Health

Mozambique: Maputo Study On Cutting Mother to Child Transmission of Hepatitis B

A study carried out in Maputo has shown that antenatal departments can cut the transmission of the hepatitis...

Nigerian Minister Recovers From Covid-19

The minister had on December 31,2021 announced through the same platform that he tested positive for the COVID-19...

Namibia: Woman Blames Nurses for Stillbirth

A 25-year-old woman, who lost her baby boy before delivery on Monday morning at Outjo district hospital in...

Namibia: Scrapping of PCR Tests for Fully Vaccinated Welcomed

Cross-border lorry drivers have welcomed the new Covid-19 regulations that allow fully vaccinated Namibians to enter the country...

Namibia: Women Plead for Electricity to Save Their Lives

TWO women residing at Okahandja Park informal settlement in Windhoek are suffering from serious chronic health conditions requiring...

Namibia: Policy Reforms Needed to Crush Poverty

To overcome rampant poverty in Namibia, the World Bank in its latest overview advised the implementation of crucial...

Uganda: Makerere Seeks Shs 300 Bn to Build Teaching Hospital

Makerere University University has requested for Shs 300 billion to construct a university teaching hospital and dental school....

Liberia: Multi-Partner Liberia-U.S. Collaboration Publishes Findings On the Presence of Covid – 19 Delta Variant During Surge in Reported Infections

Monrovia — In June 2021, Liberia experienced a surge of cases of infection with SARS-CoV-2, the virus that...

Tunisia: Covid-19 – 3 Fatalities in 24h in Medenine

Tunis/Tunisia — Three more COVID-19 fatalities were logged in the past 24 hours in Medenine, Preventive Healthcare Director...

Ghana: GRCS Advises Public Acquire First Aid Skills

The Ghana Red Cross Society (GRCS) has urged the public to endeavour to acquire first aid knowledge and...

Ghana: Covid-19 Safety Protocol Defiance Increase in Accra … Some Residents Make Excuse for Non-Adherence

Despite the rise in the country's COVID-19 cases, a huge number of Ghanaians continue to disregard the disease's...

Tunisia: Covid-19 – Tunisia Logs 2 More Deaths and 3,905 Infections On Jan.16

Tunis/Tunisia — Two COVID-19 deaths and 3,905 infections were logged on January 16 from 14,226 tests (27.45% positivity...

Tunisia: Covid-19 – Over 10,000 Jabs Given On Jan.17

Tunis/Tunisia — Tunisia administered 10,510 COVID-19 vaccines on January 17, including 5,029 first shots, 3,916 second doses, 1,557...

Malawi: Admitted Patients Going Without Meals At Karonga District Hospital

Patients at Karonga District Hospital are going without following the decision by the suppliers to stop providing the...

Zimbabwe Records Sharp Decrease in Covid-19 Cases

Zimbabwe has seen a sharp decline in Covid-19 cases over the past week, with daily cases dropping from...

Liberia: National Study On Social and Economic Impacts of Covid-19 On Informal Businesses Kicks Off

The Liberia Institute of Statistics and Geo-Information Services (LISGIS) in collaboration with the Ministry of Finance and Development...

Uganda: Fuel Crisis – Covid-19 Testing Suspended At Malaba, Busia to Ease Traffic Flow

FUEL CRISIS: Covid-19 testing suspended at Malaba, Busia to ease traffic flow The Ministry of Health has temporarily...

Nigeria: Covid-19 – Nigeria Records Seven Deaths, 249 New Cases Monday

NCDC says Taraba State accounted for one of the seven fatalities, and a backlog of 36 discharged cases...

Egypt: Gov. Denies Warning Citizens Not to Go to Hospitals ‎

The Cabinet media center has dismissed as groundless reports that citizens had been warned not to go to...

Tunisia: Covid-19 – Sidi Bouzid Logs 107 More Infections

Tunis/Tunisia — Sidi Bouzid governorate saw a surge in coronavirus infections, with 107 new cases, taking the caseload...

Malawi: Cdedi Adamant As It Vows to Continue Fighting Mandatory Covid-19 Vaccination

The Centre for Democracy and Economic Development Initiatives (CDEDI) has vowed it will continue fighting any attempts by...

Zimbabwe: Vic Falls HIV Viral Load Initiative Begins

VICTORIA Falls has started implementing HIV mass viral load collection activities to ensure that every HIV positive patient...

Zimbabwe: Student Seeks U.S.$10 000 for Heart Treatment in India

A 20-year-old student from the Zimbabwe Ezekiel Guti University (ZEGU) is appealing for US$10 000 to undergo a...

Zimbabwe: Bill Grants Equality for Expectant Mothers

The Labour Amendment Bill now before Parliament for debate grants employed pregnant women three months paid maternity leave...

Tanzania: Turn Out in Large Numbers for Covid-19 Jabs, Urges Dr Mathuki

THE East African Community (EAC) Secretary-General Peter Mathuki has urged East Africans to turn out in large numbers...

Africa: US FDA Approved Cabotegravir Extended-Release – the First Long-Acting Injectable Option for HIV Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis

Cabotegravir extended-release suspension, a long-acting integrase inhibitor, was approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on...

Rwanda: Burera Residents Tipped on Ways to Tackle Malnutrition

The Public Health Students Association from the University of Rwanda (UR) has completed a campaign on fighting malnutrition...

Nigeria: Covid-19 – FCTA Bars Unvaccinated Staff, Visitors From Offices

Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) early yesterday morning, mounted heavy security surveillance at all entry points to its...

Nigeria: Strengthening Surveillance and Vaccine Uptake to Curb the Transmission of Circulating Vaccine Derived Polio Virus in Kano State

Nigeria was declared Polio free in August 2020, however despite Nigeria's wild polio virus free status, the country...

Nigeria: Why I’m Seeking Federal Govt’s Nod for Malaria Eradication – Ned Nwoko

The chairman of Prince Ned Nwoko Foundation and Antarctica explorer, Hon Ned Nwoko, has explained his quest for...

Africa: Super-Rich Thrive As Covid-19 Pushes Millions Into Poverty

London — A new billionaire has been created every 26 hours during the pandemic, deepening the world's wealth...

Nigeria: Covid-19 – Three Nigerian Billionaires Got Additional $6.9bn Within 2 Years – Report

The Oxfam in Nigeria has said that beginning in mid-March 2020, three Nigerian billionaires had their wealth increased...

Nigeria: In 2021, Nigeria Lost 3,604 Lives to Cholera – Official

Cholera - a diarrheal disease that can kill within hours if it is not treated - is endemic...

Kalahari Process™ unlocks full potential of iron ore tailings

The iron ore price surged in early December after customs data revealed that China’s iron ore imports rose...

Armed with produce collateral, Ghana farmers widen Africa’s lending pool

By David Njagi For the first time in Africa, farmers in Ghana are using farm produce as collateral...

Gambia: Childfund Hands Over Mosquito Nets for Children, Pregnant Women

ChildFund The Gambia last Friday handed over 16,000 LLIN mosquito bed nets to regional health directorates at a...

Gambia: Distinguished and Congratulated Cuban Health Professionals in the Gambia

Banjul, Jan 16th. - A group of health professionals that concludes their mission in the Gambia was distinguished...

Zimbabwe: Health-Workers Clap Back At Mutsvangwa’s Brain Drain Claims

Health workers have expressed disgruntlement over ZANU-PF spokesperson Christopher Mutsvangwa's claims that western countries are behind the massive...

Namibia: December Prices Soar – allAfrica.com

Consumers in Namibia have been experiencing higher prices on products and services recently due to many economic disruptions...

Tunisia: Covid-19 – Gabes Logs 90 More Infections

Tunis/Tunisia — 90 COVID-19 infections were logged in Gabes from 341 tests, taking the caseload to 23,444, including...