July 11

  • Kenya: Sanitary Towels for Schoolgirls

    The Star

    KWALE Matuga subcounty educational officer Daniel Mwanzia has said the Ministry of Education will distribute 65,280 sanitary towels to girls in the area. He said 4,996 girls from... Read more »

  • Kenya: Eat Other Food Apart From Ugali

    The Star

    Kenyans are being urged to diversify eating habits and preferences. A cabinet meeting noted that many Kenyans rely on maize yet other food crops can be substituted for it. Cabinet... Read more »

  • Gambia: President Hailed for Strengthening Gambia's Disease Surveillance

    Daily Observer

    The Ministry of Health and Social Welfare has hailed the president of the Republic, His Excellency Sheikh Professor Dr. Alhaji Yahya A. J. J. Jammeh, for his donation of laboratory... Read more »

  • West Africa: Ecowas Holds Summit, Ebola On Agenda

    The Point

    The 45th ordinary session of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) heads of state and government started Thursday in Accra with the menace of Ebola virus disease... Read more »

  • Kenya: City Hall Says Meat Sold in Nairobi is Safe

    Capital FM

    The Nairobi County Executive has dismissed a report by the County Assembly that claimed that meat sold in the city was unsafe for consumption. Read more »

  • Namibia: Another Water Crisis Hits Katima Mulilo

    New Era

    Another crippling water crisis has hit Katima Mulilo only a few days after water shortages hit the town last weekend. A pipe burst is the cause of the latest crisis and might take... Read more »

  • Nigeria: Doctors Should Return to Work

    Daily Trust

    Members of the Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) have been on strike since last week Monday. The government said the strike was unnecessary while a splinter group, the Medical... Read more »

  • Namibia: Computer Training for Health Workers

    New Era

    The first Integrated Management of Newborn and Childhood Illnesses (IMNCI) workshop started on Monday at Keetmanshoop, under the ministry of health. Read more »

  • Namibia: Namibia's MDGs On Track - Alweendo

    New Era

    The Director General of the Namibian Planning Commission (NPC) Tom Alweendo says Namibia has so far fared well in the United Nations Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), with the... Read more »

  • Kenya: Let's Hold Talks On Teenage Pregnancies [opinion]

    The Star

    The National Gender and Equality Commission has called for public submissions on an inquiry into child pregnancy. This could not have come at a better time. The rate of teenage... Read more »

  • West Africa: West Africa's Wrong Approach to Drugs [opinion]

    The Star

    A recent estimate by the United Kingdom's Office for National Statistics that the market for illegal drugs adds £4.4 billion ($7.6 billion) annually to the country's economy... Read more »

  • Kenya: Revitalize Wellness Centre Launch

    The Star

    AIG Kenya Insurance's Catherine Igathe with her husband Vivo Energy CEO Polycarp Igathe. Read more »

  • Namibia: Measles Outbreak in Khomas


    FIFTEEN cases of measles have been confirmed in the Khomas region since May this year, and 93 suspected cases have been reported. Read more »

  • Nigeria: Patients Besiege Ondo Kidney Cure Centre

    This Day

    An upsurge is being recorded in the number of patients that daily besiege the Ondo Kidney Cure Centre for medical attention on kidney-related issues. Read more »

  • Namibia: 6 000 Malaria Cases Reported in Three Months


    NAMIBIA has reported 5 966 cases of malaria in Omaheke, Kunene, Erongo, Hardap and Karas regions between January and March this year. Read more »

  • Zimbabwe: Musha Mukadzi to Set Up Cancer Facility

    The Herald

    Musha Mukadzi Zimbabwe Armed Forces Foundation (MMZAFF) is set to establish a cancer care facility at Trauma Centre in Harare to cater for children and women. Read more »

  • Zimbabwe: Conjoined Twins' Father Applauds the Health Delivery System

    The Herald

    THE father of the conjoined twin boys who were successfully operated on at Harare Children's Hospital, Mr Moses Chitiyo, has applauded the country's health delivery system saying... Read more »

  • Kenya: Self Medication Breeding Resistance to Drugs

    The Star

    Self medication is leading to drug resistance. Medics are worried that almost half of the conditions are self diagnosed posing a challenge to the treatment of diseases. Read more »

  • Tanzania: Serengeti District Enjoys Free Service From U.S. Specialist Doctors

    Daily News

    A TEAM of 17 doctors from New York in USA has offered a wide range of medical services to patients in the wildlife-rich district of Serengeti in Mara Region. Read more »

July 10

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