Tuesday, 16 August 2022
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Cairo News

Noise pollution in Cairo.

Living in the centre of Cairo is akin to spending all day in a factory according to a recent study on noise pollution in the capital by the Egyptian National Research Centre (NRC). Noise levels can re...
Cape Town News

Heart of Cape Town museum opens.

Residents and visitors to Cape Town can now trace the history of the world
Accra News

HIV/AIDS conference in Accra.

The first international African HIV/AIDS conference is taking place in Accra from 28-30 November under the title
Nairobi News

Health in Kenya: Nairobi hospital to examine leftover drugs.

People with left-over prescription medicines can have them analysed free of charge at Nairobi hospital to establish whether they can be re-used. The service aims to prevent waste and save costs for pa...
Maputo News

Counterfeit Colgate toothpaste withdrawn.

The Mozambican government has seized thousands of tubes of counterfeit toothpaste containing a potentially lethal chemical. The country-wide operation follows a ban on all sales of
Addis Ababa News

Hospitals in Addis Ababa and Hyderabad join forces.

Patients receiving treatment at one of Addis Ababa
Addis Ababa News

Addis Ababa gets organic food market.

Ecological Products of Ethiopia Ltd (ECOPIA), the country
Nairobi News

Smoking ban introduced in Nairobi.

Smoking has been banned in public places in Nairobi under a by-law that is already in force in the cities of Nakuru and Mombasa. Under the restrictions Kenyans caught smoking in schools, public office...
Maputo News

S. Egidio to open children’s HIV centre in Maputo.

The S. Egidio community is to expand its pioneering HIV/AIDS treatment programme DREAM (Drug Resource Enhancement against AIDS and Malnutrition) in Mozambique by creating a special centre in Maputo fo...
Addis Ababa News

Improved conditions for Addis Ababa doctors.

Doctors working at city hospitals are to receive a 350 birr accommodation allowance and other benefits as of the third week in May, the Addis Ababa health bureau has said. The decision applies to staf...
Maputo News

HIV in Maputo.

Just under a third of people who went for voluntary HIV testing in Maputo last year showed up positive according to the coordinator for the Maputo chapter of the national council for the fight against...
Accra News

Accra night club bans smoking.

Oops Nite Club in Bubiashie, Accra, has banned smoking on its premises in a move applauded by anti-tobacco campaigners,
Nairobi News

Rift Valley Fever death toll rises.

148 people have died as a result of the Rift Valley Fever epidemic that is affecting five out of the country
Lagos News

TB treatment centre opens in Lekki.

Residents of Ilasan housing estate in Lekki peninsula and the surrounding communities now have access to a tuberculosis (TB) diagnosis and treatment centre, the
Nairobi News

Polio immunisation campaign announced.

The heath authorities have said that they are to conduct nationwide immunisation against polio in the first and last weeks of February providing that the necessary funding can be raised. The Sh452 mil...
Cape Town News

New anti-AIDS strategy for South Africa.

The South African government has unveiled new plans to combat the spread of HIV/AIDS in the country, where 5.5 million people out of a total population of 47 million are living with the deadly virus....
Accra News

Accra psychiatric patients risk starvation.

Over 1,000 patients at Accra psychiatric hospital are at risk of starvation due to lack of funding, the Ghanaian Chronicle reports. Acting chief psychiatrist Dr. Akwasi Osei told the newspaper that th...
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