[Guardian] Abuja -The Federal Government has announced a decline in number of new cases of Lassa fever in the country.
[Premium Times] At least 18 Nigerians die from Tuberculosis (TB) every hour, a TB expert, Lovett Lawson, has said.
[Nigeria Health Watch] Abuja -The Director General, National Agency for the Control of AIDS (NACA) Dr. Sani Aliyu wants to use this season of love to encourage Nigerians, especially young people, to know their HIV status
[Daily Maverick] South Africa is planning to extend short-term credit to Zimbabwe and also to help it write off its US$7.4-billion external debt, to prevent its neighbour spiralling out of control. Critics say this will be a waste of money unless it can pressure Zanu-PF to make political reforms.
[The Herald] There are no expired medicines being dispensed at public health institutions as there are systems to ensure the safety of citizens, Government has said.
[This Day] Abuja -The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, yesterday called on President Muhammadu Buhari to resign from office, saying the president’s recent assessment of the nation’s economy, in which he stated that it had gone out of control, was enough evidence that he had failed.
[The Herald] Zanu-PF Chegutu West legislator Cde Dexter Nduna has moved a motion to have any Zimbabwean who calls for sanctions on the country to be sentenced to death.
[Nation] Catholic bishops reiterated their opposition to the use of condoms to fight HIV/Aids, calling for abstinence among unmarried couples.
[Nation] Kenya is in the grip of a national health crisis as millions of shillings are spent reducing complications from unsafe abortions.
[Vanguard] No less than 18 Nigerians die of tuberculosis, TB, every hour totalling 432 deaths daily, according to the World Health Organization, WHO, which ranks Nigeria as having the 2nd highest incidence rate in Africa and 7th among the 30 high TB burden countries in the world.