[This is Africa] Professor Mashudu Tshifularo has conducted the world’s first surgical process using 3D-printed middle-ear bones.
[Premium Times] At least 18 Nigerians die from Tuberculosis (TB) every hour, a TB expert, Lovett Lawson, has said.
[Nation] Early this year, a family made headlines after being awarded Sh46.5 million in a medical negligence lawsuit against The Nairobi Hospital.
[VOA] Armed men burned down a hospital in the Cameroonian town of Kumba this week, forcing patients and medical staff to flee for their lives. Cameroon’s government blamed the attack on separatists demanding independence for Cameroon’s English-speaking regions.
[Nation] A woman died on Sunday while her daughter is in critical condition at a Homa Bay health centre after they drunk what is suspected to be a poisonous herb.
[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.
[New Zimbabwe] VICE president Constantino Chiwenga is hospitalised in South Africa, the presidency admitted Monday, adding that he was expected to return home this week.
[Monitor] Kampala -All patients, including Members of Parliament, who require taxpayers’ money for lifesaving treatment abroad, will soon have to look elsewhere for funds after Cabinet resolved to compel public officials who need specialised care to seek the required services from a private facility on Entebbe Road.
[VOA] An internship at a hospital in Malawi was an eye-opening experience for Sonia Sosa.
[Guardian] Police in Lokoja have confirmed the death of another person during Saturday’s bye-election to fill the vacant Lokoja /Kogi seat in House of Representatives.