[Public Agenda] The trend of drug abuse among the youths as has become rampant on the streets of Ghana.
[Namibian] AS the LGBT community and allies celebrate June as pride month, the World Health Organisation has announced that being transgender is no longer classified as a mental disorder.
[News24Wire] Universal health care may become a reality as Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi gears up to present two bills to the public on Thursday.
[The Conversation Africa] No one said tracking the movements of a patient, suspected to be a carrier of the deadly Ebola virus, through the dense forests of the eastern region of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) was going to be easy.
[WHO] A new WHO report launched today (May 16) shows that the world’s poorest countries can gain US$350 billion by 2030 by scaling up investments in preventing and treating chronic diseases, like heart disease and cancer, that cost an additional US$1.27 per person annually.
[Deutsche Welle] Health officials have expressed concern about containment as the virus reaches a city of 1 million people. At the same time, WHO began shipping thousands of trial vaccines to Kinshasa.
[Nation] The Opposition has demanded the resignation of two Cabinet secretaries and the Controller of Budget over the Sh9 billion National Youth Service (NYS) scandal.
[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Dakar -Six months after an Ebola outbreak was confirmed in West Africa in March 2014, the World Health Organization declared an international emergency and called for help.
[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Bulawayo -Although the law allows for abortion in cases such as rape, red tape makes it difficult for women and girls to receive the service in government facilities
[allAfrica] Today, on the International Day of the Midwife, we not only commit to celebrating midwives as they lead the way with quality care, but to giving them a platform to inform global health policy. As frontline healthworkers at the heart of each community, midwives are best placed to advise Governments, leaders and agencies on the critical changes needed to improve health outcomes.