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Thursday, October 19, 2017

Cholera Outbreak Hits Zambia Again

Lusaka has been hit by a cholera outbreak with merely the first signs of rain. The cholera incidences have reached 17 with two more cases...

Ailing Tsvangirai in Stable Condition – Party

President Tsvangirai is responding well to routine medical procedure in South Africa and he has laughed off gruesome press reports about his condition. In a...

Inspiring Somali Midwife Tackles Healthcare Challenges

Hamda Mohamed Omer’s introduction to midwifery was nothing short of harrowing. What should have been a happy family event – the birth of her baby...

Over 7 Million Live With HIV in South Africa

The total number of people living with HIV is estimated at approximately 7,06 million in 2017, according to a Statistics South Africa report. The estimated...

Cape Town Woman Turns 100, Walks Unassisted

The Western Cape Minister of Social Development, Albert Fritz, joined the birthday celebrations of Mrs. Johanna February, who turned 100 years old yesterday. Mrs. February,...

Personal Mobile Platform Helps Prevent Spread of HIV

While mobile platforms are becoming an increasingly common medical and public health tool, few evaluations of their effectiveness exist. A new joint doctoral thesis...

Bird Flu Outbreak Hits Zimbabwe, Mozambique, SA Ban Imports

Zimbabwe’s veterinary department has confirmed that several thousands of chickens have been killed following an outbreak of the avian influenza that was detected at...

South African Doctors Perform Another Successful Penis Transplant

​A team from Stellenbosch University (SU) and the Tygerberg Academic Hospital has recently performed a second penis transplant, making it the first medical centre...

Malawi On High Alert After DRC Ebola Outbreak

Lilongwe - Malawi has activated its anti-Ebola responsive teams after an outbreak of the deadly virus was declared in the Democratic Republic of Congo...

1 Million Somali Children Malnourished, 4.5 Million Risk Diarrhea/Cholera

Mogadishu - One million malnourished Somali children need urgent lifesaving treatment, while 4.5 million people also risk contracting cholera owing to lack of clean...
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