Latest news from Allafrica.com -Health feed

Latest news from Allafrica.com -Health feed

  1. South Africa: The National Health Insurance - Your Tax Credits May Be Safe - for Now

    10.06 / 01:58 allafrica.com Allafrica.com -Health
    [Bhekisisa] But if we want everyone to get quality care, something will have to give and it may not be your money, warn…
  2. Kenya: Clinical Officers Call Off Strike

    10.06 / 01:58 allafrica.com Allafrica.com -Health
    [Nation] Clinical officers have called off their strike after signing a return to work formula with governors and the Health…
  3. Kenya: Malaria Deaths Rise to 30 as Outbreak Spreads

    10.06 / 01:58 allafrica.com Allafrica.com -Health
    [Nation] At least 30 people have died of Malaria in Marsabit and Baringo counties in the past…
  4. Namibia: Patients Get Own Wheelchairs For the First Time in 20 Years

    10.06 / 01:58 allafrica.com Allafrica.com -Health
    [Namibia Economist] The lives of two physically disabled patients of the Otavi Clinic took a dramatic turn for the better this week when both received new wheelchairs as part of a gesture to support local healthcare services from a German charity in cooperation with a Namibian…
  5. Namibia: More Women On ARV Treatment Than Men

    10.06 / 01:58 allafrica.com Allafrica.com -Health
    [New Era] Windhoek -Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Health and Social Services, Dr Andreas Mwoombola, is concerned that men are not more forthcoming in curbing the spread of HIV, while women relatively do their best to stop the spread of the…
  6. Africa: PEPFAR's New Strategy Has Implications for the Global Fund

    10.04 / 17:09 allafrica.com Allafrica.com -Health
    [GFO] PEPFAR will focus its resources in 13 priority…
  7. Namibia: Prevalence of TB Among Adults to Be Measured

    10.04 / 13:52 allafrica.com Allafrica.com -Health
    [Namibian] THE health ministry, in collaboration with primary stakeholders under the guidance of the World Health Organisation (WHO), is to measure the prevalence of TB among the adult population of…
  8. Kenya: Catholic Cleric Slams Odinga Over Tetanus Vaccine

    10.04 / 09:37 allafrica.com Allafrica.com -Health
    [Nation] The Catholic Health Commission of Kenya has criticised Nasa leader Raila Odinga over a claim that the tetanus vaccine given to women of reproductive age was secretly laced with a hormone said to cause…
  9. Zimbabwe: Over 70% of Legislators HIV Positive - Mushonga

    10.04 / 09:37 allafrica.com Allafrica.com -Health
    [The Herald] Over 70 percent of parliamentarians are HIV-positive and are on anti-retroviral therapy, Matabeleland South Proportional Representative Mrs Priscilla Misihairabwi-Mushonga (MDC) has alleged. Mrs Misihairabwi-Mushonga castigated the legislators for being selfish by supporting the enactment of the Aids Levy for them to get State-assisted life-prolonging drugs yet they were neglecting vulnerable children who were sexually abused through unprotected…
  10. Africa: HIV-Related Stigma, Discrimination Prevent People From Accessing Health Services - UN

    10.04 / 09:37 allafrica.com Allafrica.com -Health
    [UN News] People living with HIV who experience high levels of stigma are more than twice as likely to delay enrolment into care than people who do not perceive such stigma, a United Nations report released today…
  11. Kenya: NHIF to Cover Fertility Services for Civil Servants

    10.04 / 09:37 allafrica.com Allafrica.com -Health
    [Nation] For the first time, the national health insurer will cover fertility services for civil servants starting this…
  12. Sudan: Sudan Elected As Chairman of World Health Network in All Policies

    10.04 / 09:37 allafrica.com Allafrica.com -Health
    [SNA] Khartoum -Sudan has realized a new victory in the field of its international relations by its election as the Chairman of World Health Network in all…