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Latest news from Allafrica.com -Health feed

  1. Tanzania: Stigma, Discrimination Against HIV Victims Condemned

    03.30 / 12:44 allafrica.com Allafrica.com -Health
    [Daily News] STIGMA and Discrimination remains a serious challenge in communities and workplaces, impeding efforts to reduce new HIV infections and adherence to treatment in the…
  2. South Africa: Time to See TB Patients As True Champions in Fight Against Disease

    03.30 / 11:40 allafrica.com Allafrica.com -Health
    [The Conversation Africa] Nearly 70 years ago, a range of antibiotics that could treat tuberculosis were first identified. But today almost two million people still die every year from one of the deadliest infectious diseases. That's about 5000 people every day. In the face of this tragedy, the ever increasing rise in drug resistant tuberculosis adds to the concern of clinicians and scientists at the front line of TB care and prevention…
  3. Tanzania: Japan Offers Millions For Education, Health Projects

    03.30 / 10:37 allafrica.com Allafrica.com -Health
    [Daily News] JAPANESE Ambassador, Mr Masaharu Yoshida in souvenir photo with representatives of recipients of over 860m/- after inking the assistance for Grassroots Human Security Projects; From left are Saada Mwaruka, Mafinga Town Council Director; Mariam Chellangwa, Deputy Principal, Yombo Vocational Training Centre for People with Disabilities in Dar es Salaam; Nassib Mmbagga, Temeke Municipal Director; and Mwantum Dau, Bukoba District Executive Director; in Dar es Salaam yesterday.…
  4. South Sudan: WHO Threatens to Stop Funding Juba Health Sector

    03.30 / 10:37 allafrica.com Allafrica.com -Health
    [East African] The World Health Organisation (WHO) has threatened to stop mobilising donors to support South Sudan's health sector, saying Juba is spending a huge portion of its budget on the military at the expense of sectors such as health and…
  5. Malawi: Govt Urged to Ban Cheap Super-Strong Liquor Destroying Young Lives

    03.30 / 10:37 allafrica.com Allafrica.com -Health
    [Thomson Reuters Foundation] Blantyre -Heavy drinking is destroying young lives, creating a "wasted generation" and possibly impacting the country's…
  6. Africa: Looming Health Care Shortages Spark Fears of More Maternal Deaths in Africa

    03.30 / 09:33 allafrica.com Allafrica.com -Health
    [VOA] As health experts stare down a looming health care worker shortage and try to find solutions, African nations say they are especially worried in the face of possible U.S. cuts to international…
  7. Nigeria: Meningitis Claims Four Lives in Abuja - AMAC

    03.30 / 08:28 allafrica.com Allafrica.com -Health
    [Premium Times] The Abuja Municipal Area Council, AMAC, on Wednesday confirmed that Cerebro Spinal Meningitis, CSM, has killed not less than four children in Durumi-Garki, a suburb of the…
  8. Nigeria: Meningitis Kills 211, Affects 1,407 Nigerians in Three Months

    03.30 / 07:26 allafrica.com Allafrica.com -Health
    [Guardian] Nigeria is on a red alert as the current epidemic of meningitis that started in December 2016 has killed no fewer than 211 Nigerians and affected…
  9. Kenya: Patients to Get Free Breast Cancer Drugs

    03.30 / 07:26 allafrica.com Allafrica.com -Health
    [Nation] The first batch of patients in a public hospital to be treated with a breast cancer drug that can cure early stages of the disease will receive their first dose on…
  10. Nigeria: "Does Leadership Matter" in the Nigerian Health Sector?

    03.30 / 06:22 allafrica.com Allafrica.com -Health
    [Nigeria Health Watch] The greatest challenges and the greatest opportunities that any unit in society has begins with its pattern of leadership. Who makes those decisions that create ripples, trickling down into the lives of the people, and in whose interest are those decisions made? Leadership occupies a pivotal role from the domestic sphere of the family to the public sphere of companies and organizations, to industries, and ultimately the…