Health

SADC health ministers take stock

Windhoek – The health ministers in the Southern Africa Development Community (SADC) on Thursday met in Windhoek to take stock of progress made on the implementation of the SADC Protocol on Health and other regional policies and programmes. ...Read More

UN resolution on DRC Ebola outbreak emphasizes international support

United Nations - The resolution on the latest Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) that the UN Security Council adopted on Tuesday emphasises the importance of continued international support. ...Read More

SADC urged to fight against breast cancer

Health experts have called upon leaders in the Southern African Development Community (SADC) to increase efforts in the fight against breast cancer. ...Read More

Demystifying breast cancer

Breast cancer is the most common cause of death in women worldwide. According to the World Health Organisation (WHO), breast cancer is the most frequent cancer among women, impacting 2.1 million each year and also causes the greatest number of cancer-related deaths among women. ...Read More

Demystifying breast cancer

Breast cancer is the most common cause of death in women worldwide. According to the World Health Organisation (WHO), breast cancer is the most frequent cancer among women, impacting 2.1 million each year and also causes the greatest number of cancer-related deaths among women. In 2018, it is estimated that 627 000 women died from breast cancer, that is approximately 15 percent of all cancer death among women. It is against this background that the month of October has been dedicated to be a month of breast cancer awareness globally and our Health reporter Sharon Kavhu (SK) had a Question and Answer (QnA) with an Oncologist Dr Nomsa Tsikayi (D.N.T) and below is the QnA. ...Read More

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