Health

SADC countries top global preterm birth rates

Windhoek – Africa can make economic gains of US$17.95 billion in welfare, 3.15% average growth in GDP, export growth of 5.25% and import growth volumes of 6.59% if it eliminates tariffs on all trade and reduces non-tariff barriers (NTBs) in intra-African trade. ...Read More

Bicycles the secret weapon in fight to cut malaria deaths in children

The number of children dying from malaria has been dramatically cut with the introduction of a new drug and bicycle transport to hospital. ...Read More

Understanding haemophilia, the royal disease

Windhoek - In some parts of Africa, haemophilia is portrayed as a result of sorcery or a curse. ...Read More

UNAIDS sounds alarm …As entire regions lag in achieving 2020 HIV targets

Windhoek - The Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) has expressed concern regarding the pace at which many countries are moving towards the attainment of 2020 HIV targets. ...Read More

Fight against alcoholism in SADC region escalates

Concerned with how alcohol is taking a toll on people’s health and even being touted as the biggest contributor to road accidents in Southern Africa, a regional organisation has upped the fight to curb alcoholism by pushing for the region to adopt national alcohol policies in its governments. ...Read More

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