Tag archive for ‘WHO’
By admin On Wednesday, April 15th, 2020

Reactions from Trump’s WHO funding with drawing

Africa briefing: US President Donald Trump has instructed his administration to temporarily halt funding to the World Health Organisation (WHO) over its handling of the coronavirus pandemic. Trump said the WHO ‘failed More...

By admin On Friday, June 28th, 2013

Counterfeit drugs raise Africa’s temperature

 Profits too high, penalties too low to stop crime By: Jocelyne Sambira For someone with advanced technical know-how and a devious mind, a piece of chalk or some flour or starch can be shaped into a tablet or More...

By admin On Wednesday, February 27th, 2013

Kenya’s HIV Programmes to brave the Elections

When violence broke out following the announcement of Kenya’s poll results in 2007, Henry Mwiterere and his family fled to safety shortly before their house, in the Rift Valley town of Burnt Forest, was burned More...

By admin On Thursday, February 21st, 2013

Hope for Mali’s Gao residents as road opens

  Gao villagers a chance for survival. Since military intervention began over a month ago in northern Mali, the city of Gao has been cut off from major markets, leading to shortages of basic goods, skyrocketing More...

By admin On Thursday, February 14th, 2013

Girl-child Soldiers – Analysis

  What happens with girl-soldiers? Girl child soldiers are often thought of only as “sex slaves”, a term that glosses over the complex roles many play within armed groups and in some national armies. This More...

By admin On Tuesday, February 12th, 2013

Govt Concerned as Self-Testing HIV Kits hit the market

UG Government recommends testing done by professionals. The sale of HIV test kits to the public by private chemists in Uganda is causing concern among health officials, who feel that HIV testing should remain in More...

By admin On Tuesday, February 12th, 2013

Cervical Cancer major threat to women with HIV

Cervical Cancer affects 30% of women in Zimbabwe HIV-positive women are living longer, but are now dying of cervical cancer. In Zimbabwe, cervical cancer is now the most common cancer among women, particularly those More...

By admin On Saturday, January 26th, 2013

Breast milk versus Formula

  Even malnourished mothers’ milk is still best for baby Community health experts say mother’s breast milk is paramount, contrary to industry campaigners who want to sell their products, recommending More...

By admin On Friday, January 25th, 2013

Africa to Emphasise on Staple Crops

  Africa should divert focus from Cash Crops to reduce Poverty Africa could reduce its poverty levels faster by focusing more on the production of staples rather than export crops, according to a study by More...

By admin On Tuesday, January 15th, 2013

Africa’s Mobile Health Revolution

  A Mother waits for her child’s vaccination A nurse working in a remote clinic in Mueda, a small town in northern Mozambique’s Makonde Plateau, receives a shipment of vaccines from the national health More...