[The Conversation Africa] Kenya’s two major malaria prevention strategies – indoor residual spraying of homes in high transmission areas and the issuing of insecticide treated nets – have led to a significant reduction in malaria transmission.
[News24Wire] Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi says his department will offer to help victims and their families of the listeriosis outbreak with potential litigation if they decide to take the matter further.
[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Mutare, Zimbabwe -After years in which the disease presented only a limited threat, this city in eastern Zimbabwe is seeing a hike in malaria deaths, with more than 30 recorded in 2017, city officials say.
[News24Wire] A pregnant woman has died of the foodborne illness listeriosis, the Gauteng Department of Health said on Monday.
[Iwacu] Non communicable diseases-NCDs still kill and threaten Burundians silently.
[The Conversation Africa] South Africa has made tremendous advances in providing lifesaving antiretroviral therapy for HIV infected people. The country has the largest treatment programme in the world.
[allAfrica] The numbers of children who die of pneumonia each year is staggering. In 2015, a child under five died every two minutes — 920,000 in all — and pneumonia is the leading cause of child deaths around the world.
[Vanguard] No less than 38 cases of Monkeypox have been laboratory confirmed in eight States of the Federation. The affected states are Akwa Ibom, Bayelsa, Delta, Edo, Ekiti, Enugu, Lagos, Rivers and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).
[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Yaounde -The death toll from the plague which is spreading in Madagascar has risen close to 100, and the Red Cross has warned that growing stigma attached to the disease could undermine efforts to contain the outbreak.
[East African] Antananarivo -Madagascar’s former President Albert Zafy has died at the age of 90.