CNN Maseru, Lesotho — Mpho opened a new chat on WhatsApp, entered an unfamiliar number, and typed a question she never thought she would have to ask. MPHO: When can I get the pills? I'm 7 weeks pregnant. DOCTOR: Tomorrow. 1000LSL including womb cleaning. MPHO: Okay.Does it hurt? Doctor: 9am tomorrow, come by then. Mpho,...
TimesLive SOUTH AFRICA has just one environmental health practitioner per 30 000 people‚ three times fewer than the ratio recommended by the World Health Organisation (WHO). In the wake of the world’s worst ever listeriosis outbreak – in which at least 190 have died and close to 1‚000 infected – questions...
The East African Rwanda's rapid population growth, fuelled by high fertility rates is currently undermining efforts by the government to reduce poverty across the country. This is largely attributed to limited access to family planning and to modern methods of contraception. The situation is worsened by a rise in teenage pregnancies. These...
By Staff Reporter Zambia’s President Edgar Lungu has this Tuesday officially launched the Integrated Health Situation Room, a facility that seeks to capture data, which can be used to combat the HIV/AIDS scourge and Malaria disease. In a speech read on his behalf by vice president, Inonge Wina, President Lungu said the...