Tuesday, January 23, 2018

Health & Wellness

Liberia: Firestone Hosts Children’s Surgery Int’l

Firestone Liberia has welcomed Children's Surgery International (CSI) back to Duside for its seventh surgical mission and eighth mission to Liberia. A release said the medical team arrived in Liberia last Friday and is...

Suspended South African Health Department Head Resigns

AllAfrica is a voice of, by and about Africa - aggregating, producing and distributing 600...

South Africa: Parliament Welcomes Selebano Resignation

Parliament has welcomed the resignation of suspended head of Gauteng's Department of Health, Dr Barney Selebano. "The call the committee made for accountability against those responsible for the Esidimeni tragedy remains. All necessary disciplinary...

Fake medicines flourish in Africa despite killing thousands | Health & Environment

World Bulletin / News Desk There's nothing covert about Roxy -- a huge market in Abidjan selling counterfeit medicine, the scourge of Africa and the cause of around 100,000 deaths...

Nigeria: NCDC Confirms Lassa Fever Among Health Workers in Ebonyi

By Ayodamola OwoseyeThe National Centre for Disease Control, NCDC, has confirmed that Ebonyi State has notified it of a cluster breakout of Lassa fever in the state. The health agency in a press statement...

Cameroon: Contaminated Milk Scare – Government Calls for Vigilance

By Mbom SixtusGovernment is advising citizens to immediately notify State authorities if they come across shops that are still selling milk and cereals which have been identified to possibly contain salmonella bacteria. The...

Zambia – Edgar Lungu’s Heavy Hand Shows in Response to Cholera Outbreak

analysis That Zambia wants to be seen as attacking its cholera outbreak head-on is understandable, but some of its chosen tactics are questionable at best. By KRISTEN VAN SCHIE. The headline shouldn't have come as...

Merck Foundation, Malaysia partner to train African medical trainees – KBC TV

Merck Foundation and the University of Malaya have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to provide fellowship training for post-graduate medical trainees from Africa and other developing countries. The signing ceremony was witnessed by YB...