March 24, 2017

Kenya: Kenya Needs to Up Its Game to Get TB Under Control

Kenya: Kenya Needs to Up Its Game to Get TB Under Control [The Conversation Africa] Tuberculosis is a global health threat. Newer tools to test for […]
March 24, 2017

Nigeria’s Environmental Health Council cautions officers…

Nigeria’s Environmental Health Council cautions officers… Nigeria’s Environmental Health Council cautions officers … uniformThe post Nigeria s Environmental Health Council cautions… Source: Nigerian Health Feed Read […]
March 24, 2017

South Africa: Latest Transmission Patterns for Drug Resistant TB Pose New Challenge

South Africa: Latest Transmission Patterns for Drug Resistant TB Pose New Challenge [The Conversation Africa] The emergence of drug resistant tuberculosis has resulted in scientists taking […]
March 24, 2017

US healthcare bill: Trump issues Friday vote ultimatum

US healthcare bill: Trump issues Friday vote ultimatum The president demands a make-or-break vote on Friday on a new healthcare bill to replace Obamacare. Source: BBC […]
March 24, 2017

Africa: Global Fund and Inter-Parliamentary Union Sign MoU

Africa: Global Fund and Inter-Parliamentary Union Sign MoU [Global Fund] Geneva -The Global Fund and the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) have signed a memorandum of understanding to […]
March 24, 2017

Ethiopia: Improving Nutritious Food Fortification Scheme

Ethiopia: Improving Nutritious Food Fortification Scheme [Ethiopian Herald] Ethiopians have a proverb that goes ‘An ear mumps on top of a goitre’ which literally means adding […]
March 24, 2017

…are hiding health hazards from oil spills in Nigeria

…are hiding health hazards from oil spills in Nigeria Royal Dutch Shell's Nigeria subsidiary "fiercely opposed" environmental testing and is … thousands of Nigerians are exposed […]
March 24, 2017

Ethiopia: PHE Underlines Integrated Efforts to Sustain Dev't

Ethiopia: PHE Underlines Integrated Efforts to Sustain Dev't [Ethiopian Herald] Population Health and Environment Ethiopia Consortium (PHE) said a coordinated institutional effort is crucial for achieving […]
March 24, 2017

South Africa: Tuberculosis Leading Cause of Death in 2015

South Africa: Tuberculosis Leading Cause of Death in 2015 [SAnews.gov.za] Pretoria -Tuberculosis remains the leading underlying natural cause of death in 2015, Statistics South Africa (Stats […]
March 24, 2017

Ethiopia: Sympathy a Cure for the Mentally Ill

Ethiopia: Sympathy a Cure for the Mentally Ill [Ethiopian Herald] Adanech Endale, a pseudonym, lived with mental illness in Dessie town of Amhara state. She suffered […]
March 24, 2017

Ethiopia: Nation Showing Progress On TB Treatment Breakthrough

Ethiopia: Nation Showing Progress On TB Treatment Breakthrough [Ethiopian Herald] Health Ministry announced that the tuberculosis prevalence rate has fallen below 50 % in the country. […]
March 24, 2017

…explains why Nigeria suffers from alarming rate | Health

…explains why Nigeria suffers from alarming rate | Health …malnourished children in Nigeria.Timothy told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Kaduna that… The Country Representative, […]
March 24, 2017

Nigeria’s Swiss Pharma acquired by French company

Nigeria’s Swiss Pharma acquired by French company One of Nigeria’s major pharmaceutical companies Swiss Pharma, has been acquired by Biogaran, a French company HealthNewsNG is reporting that Biogaran, […]
March 24, 2017

Religious discrimination fuels 'crisis of insecurity' in Nigeria

Religious discrimination fuels 'crisis of insecurity' in Nigeria WASHINGTON, D.C.—Denial of religious freedom has fueled a “crisis of insecurity” and humanitarian tragedy in Nigeria, a scholar […]
March 24, 2017

Biogaran takes over Nigeria's Swipha to produce quality generic medicines for the local market

Biogaran takes over Nigeria's Swipha to produce quality generic medicines for the local market Swipha was the first Nigerian pharmaceutical company to obtain ISO 9001 certification […]
March 24, 2017

VC advocates family life, health education in schools

VC advocates family life, health education in schools Abel Olayinka, has stressed the need for Nigerians to acquire sound Family Life and Health Education (FLHE) to […]
March 24, 2017

Pepsodent Brand launches 'Little Brush Big Brush' campaign as it celebrates WOHD

Pepsodent Brand launches 'Little Brush Big Brush' campaign as it celebrates WOHD Pepsodent launches Little Brush Big Brush campaign as its celebrates World Oral Health Day […]
March 24, 2017

Zimbabwe: Women Using Colliery Mine Waste As Sexual Stimulant – Report

Zimbabwe: Women Using Colliery Mine Waste As Sexual Stimulant – Report [New Zimbabwe] A MINING rights lobby NGO says Hwange Colliery is exposing local women to […]
March 24, 2017

Rwanda: World TB Day – an Opportunity to Galvanise United Action to End the Disease

Rwanda: World TB Day – an Opportunity to Galvanise United Action to End the Disease [New Times] On the occasion of World Tuberculosis Day celebration today, […]
March 24, 2017

Africa unites to tackle threat of polio

Africa unites to tackle threat of polio Over the next week, more than 116 million children in Africa will receive polio immunization More than 190 000 polio […]
March 24, 2017

Nigeria’s Swiss Pharma acquired by French company

Nigeria’s Swiss Pharma acquired by French company One of Nigeria’s major pharmaceutical companies Swiss Pharma, has been acquired by Biogaran, a French company HealthNewsNG is reporting that Biogaran, […]
March 24, 2017

Africa unites to tackle threat of polio

Africa unites to tackle threat of polio Over the next week, more than 116 million children in Africa will receive polio immunization More than 190 000 polio […]
March 24, 2017

Tigo continues to support mobile birth registration in Tanzania

Tigo continues to support mobile birth registration in Tanzania Decentralized births and deaths registration system for under-fives to benefit over 650,000 children in Tanzania Tanzania’s digital […]
March 24, 2017

Licensing agreement announced for Sutezolid – a promising anti-tuberculosis drug

Licensing agreement announced for Sutezolid – a promising anti-tuberculosis drug TB Alliance and partners announce licensing agreement for clinical development of promising anti-TB drug On World […]
March 24, 2017

World Tuberculosis Day 2017 – Uniting efforts to leave no one behind

World Tuberculosis Day 2017 – Uniting efforts to leave no one behind Today is World Tuberculosis Day and the WHO has released new TB ethics guidance…  […]
March 18, 2017

Coca-Cola products manufactured in Nigeria are safe for consumption – health ministry

Coca-Cola products manufactured in Nigeria are safe for consumption – health ministry   Contrary to widespread suspicion, Nigeria’s health ministry affirms that Coca-Cola products are safe […]
March 17, 2017

Every year, polluted environment kills 1.7 million children under 5 years

Every year, polluted environment kills 1.7 million children under 5 years Here are the top 5 causes of death in children under 5 years linked to the […]
March 14, 2017

Nigeria launches mNutritition initiative

Nigeria launches mNutritition initiative NIgeria and GSMA partner to tackle malnutrition via mobile phones… A programme that will tackle malnutrition with mobile phones have been launched […]
February 28, 2017

Nokia debuts expanded portfolio of consumer digital health products and solutions

Nokia debuts expanded portfolio of consumer digital health products and solutions Nokia is putting its name on digital health ecosystem products The award-winning Withings ecosystem of […]
February 24, 2017

ECOWAS announces several vacancies in healthcare

ECOWAS announces several vacancies in healthcare ECOWAS has announced several vacancies at West African Health Organisation (WAHO) In January 2007, The Secretariat of the Economic Community of […]