“Aggressive and bold” action is needed as Africa’s coronavirus cases pass the one-million mark, according to the African Union (AU) body dealing with the pandemic. It says South Africa – where testing has been widespread – accounts for more than half of all cases. Tanzania’s lack of data meanwhile isRead More →

This article aims to educate the public about Mastitis and ways to reduce the occurrence of this condition in women. Mastitis is inflammation of the breast or udder (i.e. an organ formed of four mammary glands of dairy animals), usually associated with breastfeeding. It is a breast inflammation that may or may not be caused by infection. It happens when bacteria enter the breastRead More →

Portfolio of 15 generic and over-the-counter (OTC) medicines from Sandoz division addresses urgent unmet needs of low- and lower-middle-income countries to treat patients with COVID-19 symptoms; Portfolio will be sold at zero-profit to governments in up to 791 eligible countries during the pandemic and until a vaccine or curative treatmentRead More →

The World Health Organization (WHO) in Africa (www.Afro.WHO.int) joined immunization experts in urging the international community and countries in Africa to take concrete actions to ensure equitable access to COVID-19 vaccines, as researchers around the world race to find effective protection against the virus. “It is clear that as theRead More →

Osteoporosis literally means porous bone-a disease in which the thickness and quality of bone are reduced. It is when the bones become quite fragile. As bones become more porous and fragile; they may weaken to such a degree that a break may occur with minor stress or spontaneously. The bonesRead More →

LOME, Togo, July 2, 2020/ — Today, Ecobank Group (www.Ecobank.com) confirms its commitment to support ending malaria, launching the first-of-its-kind Zero Malaria Business Leadership Initiative in partnership with Dakar-based not-for-profit strategic communications and advocacy organization, Speak Up Africa, and the UN-hosted RBM Partnership to End Malaria. The new programme isRead More →