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Deadly diseases

Ebola in DRC has so far killed 1843 people. And everybody is talking about it. Measles has been phenomenally deadlier…

Diseases Cost Africa U.S.$2.4 Trillion a Year

“The World Health Organisation has launched a new report titled “A Heavy Burden – An Indirect Course of Illness in Africa” at…

Namibia: fighting against natural disasters together with Japan

Japan has donated N$14.2 million for development projects in northern regions of Namibia. The primary goal of the Namibian-Japanese collaboration…

Outbreaks and Emergencies–week 1

Cholera In week 51 of 2018, Cholera was monitored in seven countries: Angola, Cameroon, DRC, Niger, Nigeria, Tanzania, and Zimbabwe. In…

Food-borne diseases are costly, World Bank warns

“The World Bank has said that impacts of unsafe foods cost low and middle-income economies about $110 billion in lost…

PRIME MINISTER AND THE FIRST LADY OF LESOTHO VISIT UNAIDS

GENEVA, Switzerland, 25 October 2018-/African Media Agency/-The Prime Minister Thomas Thabane and the First Lady of Lesotho, Maesaiah Thabane, visited…

Kenya’s anti-hiv strategies are the best

“Kenya’s HIV prevention strategies are among the best and most workable in Africa, a global forum says.” https://allafrica.com/stories/201810250101.html You may…

THE PRESIDENT OF THE CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC COMMITS TO INCREASING ACCESS TO BASIC SOCIAL SERVICES

UNAIDS’ support to Central African Republic lauded by the President GENEVA, Switzerland, 24 October 2018-/African Media Agency/-The President of the…

Rain and Hepatitis E in Namibia

“Namibia Red Cross Society and Unicef yesterday warned members of the public that the rainy season will likely increase the…

If we can fight Ebola, we can fight TB

“If the global health community can find a way to fight Ebola with modern tools and technologies, I see no…

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