[Zambia Reports] Government has announced the 2018 school calendar will delay indefinitely after 50 deaths have been recorded countrywide following the outbreak of cholera.
[Iwacu] Non communicable diseases-NCDs still kill and threaten Burundians silently.
[News24Wire] South Africans must choose a new crop of leaders that will stand with those who liberated the country, late president Nelson Mandela’s wife Graça Machel said.
[Daily Trust] Some Nigerian foreign-trained doctors yesterday narrated how irregularities marred their recently conducted 16-week induction course for them to be licenced to practice in the country.
[allAfrica] Cape Town -A South African university has lauded an Ethiopian health minister, Dr Amir Hagos, for the country’s “amazing progress in a number of sectors, particularly in the area of maternal and child health, and human resource development”.
[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] Expert has decried the recent statistics released by World Health Organisation, WHO, which shows that Nigeria has the highest burden of unvaccinated children worldwide, saying “with the series of benefits derived from vaccination it’s unacceptable for a country like Nigeria not to embrace vaccination against childhood killer diseases.”
[New Zimbabwe] A health disaster could be on the horizon in Harare following the announcement by the city authorities that there will be water supply interruption in the western suburbs.
[Capital FM] Nairobi -According to Ministry of Health, between seven to eight women die every day as a result of cervical cancer and it’s the third leading cause of deaths in the country after infectious and cardiovascular diseases.
[This Day] The spread of a new disease called monkeypox is disturbing and government must avoid its politicisation, writes Olawale Olaleye