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East Africa: Fish Imported Into East Africa From China Fails Toxic Minerals Test

By Allan Olingo Part of the fish imported into the area from China comprises strains of heavy steel, destructive to human health, laboratory investigations commissioned by way of The EastAfrican display. Samples of the fish, bought from a wholesale broker …

Zimbabwe: Doctors Say Forced to Use Condoms As Protective Gloves – Strike Enters Third Week

By Idah Mhetu DOCTORS have claimed they’re being pressured to make use of condoms when acting examinations because of the dearth of gloves as the continued strike via junior General Practitioners enters its 3rd week. Members of the Zimbabwe Hospital …

Rwanda Has Achieved Universal Healthcare

Photo: Nation Media Group Rwanda’s health insurance coverage card often referred to as Mutuelle de Sante (report picture). By Edmund Kagire With greater than 90 according to cent of Rwandans coated under the community-based health insurance coverage scheme in the …

Zimbabwe: Government, Junior Doctors’ Meeting Fails to End Strike Deadlock

Photo: The Herald Health and Child Care Minister Dr Obadiah Moyo By Leopold Munhende Junior medical doctors are set to proceed with their strike action after negotiations between their consultant body and government Thursday resulted in a impasse. Speaking after …

Namibia: Governor Slams Churches That Discourage ARV Use

By Alvine Kapitako Windhoek — Khomas regional governor Laura McLeod-Katjirua the day gone by condemned the charismatic church buildings working in Namibia that discourage HIV certain contributors from taking their antiretroviral medication (ARVs) prescriptions. This stance, the governor says, counter-fought …

Uganda: Government Plans to Introduce Boat Ambulances Next Year

By Lilian Namagembe The Ministry of Health has incorporated boat ambulances amongst its priorities within the subsequent monetary year 2019/2020 finances as one of the crucial interventions to fortify emergency care provider supply within the nation, a best reputable has …

Africa: Medical Drones – Ghana to Follow Rwanda’s Example

Rwanda made headlines because the first nation to pilot blood deliveries by way of drone. Ghana’s parliament has now licensed its personal drone challenge, regardless of preliminary skepticism. “Everybody, everywhere should have quality care and Ghanaians are going to use …

Mauritius: Prescription of Physical Activity As One of the Strategies to Tackle Non Communicable Diseases in Mauritius

A workshop on implementation of workout prescription in Mauritius was once hung on 03 December 2018 at Gold Crest Hotel, Quatre Bornes. Dr Anwar Husnoo, the Minister of Health and Quality of Life in his speech, reiterated the government robust …

Africa: Tanzania Is First African Country to Reach an Important Milestone within the Regulation of Medicines

Brazzaville / 10 December 2018: Tanzania is the first showed nation in Africa to succeed in a well-functioning, regulatory machine for scientific merchandise in step with the World Health Organization (WHO). This implies that the Tanzania Food and Drug authority …

Central Africa: Nobel Laureate Calls for Sanctions Against Leaders Who Tolerate Sexual Violence

Photo: Facebook Denis Mukwege (document photograph) file Dr. Denis Mukwege, the Congolese obstetrician and gynaecologist who operates a health facility in Bukavu and who campaigns against using rape and sexualized violence as a weapon of struggle gained the Nobel Peace …