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Yellow Fever: Rwanda Strengthens the Monitoring on the Border with DRC

Yellow Fever: Rwanda Strengthens the Monitoring on the Border with DRC

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.

5/04/2016 Saa 08:48:41
Parents who Fail to Vaccinate their Children to get a 6 Month Jail Sentence

Parents who Fail to Vaccinate their Children to get a 6 Month Jail Sentence

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.

3/04/2016 Saa 12:30:57
Is It Normal To Talk To Yourself? Experts Explain Why

Is It Normal To Talk To Yourself? Experts Explain Why

If you’re wondering if talking to yourself is normal, take a look at what the studies show. The answer might actually surprise you!

1/04/2016 Saa 15:20:22
Never get Fooled: Body Signs showing that someone is Lying to You

Never get Fooled: Body Signs showing that someone is Lying to 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.

1/04/2016 Saa 14:22:18
Dancing Activity Organized to Raise People's Awareness of Dementia in Sydney

Dancing Activity Organized to Raise People’s Awareness of Dementia in Sydney

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.

31/03/2016 Saa 18:09:57
Health Experts Meet to Discuss Health Financing with Sustainable Development

Health Experts Meet to Discuss Health Financing with Sustainable Development

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.

31/03/2016 Saa 10:46:28
WHO Brings to an End 'PHEIC' on Ebola Outbreaks in West Africa

WHO Brings to an End ’PHEIC’ on Ebola Outbreaks in West Africa

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).

30/03/2016 Saa 16:34:28
Massacres and Looters in South Sudan Target Hospitals

Massacres and Looters in South Sudan Target Hospitals

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.

29/03/2016 Saa 19:09:45
Rwanda Military Hospital Introduces a New way of Blood Testing

Rwanda Military Hospital Introduces a New way of Blood Testing

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.

29/03/2016 Saa 09:10:51
World Marks Tuberculosis Day in Madagascar

World Marks Tuberculosis Day in Madagascar

The Word Tuberculosis Day was marked in Madagascar on Thursday with the theme "Unite to End Tuberculosis".

25/03/2016 Saa 13:37:45
Guinea: At Least 5 Dead in Guinea Sudden Ebola Outbreak

Guinea: At Least 5 Dead in Guinea Sudden Ebola Outbreak

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.

23/03/2016 Saa 19:21:19
Only 5% Wash their Hands Properly after Going to the Toilet, Research

Only 5% Wash their Hands Properly after Going to the Toilet, Research

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.

23/03/2016 Saa 19:05:38
DNA Markers that Link the Season of Birth may Pose a big Risk to Allergy, Study Finds

DNA Markers that Link the Season of Birth may Pose a big Risk to Allergy, Study Finds

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.

22/03/2016 Saa 19:13:36
Eating Silver Fish/Indagara isn't Poor Feeding but it's Helpful for your Health

Eating Silver Fish/Indagara isn’t Poor Feeding but it’s Helpful for your Health

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.

21/03/2016 Saa 20:17:56
 Zambia: Government Cries for Help Over HIV Testing Kits Shortage

Zambia: Government Cries for Help Over HIV Testing Kits Shortage

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.

19/03/2016 Saa 14:22:18
Guinea Confirms two new Cases of Ebola Outbreak, WHO

Guinea Confirms two new Cases of Ebola Outbreak, WHO

Two new Ebola cases have been confirmed in Guinea, almost three months after it celebrated the end of the outbreak.

18/03/2016 Saa 18:25:43
Wearing a Mask, How is it Respected in your Culture? See how it's done in Burkina Faso

Wearing a Mask, How is it Respected in your Culture? See how it’s done in Burkina Faso

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.

18/03/2016 Saa 15:17:42
S. Leone Ebola Flare-up over, Virus no longer Spreading in West Africa, WHO says

S. Leone Ebola Flare-up over, Virus no longer Spreading in West Africa, WHO says

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.

17/03/2016 Saa 19:16:27
Benefits of Sleeping Naked you’ve probably been missing, Try it now

Benefits of Sleeping Naked you’ve probably been missing, Try it now

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.

15/03/2016 Saa 17:06:49
Diarrhea Outbreak Kills 30 in Imo-Nigeria

Diarrhea Outbreak Kills 30 in Imo-Nigeria

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.

15/03/2016 Saa 12:48:30
Scientists create Antibody Cocktail that Cures Ebola-Infected Monkeys: New Study

Scientists create Antibody Cocktail that Cures Ebola-Infected Monkeys: New Study

Washington Scientists have created a two-antibody cocktail that was able to cure monkeys infected with the deadly Ebola virus, revealed a new study.

14/03/2016 Saa 18:00:29
'My child won't be cut', Tension Continues in Senegal as Campaigner Preaches against FGM

’My child won’t be cut’, Tension Continues in Senegal as Campaigner Preaches against FGM

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.

11/03/2016 Saa 10:00:23
Combined cancer drugs 'reduce tumours in 11 days', UK doctors find

Combined cancer drugs ’reduce tumours in 11 days’, UK doctors find

Researchers discovered that combining the drugs Tyverb (lapatinib) and Herceptin (trastuzumab) could lead to tumours shrinking significantly or even disappearing.

10/03/2016 Saa 20:40:28
Over 10 million men have undergone safe male circumcision surgery, WHO reports.

Over 10 million men have undergone safe male circumcision surgery, WHO reports.

The World Health Organisation report says the number captured men and boys circumcised in the drive during the last five years.

10/03/2016 Saa 17:09:30
Strange but True: Woman gives birth to twins with different fathers in 'rare' case

Strange but True: Woman gives birth to twins with different fathers in ’rare’ case

The twins were taken for DNA testing due to their ‘strikingly different’ appearances, it has been reported.

8/03/2016 Saa 22:46:25
Rwanda: Sixteen Heart Patients Operated On At King Faisal Hospital Kigali

Rwanda: Sixteen Heart Patients Operated On At King Faisal Hospital Kigali

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.

8/03/2016 Saa 11:25:33
Taking warm water is Healthier than cold one, Look at these 11 Surprising Health Benefits.

Taking warm water is Healthier than cold one, Look at these 11 Surprising Health Benefits.

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.

7/03/2016 Saa 16:51:25
South Sudan Oil Pollution ‘threatens thousands’

South Sudan Oil Pollution ‘threatens thousands’

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.

7/03/2016 Saa 15:02:36
Why Women need more Sleep than Men, Scientists

Why Women need more Sleep than Men, Scientists

If you’ve ever argued with your partner over who needs to get up to make the morning coffee, science has the answer.

7/03/2016 Saa 13:45:08
International Women's Day, the Real Message to our, Mothers, Wives and Sisters

International Women’s Day, the Real Message to our, Mothers, Wives and Sisters

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.

7/03/2016 Saa 12:06:02
Regular Aspirin Use May Lower Cancer Risk, Study

Regular Aspirin Use May Lower Cancer Risk, Study

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.

4/03/2016 Saa 20:16:31
Over 5,000 Pregnant Schoolgirls Re-admitted in Sierra Leone after a Long Ebora Attack: Official

Over 5,000 Pregnant Schoolgirls Re-admitted in Sierra Leone after a Long Ebora Attack: Official

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.

4/03/2016 Saa 15:43:45
Donald Trump finally unveils his policy on healthcare and says he will scrap Obamacare if he is elected president

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.’

3/03/2016 Saa 18:08:06
How Often Should Ladies Replace their Undies

How Often Should Ladies Replace their Undies

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?)

2/03/2016 Saa 17:22:50
No Panties, No Problems: 11 Reasons Why Women Should Go Commando

No Panties, No Problems: 11 Reasons Why Women Should Go Commando

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.

2/03/2016 Saa 13:06:52
How Tough is Female Genital Mutilation, India's Bohra Narrates her Story

How Tough is Female Genital Mutilation, India’s Bohra Narrates her Story

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.

2/03/2016 Saa 09:25:28
Here is What Life is Really like for Teenagers Today, Their Voices all Around the World

Here is What Life is Really like for Teenagers Today, Their Voices all Around the World

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.

1/03/2016 Saa 16:38:10
Obesity linked to 'worse memory' Experts

Obesity linked to ’worse memory’ Experts

People who are obese have a worse memory than their thinner friends, a small study shows.

28/02/2016 Saa 15:06:55
Africa Finds Product that Cuts Risk of HIV Transmission, Study

Africa Finds Product that Cuts Risk of HIV Transmission, Study

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.

26/02/2016 Saa 11:03:55
Don’t Smoke! Think Twice Before Picking Up that Cigarette,

Don’t Smoke! Think Twice Before Picking Up that Cigarette,

I totally discourage smokers and the act of smoking.
“For the youngsters out there, if you haven’t started smoking yet or thinking about it, don’t pick up that first cigarette. It’s not worth it in the long run, and it’s not cool.

25/02/2016 Saa 17:41:44

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