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DR Congo Ebola outbreak moves into Goma

Congolese health officials confirmed an Ebola case in Goma. This marks the first time the virus has reached the city of more than two...

Congo says no to using new trial vaccines in Ebola fight

Congo will not permit the use of further experimental vaccines as it combats an Ebola outbreak because doing so risked “confusing the population,” the...

Ebola outbreak complicates measles vaccination campaign in DRC

  Health workers in the Democratic Republic of Congo have rolled out a measles campaign vaccination targeting 67,000 children in Ituri, a region hard hit...

Magufuli to women: ‘set your ovaries free’ to boost economy

President John Magufuli urged Tanzania’s women to “set your ovaries free” and bear more children as a way to help boost the economy into...

WHO: More than a million people to be vaccinated against cholera...

The second phase of the biggest ever oral vaccination campaign against cholera is currently ongoing in DR Congo. According to the World Health Organization (WHO),...

Ebola outbreak moving closer to South Sudan

Authorities in the Democratic Republic of Congo have confirmed an Ebola case not far from the country's border with South Sudan. An official with close...

Study links rise in abortion rates in parts of Africa to...

A decades-old U.S. government policy reinstated by President Donald Trump in 2017 that restricts international aid to NGOs that support abortion is linked to...

Deaths from current DR Congo Ebola outbreak rises above 1500

The current Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo is now the worse on record since the devastating outbreak of 2014-2016. The DR Congo...

Uganda gives approval for experimental Ebola treatments

Health workers received the all-clear to use experimental Ebola treatments in Uganda, a week after the deadly disease spread over the border from the...

WHO: 25 percent of Ebola infections in eastern DR Congo go...

Roughly a quarter of Ebola infections in eastern Congo are estimated to be going undetected or found too late, a World Health Organization (WHO)...
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