Tuesday, January 23, 2018

Health & Wellness

Nigeria: 2019 – Buhari’s Health Will Be a Factor – Presidency

By Isiaka WakiliPresident Muhammadu Buhari's health status will determine whether or not he will seek re-election in 2019, the...

Africa Union Wants Reproductive Health Protocol Fully Domesticated

The African Union has taken several initiatives to demonstrate its commitment to eliminating injustices against women in Africa. The most recent has been a meeting ahead of the African Union (AU) summit scheduled...

TAC pledges to hold political leaders accountable for public ‘health crisis’

CAPE TOWN - South Africa's public healthcare system continues to be in crisis and political leaders will be held accountable, the Treatment Action Campaign (TAC) says. The TAC national leadership held its first meeting...

Tanzania: New Treatment Guidelines Launched

By Josephine ChristopherDar es Salaam — The government on Friday launched the new Standard Treatment Guidelines and National Essential Medicines List. It said the aim was to improve and sustain the rational use of...

African patients more likely to die from surgery – SciDev.Net Sub-Saharan Africa

Patients in Africa have a double risk of dying from surgery compared with the global average, says a study.   According to the study, low-income and middle-income countries (LMICs) require 143...

Kenya: Feeding Pets On Raw Meat Poses Health Risk to Humans

By Angela OketchFeeding dogs and cats on raw meat could pose a new danger of bacterial infection to humans. A study by researchers from the Netherlands revealed that feeding raw meat-based diets (RMBDs) such...

Africa’s Next Generation of Health Leaders

Hello my name is Dr. Ola Brown. I’m a medical doctor I’m a trainee pilot and I’m the founder of West Africa’s first indigenous air ambulance service the Blind Octus Nigeria. I decided...