South Africa takes bold step to provide HIV treatment for all

Antiretroviral therapy to be offered to all people living with HIV as soon as possible after HIV-positive diagnosis. The Government of South Africa has announced...

WHO urges health care providers to clean their hands to reduce infections

On the occasion of World Hand Hygiene Day, celebrated worldwide on 5 May, the World Health Organization (WHO) urges all health care workers to...

Ehlanzeni students to take part in HIV testing campaign

By – SAnews.gov.za Pretoria – Higher Education and Training Deputy Minister Mduduzi Manana will on Friday take the First Things First Higher Education and Training...

Cheap device for examining eyes successfully tested

By Inga Vesper - SciDev.Net A simple eye examining device that may offer a cheap way to improve medical care and training in developing countries...

USAID Administrator Gayle Smith Statement on World Malaria Day

Today, U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Administrator Gayle Smith released the following statement in honor of World Malaria Day: "On World Malaria Day, USAID...

IOM, Partners Unite to ‘End Malaria For Good’

Today, World Malaria Day 2016, IOM joins the World Health Organization, Member States, global health stakeholders and key affected communities in calling for concerted...

World Malaria Day: The SDC reaffirms its commitment to fight malaria

There has been some success in the fight against malaria since the turn of the millennium – not least thanks to Switzerland's activities in...

Angola extends yellow fever vaccination campaign to Huambo and Benguela provinces

As Angola grapples with its worst yellow fever outbreak in decades, the Ministry of Health, with the support of the World Health Organization (WHO)...

Facilitating Health Innovation in Africa – ANDI’s New Five Year Strategic Plan Launched

ANDI presents its five year strategic plan (2016-2020) that aims to facilitate health technology innovation in Africa. A new five year Strategic Plan of the...

Ethiopia Marks World Health Day 2016

On 7 April 2016, Ethiopia commemorated the 2016 World Health Day under the theme, “Beat diabetes - Integration and decentralization of diabetic care with...

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