The Ministry of Health of Vietnam on Tuesday reported the country’s first two cases of infecting Zika virus in southern Khanh Hoa province and Ho Chi Minh City.
The Rwanda puts its borders notably with the DRC under surveillance. The Rwandan Ministry of Health says it wants to protect its population against three diseases including yellow fever raging in Angola, a country bordering the DRC.
The president of Uganda, has signed a bill into law that calls on the court to jail parents who fail to have their children vaccinated.
If you’re wondering if talking to yourself is normal, take a look at what the studies show. The answer might actually surprise you!
Talking to someone who you think may be lying can be an uncomfortable experience. You may have difficulty focusing on the conversion, instead wondering just how well you can trust them.
Dementia is a chronic or persistent disorder of the mental processes caused by brain disease or injury and marked by memory disorders, personality changes, and impaired reasoning.
Both International and local health experts on health sectors held a meeting in Nyamata, Bugesera District to discuss the required health financing modifications and how they can be put in place with the Sustainable Development Goals.
The World Health Organization (WHO) on Tuesday announced the Ebola outbreaks in West Africa no longer constitute a Public Health Emergency of International Concern (PHEIC).
The targeting of medical facilities in South Sudan has had drastic consequences for the population, as civilians are unable to get treatment for even basic conditions
Malakal, South Sudan - The aid worker could only watch as hundreds of survivors of an attack on the Malakal Protection of Civilians (PoC) site in South Sudan frantically looted the only surgical facility for hundreds of miles.
Rwanda Military Hospital (RMH) launched Apheresis technique, a new system of blood separation. The method launched this year, is a medical procedure that involves taking blood from a donor or patient and separating the blood into individual components so that one particular component that is needed can be removed and the remaining components are then re-introduced back into the bloodstream of the patient or donor.
The Word Tuberculosis Day was marked in Madagascar on Thursday with the theme "Unite to End Tuberculosis".
Guinea again, Ebola has killed five people in Guinea after re-emerging in the country’s south, health authorities said on Tuesday, confirming two more deaths registered in recent days.
Just 5% of people wash their hands long enough to destroy infectious germs after using toilets, researchers from Michigan State University reported in the Journal of Environmental Health.
A team of researchers have discovered specific markers on DNA that link the season of birth could have a risk of allergy in later life; this was according to a study published Monday by the University of Southampton.
From down market stalls to upmarket supermarkets and beyond Rwanda’s borders, the journey of Silver fish locally called Indagara in Kinyarwanda, reads like a success story. The silver fish is one of the three fish stocks found in Lakes like Kivu and also in Lake of L. Victoria and Kyoga in Uganda that supports fishery in the country and all around East Africa, it has evolved to become a meal that breaks status boundaries.
The Zambian government on Friday raised an alarm that most of its health institutions in the country had run out of HIV testing kits and so, cries for help from health organizations.
Two new Ebola cases have been confirmed in Guinea, almost three months after it celebrated the end of the outbreak.
The 20th biennial FESTIMA, the largest International Art and Mask Festival in West Africa took place in the town of Dedougou, 250km west of the capital Ouagadougou. Hundreds of traditional masks from six countries Benin, Ivory Coast, Mali, Togo, Senegal and 50 villages of Burkina Faso, came to life during the festival.
The latest flare-up of Ebola in Sierra Leone has ended, leaving no confirmed cases of the virus in West Africa, the UN said Thursday, hailing a "milestone" in the fight against the outbreak.
Did you know that only 8% of Americans sleep naked, even though it’s healthier and improves more than one area of your life? Are we all sabotaging our sleep, beauty, and sex, or are we just unaware? Well the following information may just cause you to chuck those pajamas and bring out your birthday suit. Here are 10 reasons why people who sleep naked are healthier.
No fewer than 30 children have so far died in Imo State as a result of fresh outbreak of diarrhea which is said to be relatively common in the 637 autonomous communities in the state due to absence of potable water.
Washington Scientists have created a two-antibody cocktail that was able to cure monkeys infected with the deadly Ebola virus, revealed a new study.
Kolda, Senegal - For many in Senegal, especially women, the centuries-old custom of female genital mutilation (FGM) is linked to religion. This is one misconception that one awareness campaign here is trying to dispel by using imams and community leaders as communicators.
Researchers discovered that combining the drugs Tyverb (lapatinib) and Herceptin (trastuzumab) could lead to tumours shrinking significantly or even disappearing.
The World Health Organisation report says the number captured men and boys circumcised in the drive during the last five years.
The twins were taken for DNA testing due to their ‘strikingly different’ appearances, it has been reported.
A total of 16 people with rheumatic heart disease have undergone surgery at King Faisal Hospital Kigali during ongoing medical mission by Team Heart, a group of US-based nurses and surgeons.
Most of us prefer to start our day with a warm cup of tea or coffee. However, when it comes to water, we usually prefer to grab a cold one. If Ayurvedic experts are to be believed, you are doing more harm to your body by doing this.
Dangerous heavy metals used in oil production in war-torn South Sudan have leaked into drinking water sources used by 180,000 people with life-threatening health risks, a rights group has said.
If you’ve ever argued with your partner over who needs to get up to make the morning coffee, science has the answer.
Tomorrow, March 8, is International Women’s Day. It comes at a time of global economic crisis and when our women today, still face further massive un employment, turmoil on the university campuses, labour movement, harassments from the government, domestic violence and also sex abuses.
Aspirin therapy has long been recommended for some suffering from heart disease, but a new study indicates it could also help reduce the risk of certain cancers.
Over 5,000 school girls, who were pregnant during the 18-month-long Ebola outbreak in Sierra Leone, have now been placed into both primary and secondary schools nationwide, an official has said.
Donald Trump finally unveils his policy on healthcare and says he will scrap Obamacare if he is elected president
It calls for the sale of health insurance plans across state lines, full deduction of health insurance premiums from income tax and adds: ’We must also make sure that no one slips through the cracks simply because they cannot afford insurance.’
Fresh knickers are a wonderful thing, but where’s the line between tasteful and wasteful? Clearly, I thought I had this life stuff figured out. But now a new question has me stumped: When should you throw old undies out? (Conversely, dear reader: When should you buy new skivvies?)
To commando or not to commando?
That is the question Shakespeare should have asked, for it would have saved women’s magazines years upon years of anguish and debate over whether or not we should suffocate our lady bits in strangling contraptions better known as “underwear” or if we should just let them be.
Mumbai, India - About 40 years ago at the age of seven, Masooma Ranalvi was lured to a dark alley in a decrepit-looking building by her grandma’s promise of ice-cream. It is a day that she will never forget.
For teenagers the world over, life is often an edgy, even volatile balance do you live for the moment or plan for what’s ahead, chase the ideal or focus on the pragmatic.
People who are obese have a worse memory than their thinner friends, a small study shows.
Scientists in Africa say they are a step closer to prevention of HIV transmission. Researchers have been studying a vaginal ring containing an antiretroviral drug called dapivirine.