Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Health & Wellness

CoverGirl’s First Male Spokesmodel Slammed For Anti-African Comment On Twitter

by Dan Avery 50m ago In October, James Charles made news when he became the first male spokesperson for CoverGirl cosmetics. The 17-year-old teen caught the makeup company’s eye when...

South Africa: Deputy President Appoints Ayanda Ntsaluba As Acting Chairperson of Aids Trust

press release Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa, in his capacity as chair of the South African National AIDS Council (SANAC), has appointed Dr Ayanda Ntsaluba as the Acting Chairperson of the South African National AIDS...

5 things you do that endanger your health

External factors like sickness and disease causing organisms in your environment are not the only things that can endanger your health. Certain habits and things you do contribute to the...

Africa: How Gum Disease in Pregnant Women Poses a Risk to Their Newborns

analysis By Charlene AfricaWomen who develop severe mouth infections and suffer from bleeding gums when they are pregnant have a greater chance of delivering their babies preterm if they don't treat the infection. Up to...

African Affairs Advisory Group Launches Mental Health Awareness Campaign (VIDEO)

The African Affairs Advisory Group has launched a Mental Health Awareness campaign to erase the stigma of...

South Africa: DA’s Bloom Using Life Esidimeni Tragedy for Political Relevance – ANC Tshwane

The ANC caucus in Tshwane says claims that one of its councillors has been implicated in the Life Esidimeni tragedy are an attempt by the DA's Jack Bloom to gain political points. "There are...

Liberia: Bentol Residents Receive Free Medical Treatment

By David A. YatesThe Albino Society of Liberia (LAS), through its "Free Medical Outreach Program," has treated about 100 residents in Bentol City, Montserrado County, free of charge. Mrs. Patricia Logan, LAS President, told...

Kenya: From Farm to Table – Poor Hygiene in Slaughterhouses in Rural Kenya

interview By Elizabeth Cook-Most people in the world never see the inside of a slaughterhouse. This is true in Kenya where concerns have been raised about the health risks associated with slaughterhouses, particularly in...