South Africa: Fight against TB yielding positive results

Pretoria - The Gauteng provincial Government's intensified Tuberculosis (TB) management programme has seen a major improvement in the TB cure rate. According to a report...

Winners of the Making More Health Competition

Winners of the Making More Health Competition Bring Fresh Innovation to Solving Problems in Health Three winners whose solutions are tackling today’s most pressing health...

African e-health ‘moving in wrong direction’

Importing or copying the latest 'e-health' technology from developed countries may not be the best way forward for health services in Africa, a conference...

Ethiopia Gains International Laboratory Accreditation

To better ensure the quality of medicines in Ethiopia, the country’s medicines quality control laboratory-the Product Quality Assessment Directorate (PQAD)-has attained the internationally recognized...

SA :President Jacob Zuma Must Fast Track Approval for HIV/Aids Gel

President Zuma will this week launch a plan to combat HIV/Aids. Part of this plan must be to ensure that a world-renowned HIV preventative...

Egyptian scientists to make diabetes drug from bitter fruit

Bitter gourd, a plant long held to have anti-diabetic properties, is to be turned into tablets that Egyptian scientists hope will provide an...

South African scientists win first Obasanjo science prize

Two South African researchers have been awarded the inaugural Olusegun Obasanjo Prize for scientific discovery and technological innovation, for their work on HIV/AIDS and herpes...

USAID, Western Union Launch African Diaspora Marketplace

Washington — The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and Western Union Company have launched the second African Diaspora Marketplace (ADM II). The marketplace promotes...

Improving South Africa’s Health and Education Landscape

Pretoria - In its last meeting for the year, Cabinet on Thursday approved several developments which will play a big role in improving South...

KENYA: Local production means cheaper ARVs

A Kenyan pharmaceutical company has been given the green light by the World Health Organization (WHO) to start producing antiretroviral (ARV) drugs, which could...

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