infectious diseases

By IndepthAfrica
In Documents
Apr 25th, 2012
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Last year on World Malaria Day, we mourned the fact that one child died every 45 seconds from this disease. This year, we have managed to slow the clock. It remains a monumental tragedy that one child dies every minute from malaria, but we can draw some hope from the many lives saved through internat...
By benim
In Cameroon
Aug 21st, 2011
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Yaounde – Cameroonian Prime Minister Philemon Yang on Saturday launched an anti-malaria campaign, promising to distribute nine million free mosquito nets. The nationwide campaign named “KO palu” (knock out malaria) will last a month and aims to ensure that the west African country&#...
By benim
In Children & Youth
Dec 20th, 2010
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This was revealed by Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi in a written response to a parliamentary question on Friday. “At least 4366 children under the age of a year died at national level. When the newborns are added, a total 8001 deaths were recorded. “Among the major causes of death are p...