Thursday, 28th September 2023

Matshidiso Moeti

30 Aug
Africa health ministers, yesterday, endorsed a regional strategy to ramp up action against antimicrobial resistance, which is estimated to have contributed directly to 1.27 million deaths in sub-Saharan Africa.
21 Mar
A new report published yesterday by the World Health Organisation (WHO) found that around 44 per cent of the population in Africa suffers from oral diseases, and while the continent has experienced the sharpest rise in oral diseases over the last three decades, spending on treatment costs remains extremely low.
3 Mar
Over 1.5 billion people live with ear and hearing problems globally. Nearly 80 per cent of the number reside in low and middle-income countries.
18 Nov 2022
As the first doses of candidate vaccines against the Sudan Ebola virus are expected to arrive in Uganda in the coming days, World Health Organisation (WHO) is boosting efforts to support the government-led response against the outbreak...
15 Nov 2022
Twenty-Four million adults are living with diabetes in Africa, and the figure is projected to rise by 129 per cent to 55 million by 2045, says the World Health Organisation (WHO).
11 Oct 2022
The World Health Organisation (WHO), yesterday, confirmed that over 116 million people in Africa were living with mental health conditions prior to the COVID-19 outbreak.
20 Sep 2022
Uganda's health ministry on Tuesday announced the country's first fatality from the highly contagious Ebola virus since 2019, declaring an outbreak in the central district of Mubende.
9 Sep 2022
Nigeria, Benin, Guinea, Guinea Bissau and Togo are at heightened risk of meningitis type A outbreaks, which has nearly been eliminated on the continent.
26 Aug 2022
World Health Organisation (WHO) and African health ministers, yesterday, said the continent needs up to $4 billion (N2.8 trillion) yearly from international and domestic sources to fully fund ...
24 Aug 2022
African health ministers have endorsed a new strategy to boost access to the diagnosis, treatment and care of severe non-communicable diseases.
1 Jul 2022
World Health Organisation (WHO), yesterday, said Africa recorded 1,821 monkeypox cases in 13 countries, with 109 laboratory-confirmed infections in nine countries as at June 28, 2022.
29 Apr 2022
Africa is witnessing a surge in outbreaks of vaccine-preventable diseases over the past year, World Health Organisation (WHO) has disclosed.


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A gunman dressed in combat gear and wearing a bulletproof vest went on a shooting rampage at a house and a hospital in Rotterdam Thursday, killing a 14-year-old girl, her mother and a teacher.
44 mins ago
Napoli said Thursday they never meant to offend Victor Osimhen after the striker's agent threatened legal action over a video the club posted online mocking him for missing a penalty.
1 hour ago
Nigeria’s U-20 women’s national team, the Falconets, have progressed to the third round of the 2024 U-20 World Cup qualifiers without kicking a ball.
1 hour ago
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has reiterated its commitment to conduct free, fair and credible governorship election in Imo State scheduled for November 11th, 2023.
2 hours ago
By Vera Ng’oma, Country Director, British Council Malawi, and TEVET Lead for Sub-Saharan Africa.  Lilongwe, Malawi, 28 September 2023 -/African Media Agency(AMA)/-  Africa has the largest population of young people in the world. By 2030, there will be 375 million young people in the continent’s job market. By 2050, one in every 4 people in the world will be…