Health

By IAfrica
In Health
May 15th, 2014
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MIHE GAOMAB II THE Namibian Competition Commission regulates most sectors in terms of competition within Namibia, including the health sector.Anecdotal evidence shows that Namibia’s health sector comprises of a public and private sector. Recent statistics show that close to 6 per...
By IAfrica
In Dr Nickey Iyambo
Mar 26th, 2014
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… Dr Iyambo on health at independence   WINDHOEK- Although Namibia is widely hailed for having good health service delivery with an increase in health facilities and treatment over the years, the increase and change in disease patterns since independence have brought about the question wh...
By IndepthAfrica
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Apr 25th, 2013
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By Winnie Ssanyu Sseruma Almost half the world’s population – an estimated three billion people – live in areas where malaria is transmitted. Endemic to 107 countries in the tropics and subtropics, it is responsible for around one million deaths globally every year, with sub-Saharan Africa the hardes...
By IndepthAfrica
In Article
Apr 25th, 2013
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By JONES MUNANG’ANDU, MALARIA is protozoa infection of the genus plasmodium. There are four (4) main species of parasites that infect humans; Plasmodium falciparum, plaslesmodium vivax, plasmodium malariae and plasmodium ovale. Of these the most common in Zambia and indeed most lethal is P. Fal...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Jan 28th, 2013
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The racist Israeli regime and the US intentionally test a deadly banned birth control drug on ethiopian women “The drug that the people are using is Depo-Provera. It’s being used on African American women by the Pfizer Corporation (the world’s largest research-based pharmaceutical company). The...
By IndepthAfrica
In Ethiopia
Jan 15th, 2013
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African health ministers will gather in Addis Ababa this week under the theme” African Leadership for Child Survival – A promise Renewed” to accelerate to progress on reducing child mortality throughout the continent. The 2day begging Wednesday will help countries on the continent s...
By IndepthAfrica
In Djibouti
Jan 10th, 2013
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(PlusNews) – Major projected cuts in US government funding for Ethiopia’s health sector could greatly undermine the progress the country has made in the fight against HIV, authorities and experts say. “There’s an AIDS spending cliff in Ethiopia, and the government is already in free fall. Next ...
By IndepthAfrica
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Nov 14th, 2012
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By Emily Cooper,independent (GETTY IMAGES)           Darfur and the DRC are two of the most dangerous places on earth, with armed factions fighting for control of territory and regular violent clashes. But far more dangerous than bullets is the silent killer of disease and ma...
By IndepthAfrica
In Health
May 22nd, 2012
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HANOI, Vietnam—More than a third of the malaria-fighting drugs tested over the past decade in Southeast Asia and sub-Saharan Africa were either fake or bad quality, seriously undermining efforts to combat the disease, a study said Tuesday. With up to one million people — mostly children in Africa — a...
By IndepthAfrica
In Health
Mar 1st, 2012
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Harare – Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe admitted Thursday that some of his political allies have died of Aids, as he launched a programme urging parliamentarians to lead by example in fighting the disease. “In my political family as well, comrades I have worked with perished and quite a...