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Tanzania bans alcohol in sachets

Tanzania has joined the list of African countries that have banned the import, manufacture, sale and consumption of alcohol contained in plastic bags. The government...

Condom use causes trouble in Sudan

Islamists and secularists are virtually at war in Sudan over a recent newspaper article on condom usage and the concept of faithfulness among couples. And...

Bush Meat in High Demand in Cameroon Despite Ebola Warnings

The demand and supply of bushmeat have increased throughout South Cameroon despite warnings that consumption increases the risk of an Ebola outbreak.

Zimbabwean doctors on strike over low pay, poor working conditions

Zimbabwean doctors working in public hospitals went on strike Wednesday demanding better pay and improved working conditions at a time the government is struggling...

Congo declares end to worst yellow fever epidemic in decades

Democratic Republic of Congo's worst yellow fever outbreak in decades has ended two months after Angola declared its epidemic to be over, following a...

Jailed doctors’ union leaders in Kenya gain freedom

The seven leaders of the Kenyan doctors’ union jailed on Monday for contempt by the labour court Judge Hellen Wasilwa have gained their freedom. The...

Major Urban Health campaign on hypertension announced at Health Conference in Cape Town

A major urban health campaign on hypertension has been announced by the Novartis Foundation at a health conference in Cape Town, South Africa. The campaign...

Urban Health conference on Africa opens in Cape Town, South Africa

Issues of Urban health systems in low-income countries particularly in Africa are taking center stage at a gathering of scientists and health experts in...

Angola hit by cholera epidemic, deaths recorded

Angola has been hit by a cholera epidemic. Three of the country’s provinces in the far north are the worst hit. An emergency meeting on...

Sudan’s al-Bashir undergoes minor heart surgery

President of Sudan, Omar al-Bashir has undergone a minor heart surgery at a local hospital in the capital, Khartoum, the presidency has confirmed. The state...

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