Health

Chinese Method To Rescue Malaria affected Citizens

The Tanzanai government has been advised to adopt ‘one-seven’ model in the fight against malaria so as to achieve the National Malaria Control Programme (NMCP) targets of attaining below one percent of malaria cases by 2020. The model originated in China, whereby Ifakara Health Institute (IHI) researchers learned that the country (China) applies ‘one-three-seven’ model, which is detecting the patient ...

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229 Dropped Out Of School Due To Pregnancy

AT least 229 girls in Kagera Region Of Tanzania dropped out of school due to pregnancies between 2014 and this year, the Kagera Regional Education Development Officer, Mr Aloys Kamamba has disclosed. According to Mr Kamamba, 188 girls were in secondary schools while 41 others were in primary schools. Ngara District recorded the highest number with 60 dropouts, followed by ...

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Dar Is Progressing Admits WFP

WFP’s Executive Director, David Beasley, said in Dar es Salaam yesterday that the UN’s agency will support small-scale farmers to access market for their produce at good prices. WFP works to ensure that refugees and other vulnerable people in Tanzania, including host communities, are able to meet their basic food and nutrition requirements. WFP is supporting government efforts to combat ...

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Brucellosis Can Effect Humans As Well

Sokoine University of Agriculture (SUA) says that there are some diseases from animals that can have symptoms similar to those of humans.  SUA has come to this conclusion after conducting various studies related to animal diseases. Speaking in Dar es Salaam recently, SUA Veterinary Officer, Dr Msomi Anthony, said: “These diseases which are a result of those symptoms are brucellosis ...

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5,000 Nigerian Doctors Serving In South Africa: Report

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A new report reveals about 5,000 medical practitioners from Nigeria are currently in South Africa and this mean almost every hospital in the country has a sizeable number of Nigerian doctors. The information was revealed by Consul General of Nigeria in South Africa, Godwin Adama, citing statement issued by the Vice Consul, Information, and Culture, Mr. David Abraham, in Abuja ...

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How the Body Uses Energy

The human body spends energy through: basal metabolism, physical activity, thermic effect of food (specific dynamic activity of food or SDA), and adaptive thermogenesis. About two-thirds of people’s energy expenditure goes into basal metabolism- involuntary activities that support life such as respiration/breathing, blood circulation, repair of tissues, etc. Children, pregnant women, and the physically fit and have lean muscle mass ...

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The Benefits of Cycling

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Health. Study after study has shown that exercise has numerous health benefits. It lowers cholesterol, reduces the risk of heart disease, type 2 diabetes, osteoporosis and certain cancers. Cycling is a low impact form of exercise. Weight Control. Cycling uses energy. To ride five kilometres requires approximately 200 calories of energy. For those wanting to lose a kilo of body ...

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