Tag: health

South Africa: SA Records 8,920 New Covid-19 Cases

South Africa on Thursday recorded 8 920 new COVID-19, says the National Institute for Communicable Diseases (NICD). Representing...

South Africa: President Cyril Ramaphosa – 2nd Global Summit On Covid-19

Message from President Cyril Ramaphosa of South Africa and the AU champion for COVID-19 response at the 2nd...

Africa: Global Agencies Called to Support Vaccine Manufacturing in Africa

President Cyril Ramaphosa has called on global agencies to assist in boosting the local manufacturing and production of...

South Africa: Deputy President David Mabuza Welcomes Replenishment of Global Fund Grant for HIV and Aids Programmes

Deputy President David Mabuza, in his capacity as the Chairperson of the South African National AIDS Council (SANAC),...

Namibia: Covid-19 Update – New Regulations

THE Namibian government has decided that limits on public gatherings will remain unchanged at 1 000 people. However,...

African Faith Leaders Urges Global Covid-19 to ‘Make Bold Commitments’

Cape Town — An African religious leader has urged a global coronavirus summit to give low- and middle-income...

Ghana: Unilever Ghana’s Geisha Brand Team Donates to Mothers, Newborns

Unilever's skin cleansing brand, Geisha, has visited some key hospitals in Accra to present hampers with assorted Geisha...

5 Simple Proactive Measures To Keep You From Getting Sick

Moving in to winter, it’s the season when bacteria and viruses are all over the place, as has...

Liberia: New Report Finds Blood Pressure Drugs Can Cost Up to 40 Times More in Regions With the Most Strokes and Heart Attacks

High cost, low availability and variable quality of medicines increase risk of heart attacks and strokes from high...

Rwanda: Lessons From Covid-19 Have Helped Strengthen Our Health System, Says RBC’s Dr Rwagasore

Since the outbreak of the Covid-19 pandemic, Rwanda has been lauded for its effective responses and for adequately...

Zimbabwe: Parirenyatwa Denies Negligence On Amputated Girl, Accuses Mother of Lying

TABLES have turned against a Harare woman, Tiny Masvaure, who sued Parirenyatwa Group of Hospitals for negligence which...

Ghana: Isser Predicts Brighter Post Covid-19 Economic Future

Winneba — The Institute of Statistical, Social and Economic Research (ISSER) of the University of Ghana, predicts brighter...

Ghana: MDC Rolls Out Mandatory Examination Policy for Health Professional

The Medical and Dental Council (MDC) has begun its policy that makes it impossible for trained doctors to...

Africa: Covid-19 Recoveries Across Continent Near 9.8 Million

As of May 13, 2022, confirmed cases of Covid-19 from 55 African countries reached  11,611,426 while over  296,971,588...

Ghana: 37 Military Hospital Maternity Unit to Be Temporary Shut Down

The maternity unit of 37 Military Hospital will be closed down for a routine fumigation exercise, a statement...

Africa: WHO and MPP Announce Agreement With NIH for Covid-19 Health Technologies

WHO's COVID-19 Technology Access Pool (C-TAP) and the Medicines Patent Pool (MPP) today finalized a licensing agreement with...

Nigeria: Information Minister Explains Govt’s Financial Interventions in Health Sector

The Minister of Information and Culture, Mr. Lai Mohammed has explained the rationale behind Federal government's financial interventions...

Malawi: Chakwera Inaugurates Red Cross Flag Week With K2m Donation

Malawi President Dr. Lazarus McCarthy Chakwera on Wednesday presided over Malawi Red Cross Flag week at Kamuzu Palace...

Nigeria: I’ll Reverse Brain Drain, Boost Health Insurance Coverage From 7 to 50 Percent – Saraki

A presidential aspirant in the People's Democratic Party, PDP and Former President of the Senate, Senator Bukola Saraki...

Nigeria: Buhari Commends Okwuosa On Inauguration of Dialysis Centre in Anambra

President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Oilserv, Engineer Emeka Okwuosa, on the inauguration...

Rwanda: Viral Load Suppression – Why We Need Renewed Effort to Combat HIV/Aids

When HIV broke out in the 1980s, thousands of people had only a few weeks or months from...

Nigeria: Do More Than Half of Nigerians Have Covid-19 Antibodies, As Newspaper Claimed? Study Didn’t Quite Say That

An analysis by Nigeria's Guardian newspaper said over 50% of the country's people have been exposed to the...

Africa: Maintaining the momentum for pandemic response and Prioritizing Preparedness – 2nd COVID-⁠19 Co-Host Statement

Washington, DC — On May 12, under the leadership of the United States, Belize, Germany, Indonesia, and Senegal,...

South Africa: Government Celebrates Nurses On International Nurses Day

As the world celebrates International Nurses Day, the Government Communication and Information System would like to recognise and...

South Africa: Charlotte Maxeke Hospital Reopens… Barely

The Johannesburg hospital has started reopening as the fire damage is repaired but delays, security issues and dubious...

South Africa: Healthcare Workers Vital in Building the Country

Government has hailed the hard work and diligent role nurses have played and continue to play in keeping...

South Africa: Cabinet Approves Framework On Disability Rights Awareness Campaigns

Cabinet has approved the National Strategic Framework on Disability Rights Awareness-Raising Campaigns for Persons with Disabilities. During a...

South Africa: Cabinet Reiterates Call for Vaccination

Cabinet has called on unvaccinated people to do so to protect themselves and their loved ones. Minister in...

Mozambique: Covid-19 – Over 14 Million Fully Vaccinated

Maputo — The number of people in Mozambique fully vaccinated against the Covid-19 respiratory disease is now more...

Southern Africa Faces Uptick in Covid-19 Cases

Brazzaville — Southern Africa is facing an upsurge in COVID-19 cases for the third consecutive week as the...

Africa: Over 11.6 Million Covid-19 Cases Confirmed Across Continent

As of May 12, 2022, confirmed cases of Covid-19 from 55 African countries reached  11,601,683 while over  296,921,172...

Africa: Cancer Cases Soaring in Sub-Saharan Africa – Report

A study by an international group of cancer consultants says the number of people dying of the disease...

South Africa: SA Records Over 10,000 New Covid-19 Cases

South Africa has recorded 10 017 new COVID-19 cases in the last 24 hours, which brings the total...

Mozambique: Covid-19 – 10 New Cases and 11 Recoveries

Maputo — The Mozambican health authorities on Tuesday reported a further ten cases of the Covid-19 respiratory disease....

South Africa: How South Africa Is Integrating Covid Into Routine Care for Mothers and Babies

COVID-19 has had a direct impact on maternal mortality. Pregnant women are not at an increased risk of...

Tanzania: China Donates Medical Equipment to Mnh

THE Chinese government on Wednesday donated a number of medical equipment worth more than 140m/- to Muhimbili National...

Rwanda: New Covid-19 Vaccination Drive Launched in Kigali Ahead of CHOGM

Rwanda Biomedical Centre (RBC) launched a two-week vaccination campaign in Kigali that kicked off on Monday 9, ahead...

Africa: Dialogue and Cooperation Needed for ‘Interlinked Global Crises’ UN Chief Says in Austria

The world is facing "multiple and interlinked global crises," the UN chief told journalists in Austria on Wednesday...

African Archbishops and Faith Leaders Implore World Leaders To ‘Act With Compassion’ at Biden’s Global Covid-19 Summit

Religious leaders from across Africa have called on world governments to "act with compassion" and ensure that the...

Nigeria: African Vaccination Week 2022 – Equitable Vaccine Access Can Help Build Resilient Communities

From the old (smallpox) to the new (COVID-19), for centuries, vaccines have helped save and promote healthier lives...