Sunday, November 18, 2018

United Nations: More than 50% of Zimbabwean Sex workers living with HIV

THE prevalence of HIV is increasing among Africa’s sex workers with half of sex workers in Eswatini, Lesotho, Malawi, South Africa and Zimbabwe are...

UNAids: HIV rates rising in 50 countries

A new global report says HIV infections are rising in about 50 countries. The report, launched by UNAids, says half of the people who are...

Kenya advises against use of HIV drug over birth defect concerns

Kenya's Health Ministry has advised against the use of a new HIV drug among women after studies in Botswana linked it to serious birth...

WHO: Emergency meeting on Ebola outbreak

The World Health Organization has called an emergency meeting to discuss the risk of Ebola spreading internationally from the Democratic Republic of the Congo. This...

WHO ships first batch of Ebola vaccine to DR Congo

The World Health Organization has sent the first 4,000 doses of an Ebola vaccine to the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Officials hope the vaccine,...

How HIV self-testing pen is saving lives in Africa

Three out of every 10 people with HIV worldwide do not know they have the virus to enable them to seek early treatment. Many have...

Ebola vaccine trials ‘successful’

The first study of two separate vaccines against the Ebola virus has found that they can both protect against the haemorrhagic fever for at...

Nigerian health authorities warn against monkey meat consumption

Nigerian health authorities have warned against the consumption of bush meat, particularly monkey meat after 10 people contracted suspected Monkey Pox disease in the...
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President Buhari arrives London again for his medical appointment

President Buhari arrives London for his medical appointment; to return to Nigeria on Monday The President had departed New York for London after attending the...

Madagascar health minister separates siamese twins

In most countries health ministers are seen as bureaucrats more interested in paperwork than medical miracles. Not in Madagascar, where Mamy Lalatiana Andriamanarivo recently picked...

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President Mnangagwa issues chilling warning to Chamisa

HARARE – An unmoved President Emmerson Mnangagwa yesterday insisted opposition leader Nelson Chamisa must appear before the commission of inquiry investigating the deadly August 1...

U.K. Government in Great Crisis As Four Ministers Resign Over Brexit

The United Kingdom’s Brexit Secretary, Dominic Raab, and the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, Esther McVey, have resigned along with two junior...

Buju Banton Will Be A Free Man In A Matter Of Days

Buju Banton will be a free man in a matter of days. Buju will be released on December 8, 2018, according to The US...