Health

US Warns Tanzania Against Ban On HIV Clinics

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United States has lately warned Tanzania against the decision of shutting down about forty HIV/AIDS clinics saying it may cause a flare-up of the epidemic among the infected people. Tanzanian government banned Friday many HIV/AIDS clinics accusing those have been promoting homosexuality. Threats to publish names of gay people who are alleged of selling online sex was also issued. The ...

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Government Shuts AIDS Clinics Accused Of Promoting Homosexuality

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Tanzanian government lately shut down several AIDS clinics which were accused of promoting homosexuality and has threatened to publish names of gay people who are alleged of selling online sex. According to deputy health minister Hamisi Kigwangalla, the government will be investigating the homosexuality syndicate and those who will found guilty will be arrested and prosecuted. He threatened to be ...

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Kenyan Private Healthcare Doctors Walksout For 48 Hours Protesting Jailing Of Colleagues

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Kenyan doctors from private health care sector to run for an initial 48 hours of walkout from midnight protesting jailing of some of the colleagues for striking at public hospitals. The move is sure to deepen a political crisis for President Uhuru Kenyatta, who faces presidential and parliamentary elections this year in August. According to Kenya Medical Association head Jacqueline ...

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Nigerian President’s Sister Appeals To Pray For Muhammadu Buhari

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari is yet to return back home from London where he is undergoing regular health checkups. Amid the situation his only surviving sister Rakiya Adamu appealed to the nation to pray for the leader and not to spread rumors about his health. Adamu said in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Daura, Katsina ...

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Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari Delaying Return Back From London Citing Health Checks

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari is learned to be delaying his return from British capital London citing health reasons. The president’s spokesperson Femi Adesina released a statement to the National Assembly on Sunday saying the 74-year-old awaits completing and receiving the results of several health tests which were recommended by his doctors. He was due to return back on Sunday after ...

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AU Launches Africa CDC To Safeguard Health In Member States

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The African Union (AU) has lately taken one another step towards public health in the continent by launching on Friday an Africa-wide public health agency named as the Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC). It is learned the new agency will underline impact of public health on national, social and economic development. It will help the member ...

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Half Million Children In West Africa Malnourished: UN

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The seven insurgency of Islamist extremist group Boko Haram has left more than a half million children in the west African region malnourished and immediate aid is required to save them from further danger, said UN humanitarian co-ordinator Toby Lanzer on Monday. Lanzer added the region is highly cut off from the rest of the world and this has resulted ...

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