Health

Malawi’s failure to offer simple health care lead to removal of 160 uteruses

LILONGWE - Malawi government’s failure to provide simple health care has led to the removal of over 160 uteruses from women, a national tragedy requiring grave interventions, Ombudsman Martha Chizuma, said this week when she released findings titled "Woes of the womb". ...Read More

Funding gap threatens ‘End Aids by 2030’ goal in the SADC region

Windhoek - Former Mozambique President Joaquim Chissano has expressed concern at the widening funding gap of HIV and Aids response mechanisms in SADC saying that this is threatening the attainment of the ‘End Aids as a global public health problem by 2030’ campaign in the region. ...Read More

Iron deficiency and health hazards

Windhoek - Iron deficiency is one of the most prevalent nutrient deficiencies that globally affect an estimated two billion people, as revealed by the World Health Organisation. ...Read More

TB still a headache for SADC countries

Harare - Cross border trading, a major economic activity in the SADC region, is still one of the major drivers of tuberculosis, research has shown. ...Read More

Antibiotic reduces harmful effects of HIV

A clinical trial involving HIV-positive children in sub-Saharan Africa has revealed that a common antibiotic significantly improves health – despite widespread antibiotic resistance. ...Read More

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