[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.
[Nation] The polio vaccine given to children under the age of five is safe, Kenya Paediatric Association has said.
[UN News] Humanitarian needs are enormous in Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), where the UN Refugee Agency, UNHCR, has reported accounts of “barbaric violence”.
Simphiwe Zanele Mthimunye is a phlebotomist who has already been recognised in her field as excelling in her line of work and her commitment. She was the first black woman to receive the award for Excellence in Phlebotomy by the Society of Medical Technologists in South Africa (SMLTSA) Congress, and is set to be a guest speaker at the SMLTSA conferences until 2020
Nikhat Hoosen already holds three degrees — a BSc in Biological Sciences, a BSc honours in Biological Sciences and an MSc in Molecular Biology and Systematics — all from the University of KwaZulu-Natal. She is currently completing a master’s in Public Health, specialising in Epidemiology and Biostatistics at the University of Cape Town, after which she aims to head straight into her PhD.
[News24Wire] Universal health care may become a reality as Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi gears up to present two bills to the public on Thursday.