Tag: health

Kenya: Count on Us for Your Health Supplies, KEMSA Assures Governor-Elects

Nairobi — The Kenya Medical Supplies Authority (KEMSA) has pledged to support the health promotion agenda at the...

Liberia: Fidelity Healthcare Seeks Partnership With Government

The Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Fidelity Healthcare Services Incorporated says if Liberia's healthcare system would improve, there...

Ghana: MoGCSP Launches Early Childhood Development Campaign

The Ministry of Gender, Children and Social Protection (MoGCSP) has launched an Early Childhood Development (ECD) campaign, in...

Ghana: NGO Moves to Strengthen Mental Health

The Art of Living, an international non-religious, non-profit organisation will host an event, to assist individuals in strengthening...

Ghana: USAID Organises Training On COVID-19 At Goaso

Goaso — The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Strengthening the Care Continuum Project, on Tuesday held...

Ghana: Pharmacist Urges Public to Prioritise Rest

A Sunyani-based pharmacist, Mr Daniel Kusi Antwi, has urged the public to prioritise rest in their daily activities...

Ghana: The Agenda 111 Hospital Projects in Kukuom, Kenyasi Will Be Completed On Time – George Boakye

The Ahafo Regional Minister, Mr George Yaw Boakye, has disclosed that the Agenda 111 Hospital Projects have commenced...

Ghana: DVLA, GOA Partner to Provide Free Eye Screening Nationwide to Commercial Drivers

The Driver and Vehicle Licensing Authority (DVLA) in collaboration with the Ghana Optometric Association (GOA) yesterday began a...

Mozambique: Over 7.5 Million Children Will Be Vaccinated Against Polio

Maputo — The fourth round of the polio vaccination campaign against polio in Mozambique, which starts on Thursday...

Mozambique: Covid-19 – 19 New Cases and 92 Recoveries

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

Africa: Covid Vaccine – How the New ‘Bivalent’ Booster Will Target Omicron

The UK's Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) has approved a bivalent COVID booster vaccine, making it...

Africa: When Covid-19 or Flu Viruses Kill, They Often Have an Accomplice – Bacterial Infections

The 1918 influenza pandemic resulted in the loss of over 3% of the world's population - at least...

Ethiopia: News Analysis – Faltering Dreams: the Fight for Inclusivity

Addis Abeba — Social media has been ripe with stories of medical students facing salient administrational challenges, owing...

Tanzania: Govt Commits to Work With Stakeholders in Improving Community Health

DEPUTY Minister for Information, Communication and Information Technology Mr Mathew Kundo has said that the government will continue...

Malawi Cholera Cases Rise Despite Vaccination Campaign

Blantyre — Despite a nationwide vaccination campaign that started in May, Malawi is struggling to contain a cholera...

Nigeria: Buhari Approves Three Additional Orthopedic Hospitals

The three orthopedic hospitals are to be sited in the North-east, North-central and South-south regions of the country....

Nigeria: Transitioning Polio Emergency Operations Centres to Strengthen Nigeria’s Health Security

Emergency Operations Centres, first used in Nigeria during the national polio response, were valuable assets in Nigeria's polio...

Nigeria: Health Insurance – NHIA, Four Universities Sign MOU On Capacity Development

The management of the Nigeria Health Insurance Authority (NHIA) yesterday entered into an agreement with four institutions in...

Gambia: First Lady’s Foundation Presents Medical Items to Bansang Hospital

As part of efforts to complement Government efforts in the health delivery system, the First Lady's Foundation through...

Africa: Life Expectancy Increases in Africa By 10 Years, but Not for All

The World Health Organization (WHO) has praised African countries for improvements in health services that have seen average...

Liberia: Weah to Build a New JFK Hospital

President George Manneh Weah has announced plans to construct a new JFK hospital in Monrovia, the government's largest...

1 Hour Morning Vinyasa Yoga Flow By Tania

Follow along with Tania as she takes you through a 1 hour vinyasa yoga flow to make you...

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: 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...

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...

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...