIS) Director-General, Phumla Williams, says robust communication research was crucial to South Africa's...

South Africa: North West Health Refutes Reports of Severe Medication Shortages in Facilities

Department refutes reports of severe medication shortages in facilities The North West Department of Health has noted with...

Nigeria Records 13 New Cases of Lassa Fever in 1 Week

The latest epidemiological report by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) says the country has recorded 13...

Ghana: MoH Sets RTI Unit to Improve Access to Information

The Ministry of Health (MOH) has become the first public institution to set up a Right to Information...

Ghana: President Launches New 10-Year National Youth Policy Framework in Accra

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has launched the new policy framework to guide the implementation of interventions geared...

Gambia: SBNGambia, Businesses Commit to Invest in Nutrition

The SUN Business Network Gambia Chapter (SBNGambia) on Tuesday commenced a three-day re-convergence on nutrition commitment and Terms...

Gambia: Lack of Resources May Hamper Investigation of Rare Medical Condition

A retired Gambian public health specialist, Philip Saine, has lamented that the investigation of a rare medical condition...

Gambia: On Acute Kidney Diseases Among Children!

Promoting healthy lives and guaranteeing the well-being of all citizens is essential to sustainable development. Currently, the world...

Africa: Monkeypox – Experts Give Virus Variants New Names

A group of global experts convened by WHO has agreed on new names for monkeypox virus variants, as...

Africa: Intergenerational Solidarity and Adolescent Wellbeing

Ageism is an insidious and often an unaddressed issue in health, human rights, and development, and has bearings...

Nigeria: Monkeypox – Nigeria Confirms 15 New Cases As Men Account for Over 50% of Infections

According to the Centre for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 31,799 Monkeypox cases have now been reported across...

Nigeria: Monkeypox – Virologist Urges Govt to Acquire Smallpox Vaccines

A Professor of Virology, Sunday Omilabu, has urged the federal government to acquire smallpox vaccines in the fight...

Africa: The Covid Lab Leak Theory Is Dead. Here’s How We Know the Virus Came From a Wuhan Market

My colleagues and I published the most detailed studies of the earliest events in the COVID-19 pandemic last...

Nigerian Hospital Cautions Against ‘Outbreak of Marburg Disease’

In a leaked internal memo on Friday, the University of Abuja Teaching Hospital, Gwagwalada, notified the hospital community...

Nigeria: LifeBank, Nasarawa State Partners to Digitize Medical Oxygen Demand

LifeBank, a healthtech that enables hospitals to access medical supplies through its digital marketplace has signed a Memorandum...

Angola: How Angola is Training Nurses to Support Safe Birth During Emergencies

Namibe — "Working with women, my biggest challenge is to bring knowledge, because those who do not have...

Africa: Over 367 Million Covid19 Vaccines Administered Across Continent

As of August 12, 2022, confirmed cases of Covid-19 from 55 African countries reached  12,112,877 while  367,540,612 vaccinations...

Ghana: GHS to Vaccinate High Risk Groups Against Monkeypox

The Ghana Health Service (GHS) has hinted of possible vaccination against Monkeypox among high risk groups identified in...

Ghana Poised to Produce COVID-19 Vaccines… 1st Batch to Be Turned Out Early 2024

Proof'Ghana would by early 2024 produce its first batch of COVID-19 vaccines in the country, the Director of...