[Daily Trust] Lafia -One after the other, six members in a family of eight became paralysed in similar circumstances. Now, they are worried, their siblings are not safe.
[The Conversation Africa] Kenya’s two major malaria prevention strategies – indoor residual spraying of homes in high transmission areas and the issuing of insecticide treated nets – have led to a significant reduction in malaria transmission.
[Nairobi News] Kenyatta National Hospital chief executive and her deputy, the Director of Clinical Services, were sent on compulsory leave to allow investigations into a surgery mix up.
[News24Wire] Under the gaze of the Nelson Mandela statue at the Union Buildings in Pretoria, four Khoisan have entered into the 15th day of their hunger strike, which could prove fatal if their wish to meet the president does not come to fruition soon.
[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.
[Premium Times] The Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics, ASUP, has suspended its nationwide strike, 15 days after the industrial action began.
[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Dakar -”Leaving the population utterly abandoned is a painful admission”
[Premium Times] A Nigerian Army captain who led an emergency response team was killed in Adamawa State on Sunday, gunned down by a fellow soldier who subsequently took his own life, PREMIUM TIMES has learnt.
[News24Wire] Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi has reportedly taken a swipe at African leaders who seek medical treatment abroad.
[Daily Trust] The Federal Government has mandated all federal-owned hospitals to offer free surgical repairs for women living with obstetric fistula.