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Drone-based blood deliveries in Tanzania to be funded by UK

The Zip drones are launched from a catapult. Photo Credit: DFID The UK government is to fund a trial of drone-based deliveries of blood and...

Nigeria’s Population Growth Crisis

There have been many salient issues that we at Nigeria Health Watch have drawn to our audience's attention in the span of 2016. As...

Processed meat ‘could be bad for asthma’

Eating processed meat might make asthma symptoms worse, say researchers. Consuming more than four portions a week is a risk, suggests the study of nearly...

New glasses for Malawians for $1

Chilungamo Chisuse is a locally trained Malawian optician whose business has been transformed by a German NGO called One Dollar Glasses. As the name suggests, he now...

HIV vaccine: Clinical trial begins in South Africa

South Africa is battling to curb the spread of HIV/Aids. Photo Credit: BBC A new vaccine against HIV, the virus that causes Aids, is being...

Uganda orders closure of schools backed by Bill Gates and Mark Zuckerberg

Ugandan authorities have ordered the closure of a chain of “for-profit international schools” backed by Microsoft founder Bill Gates and Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg over...

Morocco broadcaster apologises after advising women to hide bruises

The segment on Channel 2M demonstrated how it was possible to hide bruising with make-up. Photo Credit: Channel A Moroccan TV channel has apologised after...

South Korea Park’s office bought Viagra ‘for altitude sickness’

South Korean President Park Geun-Hye is seen as she attends an event to grant certificates of appointments to newly appointed officials at the presidential...

Dengue fever kills 20 in Burkina Faso

Mosquitoes are spreading agents for the deadly dengue virus. Photo Credit: AFP   Dengue fever has killed at least 20 people in Burkina Faso where about...

Jordan rejects domestic workers from Ghana for testing positive for HIV/AIDS

Local media in Ghana are reporting that the government of Jordan has suspended the recruitment of domestic workers from that country. These workers according to...

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