East African labs to adopt uniform benchmarks

A new proficiency testing scheme that requires all labs in East Africa to better their services is likely to reduce on haphazard work as...

Make vaccines for Africa in Africa, GAVI told

As donors gather for a major meeting on funding vaccines for the developing world, campaigners are calling for vaccine production to be...

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...

Africa: We must work together to counter fake drugs

Health and law enforcement organisations must work together to stop the spread of counterfeit medicines, says Aline Plançon. Counterfeit medical products have long been a...

Somali Journalists Congratulate the election of the President of the Federal Republic of Somalia

The National Union of Somali Journalists (NUSOJ) congratulates the newly elected president Somalia, his excellency Prof. Hassan Sheik Mohamoud on his election as the...

Uganda: Worm treatment during pregnancy raises moral dilemma

Treating infectious diseases in developing countries might lead to an increase in allergies, according to scientists in Uganda, raising moral issues about the treatment. A...

Pioneering meningitis vaccine faces funding threat

A meningitis vaccine that costs just US50 cents a dose, and which advocates believe could eliminate epidemics of the disease in Africa, will...

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