UGANDA: Optimism as PEPFAR lifts funding caps

KAMPALA, 25 August 2010 (PlusNews) - More Ugandan HIV patients are set to receive life-prolonging medication after the United States President's Emergency Plan for...

ZIMBABWE: Pregnancy need not put an end to education

HARARE, 25 August 2010 (IRIN) - Falling pregnant used to mean the end of school – and of much more - for girls in...

Kenya: Programme for women scientists brings research to the poor

Winning a fellowship with the African Women in Agriculture Research and Development (AWARD) programme for her research was just the first step for Kenyan...

Micro-needles ‘could cut infections from vaccination’

Tiny needles that administer an antimicrobial dose alongside the vaccine when they dissolve in the skin could cut infections from vaccination in...

South Africa: Donate organs & tissue to save lives

Pretoria - The month of August is being used to remind South Africans that they can save lives by donating organs and tissue. This year...

More Gauteng babies born HIV negative

Pretoria - More than 90 percent of babies born to HIV positive mothers in Gauteng public health facilities between April and June 2010 were...

South Africa: Health & business sectors unite against AIDS

Johannesburg - The Department of Health would be partnering with Business Unity South Africa (Busa) to help strengthen government's HIV Counselling and Testing (HCT)...

South Africa: Health monitors strike impact

Pretoria - The Health Department says it is monitoring the impact of strike action on health services as some 1.3 million government ...

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The healthcare sector in Africa is showing signs of remarkable improvement as the quality of hospitals and the availability of qualified doctors has dramatically...

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