[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Barcelona -Paltry sums of international funding are being allocated to help poor families cook with modern, clean methods, exposing them to deadly household air pollution
[The Herald] Government remains open to dialogue with striking doctors to find a lasting solution, but those discussions should be carried out while health workers are at work, Health and Child Care Minister Dr Obadiah Moyo said yesterday.
[MSF] Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) has launched a global campaign calling on pharmaceutical corporation Johnson & Johnson (J&J) to lower the price of its anti-tuberculosis medicine bedaquiline to no more than US$1 per day for people everywhere who need it, in order to allow scale-up of drug-resistant tuberculosis (DR-TB) treatment and reduce deaths.
[New Zimbabwe] University of Zimbabwe (UZ) Wednesday bowed to pressure from medical associations and lifted it’s suspension and dismissal of senior doctors, Bothwell Mbuwayesango and David Chimuka.
[WHO] As the 1000th Ebola survivor returns home, United Nations agencies working to stop the current Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) today commended the strong leadership of the DRC health authorities and the tireless efforts of thousands of local health workers and partners that have led to 1000 people surviving the disease.
[East African] Travelers to Tanzania are being urged by the US State Department to exercise increased caution due in part to a “probable” fatal case of Ebola.
[East African] Following a rare public reprimand by the World Health Organisation for refusing to share clinical samples and test results to ascertain the death of a patient on September 8 in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania has come out fighting against allegations of a confirmed case of the disease in the country.
[East African] Kenya and Uganda are among 11 countries to pledge $32 million to the Global Fund ahead of its annual fundraising scheduled for October in France.
[Nigeria Health Watch] “I felt thoroughly inadequate. I didn’t feel like I was attractive enough.
[The New Humanitarian] As schools reopen this week in the Democratic Republic of Congo, the situation is worrisome for some two million children and their families in the Ebola outbreak zones in the east of the country.