[allAfrica] Praia -After three days of intense work and great debates, the second Africa Health Forum came to an end in Cape Verde. The conference was the follow up meeting to the first Africa Health Forum held in June 2017 in Kigali, Rwanda which committed to putting people first, promoting synergies and coordinating and engaging all stakeholders behind the goal of achieving universal health coverage while leaving no one behind.
[Guardian] Abuja -The Federal Government has announced a decline in number of new cases of Lassa fever in the country.
[East African] Kenya and Ethiopia have renewed their commitment to implement joint infrastructure projects as key enablers of the two economies.
[Malawi News Agency] Government has expressed concern over low condom uptake and usage among the youth in the country in a drive to promote safe sex.
[Deutsche Welle] Vaccinations save lives, but African countries almost always have to import the necessary serums.
[Premium Times] The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) has raised an alarm over the 24 hours deadline given by Boko Haram to eliminate another female staff held captive by the insurgents.
[WHO] Maiduguri -Determined to reverse the scourge of the malaria burden in North East Nigeria, World Health Organization (WHO) has deployed nearly 4,353 volunteers to administer anti-malaria drugs in second and third cycle of malaria chemo-prevention campaigns in Borno and Adamawa states.
[Premium Times] A Public Health Scientist, Suzanne Bell on Thursday said the abortion rate by women of reproductive age in Nigeria has risen between 1.8 and 2.7 million.
[Bhekisisa] The former health MEC claims her subordinates withheld information from her. But she’s being accused of misleading the legislature.
[Bhekisisa] Saturday’s surprise announcement could be the latest blow to the country’s bid for better healthcare.