[East African] A Bill that would see Tanzania introduce mandatory health insurance cover is still on the drawing board.
[The Herald] Government is working on a financial arrangement to ensure adequate fuel supplies during the festive season and plans to deal decisively with black market fuel traders who pose a serious risk to human life, Information, Publicity and Broadcasting Services Minister Monica Mutsvangwa has said.
[Deutsche Welle] Rwanda made headlines as the first country to pilot blood deliveries by drone. Ghana’s parliament has now approved its own drone project, despite initial skepticism.
[WHO] A workshop on implementation of exercise prescription in Mauritius was held on 03 December 2018 at Gold Crest Hotel, Quatre Bornes. Dr Anwar Husnoo, the Minister of Health and Quality of Life in his speech, reiterated the government strong commitment to fight the NCD scourge.
[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -The government of Norway has pledged to give the government Sh25 billion to bolster the capacity of the Tanzania Revenue Authority (TRA) to collect revenues from domestic sources.
WHEN A YOUNG woman living near Beni came down with a fever, a nurse told her to go to the clinic for a test. But by the time the Ebola virus was detected in her blood, she was in a car bumping her way towards Kalungata, an area controlled by the Mai-Mai, a plundering, raping militia
[Deutsche Welle] The WHO has warned of a dangerous development: babies and infants are contracting the deadly Ebola virus. A local conflict has impeded the UN health agency’s attempts to quickly deal with the widening outbreak.
[Daily Trust] Ado Ekiti -The National President of the Nigerian Labour Congress (NLC), Com. Ayuba Wabba, has described as “distraction” opposition by some state governors to the proposed new minimum wage of N30,000.
Ravalomanana, a safe pair of hands? IF THE HEALTH of a democracy were measured only by the number of candidates contesting a presidential election, Madagascar’s would be flourishing: a total of 36 were on the island state’s ballot on November 7th. Yet politics in Madagascar, beset by corruption, is far from healthy.
[Deutsche Welle] Vaccinations save lives, but African countries almost always have to import the necessary serums.