CHOLERA DEATH HIT NORTHERN CAMEROON

The number of people killed by an outbreak of cholera in the North and Far North…

NO MORE EBOLA CASES IN UGANDA?

Uganda says there have been no further cases of Ebola on its territory resulting from the…

NIGERIA HAS THE HIGHEST TUBERCULOSIS BURDEN IN AFRICA

Nigeria has the highest Tuberculosis burden in Africa and ranks at number six in the world,…

WARNING ON DENGUE FEVER ISSUED IN LAOS

The Laos ministry of health issued a warning this week as the trend of weekly reporting…

PAKISTAN TO TACKLE POLIO RESURGENCE

Pakistan is launching an emergency anti-polio vaccination campaign after the total number of affected children in…

CAN ZIKA VIRUS CAUSE DELAYED CHILDHOOD NEURODEVELOPMENT?

An international study has shown that the Zika virus may lead to delayed childhood neurodevelopment and…

MICE CURED OF HIV RAISE NEW HOPE FOR THE DISEASE

HIV is a viral infection that leads to AIDS and is fatal in almost all cases.…

ALL YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT THE ZIKA VIRUS AND TRAVEL

The virus has been out of the headlines but that doesn’t mean it is gone. The…

AFRICA ON TRACK TO BE DECLARED POLIO FREE BUT CASES RISE IN PAKISTAN

Africa is on track to be declared polio-free within the next couple of months, World Health…

OBESITY CAUSES MORE CANCER CASES THAN SMOKING IN UK

Obesity now causes more cases of four (4) common cancers in the UK than smoking. Cancer…

WHAT DO YOU KNOW ABOUT SALMONELLOSIS?

Salmonellosis, it is a disease caused by the bacteria known as Salmonella. It is usually characterized…

HEPATITIS B HIT UGANDA

Up to 6% of people in Uganda are infected with Hepatitis B; a virus that can…

SWIMMERS WARNED ABOUT A PARASITE THAT CAN LIVE FOR DAYS IN POOLS

Health officials are urging people to take precautions to protect themselves against a microscopic parasite that…

MEASLES OUTBREAK IN NEW ZEALAND CONTINUES

New Zealand’s Environmental Science and Research (ESR) surveillance data show that there have been 260 confirmed…