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Latest news from Allafrica.com -Health feed

  1. South Africa: Woman Claims Nurses Left Her to Deliver Her Own Baby

    09.21 / 16:02 allafrica.com Allafrica.com -Health
    [News24Wire] The Mpumalanga department of health has dismissed allegations that a 31-year-old woman was left alone to deliver her own baby at a local…
  2. South Africa: Gauteng Health On Illegal Strike By Emergency Medical Services Personnel

    09.21 / 15:02 allafrica.com Allafrica.com -Health
    [Govt of SA] Gauteng Emergency Medical Services not affected by illegal…
  3. Seychelles: President to Work With Mauritius on Drug User Rehabilitation

    09.21 / 13:58 allafrica.com Allafrica.com -Health
    [Seychelles News Agency] Seychelles and Mauritius will exchange experiences in the rehabilitation of drug users and cooperate in the social and education sectors, according to discussions between the leaders of the two countries on…
  4. Namibia: Governor Appeals for Help in HIV-Aids Fight

    09.21 / 12:00 allafrica.com Allafrica.com -Health
    [Namibian] Kavango West governor Sirkka Ausiku has appealed to the private sector, especially those in healthcare, to contribute to eliminating HIV-Aids in the region and the…
  5. Africa: Attacks Against Albinos for Body Parts, Profit Must Stop - UN

    09.21 / 10:03 allafrica.com Allafrica.com -Health
    [VOA] "When I was sleeping in my house, four people came and started attacking me with machetes," said Mariama Staford, an albino in Tanzania. "One of those four people was a neighbor, and he is the one who took the machete and was cutting my…
  6. Zimbabwe: Health Experts Debunk Menopause Myth

    09.21 / 09:06 allafrica.com Allafrica.com -Health
    [New Zimbabwe] Organisations and activists in the HIV sector must work towards demystifying the notion that women and men lose sexual appetite as they advance in age, health specialists have…
  7. Nigeria: Nigeria Tracking Four Major Diseases Outbreaks

    09.21 / 06:15 allafrica.com Allafrica.com -Health
    [Premium Times] The Federal Government is tracking four major diseases out breaks in Nigeria, Health Minister, Isaac Adewole, has…
  8. Nigeria: Managing Stress in World's Most Stressful Country

    09.14 / 15:41 allafrica.com Allafrica.com -Health
    [Guardian] According to a Bloomberg study conducted in 2015, Nigeria is the most stressful country in the world. Does this surprise anyone? No, not at all. It shouldn't! Stress is synonymous with living in Nigeria and this is evident in our day to day life. From the non-existent power supply, to the poor road networks and never-ending traffic, to the erratic public transportation, the overworked and underpaid low-income earners, high cost of living, the list is endless. I could go on and…
  9. Malawi: Malnutrition-Free Week Campaign Launched

    09.14 / 13:43 allafrica.com Allafrica.com -Health
    [Malawi News Agency] Mchinji -In an effort to reduce malnutrition rate in Mchinji, a local nongovernmental organization has launched one week malnutrition free campaign in the area of Traditional Authority…
  10. Nigeria: 'Only 2.1% of Married Women Use Contraceptives in Bauchi'

    09.14 / 13:43 allafrica.com Allafrica.com -Health
    [Guardian] Bauchi -Only 2.1 per cent of married women in Bauchi State are using a modern method of contraceptive, which is lower than the national rate of 10 per…
  11. Nigeria: How WASH Improves Family Ties in Rural Niger Delta Communities

    09.14 / 12:44 allafrica.com Allafrica.com -Health
    [This Day] The European Union, United Nations Children's Fund and the Nigerian Government have tapped into the abilities of the world's most important and yet cheapest ?liquid- water, and have invested handsomely into it through WASH with the aim to improve socio-economic stability, improvement of individuals and communities and most importantly, family ties. Kuni Tyessi…
  12. Botswana: Minister Follows Up On Kachikau Clinic Development Delay

    09.14 / 11:42 allafrica.com Allafrica.com -Health
    [Botswana Daily News] Kachikau -Minister of Infrastructure and Housing Development, Mr Nonofo Molefhi says government is concerned about developments projects which are not completed on…
  13. Sudan: Cholera Back in Khartoum North - Two Cases

    09.14 / 11:42 allafrica.com Allafrica.com -Health
    [Radio Dabanga] Khartoum North -Two cases of cholera appeared in Khartoum North, after the capital of Sudan witnessed a relatively low infection rate for several weeks. The isolation centre in the Nierteti Hospital recorded six new cases in the past two…
  14. Swaziland: School Children 'Face Starvation' - Report

    09.14 / 10:45 allafrica.com Allafrica.com -Health
    [Swazi Media] Children in Swaziland must 'brace themselves for starvation', according to a head teacher as once again the government has failed to deliver food to…
  15. Zimbabwe: Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Symptoms

    09.14 / 10:45 allafrica.com Allafrica.com -Health
    [The Herald] Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a mental health condition that's triggered by a terrifying, life threatening event either experiencing it or witnessing it. Symptoms may include flashbacks, nightmares and severe anxiety, as well as uncontrollable thoughts about the…
  16. Zimbabwe: President Bails Out Chitungwiza

    09.14 / 09:47 allafrica.com Allafrica.com -Health
    [The Herald] President Mugabe has evoked Presidential Powers (Temporary Measures) to stay the attachment and sale in execution of Chitungwiza Municipality's property and avoid exposing over 354 000 residents to health risks due to poor service…
  17. Tanzania: Safe Motherhood Now Gets Sh32bn

    09.14 / 09:47 allafrica.com Allafrica.com -Health
    [Citizen] Dodoma -Members of Parliament on Wednesday showed their joy as the government announced doubling the budget for safe motherhood to Sh32 billion in the current financial…
  18. Uganda: Non-Communicable Diseases Take Center Stage At Doctors Conference

    09.14 / 08:47 allafrica.com Allafrica.com -Health
    [Observer] As Uganda strives to attain middle-income status, medical practitioners have noted with concern the need for a healthy and productive population to drive…
  19. Uganda: New HIV Treatment Model to Reduce Hospital Crowds

    09.14 / 08:47 allafrica.com Allafrica.com -Health
    [Observer] Health officials have advised people living with HIV to embrace the Differentiated Service Delivery (DSD) model that aims at treating HIV infections, reducing overcrowding at health centres and long waiting hours, as well as encouraging patients' adherence to…
  20. South Africa: Girls On Top Billboard 'Misinterpreted' - Health Department

    09.14 / 08:47 allafrica.com Allafrica.com -Health
    [News24Wire] The National Department of Health on Wednesday defended a She Conquers campaign billboard next to the N1 in Johannesburg from accusations that it contained sexual innuendo. The department said the public had "misinterpreted" the billboard's…