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Mozambique Grapples Spreading Plague

The Mozambican Ministry of Health is drawing up a plan to respond to any possible outbreak of bubonic plague, following the outbreak in Madagascar...

Zimbabwe Typhoid Outbreak Sparks Cholera Fears

Harare - A typhoid outbreak in Zimbabwe’s capital, Harare has sparked fears of another cholera recurrence in the troubled Southern African country. A cholera epidemic...

Mugabe Named WHO Goodwill Ambassador

President Robert Mugabe has been appointed as the United Nations (UN) goodwill ambassador for health despite a deepening health crisis in Zimbabwe. The announcement was...

Cholera Spreads in Zambia’s Capital

Lusaka - Zambian health authorities have reported a spread of cholera since the outbreak of the disease was declared in the country last week. Health...

Deadly Plague Outbreak Hits Madagascar

An epidemic of the deadliest form of plague, pneumonic, has hit major cities and towns in Madagascar and is spreading fast. As of 7...

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,...
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