Latest news from Allafrica.com -Health feed

Latest news from Allafrica.com -Health feed

  1. Kenya: Kenya's Hospitals Crippled - On Doctors' Orders

    01.18 / 16:01 allafrica.com Allafrica.com -Health
    [Daily Maverick] A nationwide strike by public sector doctors and nurses in Kenya has shut down most public health facilities, and left many patients with no recourse to medical attention. By NJERI…
  2. Nigeria: New APP Offers Free Medical Consultation

    01.18 / 13:34 allafrica.com Allafrica.com -Health
    [Guardian] Nigeria and other African countries now have access to receiving medical support through an Apple app called 'Ada'. The custom-built Artificial Intelligence engine is developed by their team of medical doctors and…
  3. South Africa: KZN Health Dept Rubbishes Negligence Claims

    01.18 / 12:20 allafrica.com Allafrica.com -Health
    [News24Wire] The KwaZulu-Natal department of health has poured cold water on claims made by a Pinetown man that he was mistreated in a state hospital in…
  4. Tanzania: Minister - New Medics Bill Will Improve Sector

    01.18 / 11:44 allafrica.com Allafrica.com -Health
    [Citizen] Dodoma -Health minister Ummy Mwalimu informed the Parliamentary Committee on Social Services and Community Development that the proposed Medical, Dental and Allied Health Professionals Bill, would address legal challenges faced by professionals as well as revolutionise the health sector in the…
  5. South Africa: Patient Tells of Critical Blood Loss, Near Death, Open Infected Wound in Hospital Hell

    01.18 / 11:43 allafrica.com Allafrica.com -Health
    [News24Wire] A Pinetown resident whose right arm was slashed in an attempted hijacking last month now fears losing the use of his limb after he says indifferent hospital staff left the wound open for hours on…
  6. Kenya: Clinical Officers Say They Will Start Strike On Sunday If Govt Doesn't Talk to Them

    01.18 / 10:30 allafrica.com Allafrica.com -Health
    [Nation] Clinical officers are to go on strike starting from Sunday over what they have termed as…
  7. Nigeria: Doctors Threaten Not to Treat Nigerian Police Officers, Their Families

    01.18 / 06:13 allafrica.com Allafrica.com -Health
    [Premium Times] The Commissioner of Police in Zamfara, Shaba Alkali, has pleaded with doctors to rescind their decision of withdrawing medical services to police and their family members in the…
  8. Sudan: Doctors - Diarrhoea Cases in Sudan Number in the Hundreds

    01.17 / 14:54 allafrica.com Allafrica.com -Health
    [Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -The Central Committee of Sudanese Doctors reported that more than 300 people have been infected with acute watery diarrhoea in the states Red Sea, Khartoum and El Gezira during the past few days. The doctors suspect the infections to be…
  9. Angola: Sanitary Authorities to Create Emergency Plan Against Cholera

    01.17 / 14:17 allafrica.com Allafrica.com -Health
    [ANGOP] Luanda -The sanitary authorities of Luanda are meeting this Tuesday in order to create an emergency plan to stop a possible cholera outbreak in the…
  10. Africa: When Restriction On Abortion Turns a Human Rights Issue

    01.17 / 06:19 allafrica.com Allafrica.com -Health
    [Monitor] When we meet Asyiah Nagudi, at her a single roomed rented house in Mukono District, tears flow down her cheeks as she recounts the economic hardships she has gone through in the past one…