Latest news from Allafrica.com -Health feed

Latest news from Allafrica.com -Health feed

  1. West Africa: Ghana & Togo Partner to Eliminate Female Genital Mutilation

    05.26 / 14:59 allafrica.com Allafrica.com -Health
    [Ghana Govt.] An Excisors Reconversion Seminar on the practice of Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) has taken place at at Pusiga in the Upper East…
  2. Namibia: Change in Location of Hospital Triggers Protest

    05.26 / 13:56 allafrica.com Allafrica.com -Health
    [New Era] Oshakati -Residents of Ondangwa took to the streets on Wednesday to express their dissatisfaction over plans to build the planned new referral hospital at Ongwediva instead of…
  3. Tanzania: Coat of Arms Creator Seriously Ill At Muhimbili Hospital

    05.26 / 11:57 allafrica.com Allafrica.com -Health
    [Citizen] Dar es Salaam -Mr Franaic Maige, 83, who designed the coat of arms in the 1960s, is fighting for his life at Muhimbili National Hospital…
  4. Nigeria: Govt Bans Repatriation of Bodies to Stem Ebola Scourge

    05.26 / 11:57 allafrica.com Allafrica.com -Health
    [Guardian] The Federal Government has banned the repatriation of human remains into the country in a bid to prevent the importation of infectious ailments following the recent outbreak of the Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) in the Democratic Republic of Congo…
  5. Zimbabwe: Former Deputy Health Minister Blasts Govt for Hospitals Crisis

    05.26 / 08:16 allafrica.com Allafrica.com -Health
    [New Zimbabwe] A ZANU-PF legislator and former deputy health minister has blamed government for running down the country's health system while prompting locals to spend more in seeking for better services from foreign…
  6. Kenya: No Meals At Burial of Cholera Victim

    05.26 / 08:16 allafrica.com Allafrica.com -Health
    [Nation] No meals will be cooked or eaten at the burial of one of the four people who died from cholera last week after attending a wedding in Nairobi two weeks…
  7. Uganda: Uganda Should Invest in Maternal and Child Health

    05.26 / 07:20 allafrica.com Allafrica.com -Health
    [Monitor] With the current NRM government theme dubbed: Kisanja Hakuna Mchezo,the President warned all civil servants against non-performance, and called upon them to deliver effective services. This includes health service delivery, which has always performed next to below standards on issues of maternal and child health, yet the international conventions which Uganda signed, and the domestic instruments (the constitution and policies) provides for good health as a human…