By Remi Adebayo Annual death of estimated 17,000 Nigerians from tobacco-induced illnesses would be prevented if the eighth Senate, led by Dr. Bukola Saraki could speedily pass the Tobacco Control Regulations before the expiration of its tenure. The view was expressed...
The first death from cholera has been confirmed in the cyclone-hit port city of Beira, with cases of the disease almost doubling in Mozambique in the past 24 hours, health officials say. Cyclone Idai, which hit on 14 March, caused massive flooding and killed...
By Agencies One out of four people interviewed in eastern Congo last year believed Ebola wasn’t real, according to a new study, underscoring the enormous challenges health care workers are now facing. Health workers said public mistrust is now the biggest...
By News Agency of Nigeria The number of Ebola cases in Congo has exceeded 1,000, the country’s health ministry said, as the second-largest outbreak of the virus continues to wreak havoc in the central African country. “Behind these numbers are several...
By Agencies Authorities in Zambia have banned an energy drink after laboratory results showed that it contained the active ingredient of the anti-impotence drug Viagra. SX Energy Natural Power drink, produced by Revin Zambia, is exported around the region including to...