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Uganda investigating suspected fake Hepatitis B vaccines in supply

Ugandan authorities say they have found fake Hepatitis B vaccines at some health facilities, including in the capital, Kampala. A statement from the Ministry of...

Ghana makes gains in reducing child and maternal mortality rates

  Threats to life in early childhood and to women during child birth in Ghana have gone down, according to preliminary reports released by the...

UK donates $4 million to Uganda for family planning

The UK government has donated $4 million to Uganda aimed at improving family planning uptake and held address the population challenge. The new five-year programme...

South Africa traces deadly listeria to processed meat

South Africans were told on Sunday not to consume ready-to-eat processed meat as the government identified the source of a listeria outbreak that has...

Number of dead in South Africa listeria outbreak rises

The death toll from a listeria outbreak in South Africa is now up to 172. That number is more than double from a previous...

Number of cholera cases triple in Malawi

Cholera cases in Malawi have tripled and four more people have died, the Ministry of Health said on Monday, a month after the spread...

Egypt FM due in Addis Ababa for Nile Dam talks

Egypt’s Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry is scheduled to visit Ethiopia next week for talks on a standoff regarding the multi-billion dollar dam project in...

Fourth person in probable Ebola death in Congo: WHO

A fourth person has likely died from Ebola in remote northeastern Democratic Republic of Congo, the World Health Organization said on Sunday, as the...

Malaria the killer disease of 2016

Malaria is the leading killer disease of 2016, even with decreased number of cases in 2016 as compared to 2015 according the United Nations...

Angola’s ailing health system has a new illness to deal with:...

Just as it seemed the Zika virus was under control around the world, Angolan health officials confirmed on Jan. 9 the country’s first two...