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Kampala, Uganda: September 14, 2021: Stanbic Bank Uganda's Maternal Health Campaign dubbed "Every Mother Counts" has received a big boost from Rotary International, Serve to Change Lives and other par

15 Sep 2021

An initiative to boost yellow fever diagnostic capacity across Africa has 'revolutionised' diagnostics on the continent, one of the programme's coordinating agencies, Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance, said

08 Sep 2021

Codivir, a short synthetic 16 amino-acid peptide, derived from the HIV-1 integrase, was originally discovered at the Hebrew University in Israel. Code Pharma discovered that the peptide had a direct a

03 Sep 2021

The global commitment to reach the Sustainable Development Goals by 2030 include providing high-quality promotive, preventive, curative, rehabilitative, and palliative health services to all communiti

03 Sep 2021

By Gitonga Njeru [email protected] Experts fear that corruption could reverse the gains made on maternal and infant deaths in Kenya. There has been widespread corruption in most government-owned

18 Aug 2021

Until late 2020, Narok had no sanitation system. The County had set aside a quarry near Narok town as a disposal area, but this was shut down in 2019 by the National Environment Management Authority (

11 Aug 2021

Health authorities in Guinea have confirmed a case of Marburg virus disease in the southern Gueckedou prefecture. This is the first time Marburg, a highly infectious disease that causes haemorrhagic f

11 Aug 2021

Airtel Uganda, The Smartphone Network with the widest 4G coverage in Uganda, has won a Gold Award for its Safe Motherhood program which aims at reducing the maternal mortality rate in Uganda. Held 2 w

03 Aug 2021

The Kenya Medical Training (KMTC), in partnership with the Ministry of Health and Gradian Health Systems has launched a Kshs 14 million Simulation Laboratory to train health workers for the country. T

28 Jul 2021

"Eight weeks is about the sweet spot for me, because people do want to get the two (doses) and there is a lot of Delta out there right now."

27 Jul 2021

COVAX and the World Bank will accelerate COVID-19 vaccine supply for developing countries through a new financing mechanism that builds on Gavi's newly designed AMC cost-sharing arrangement. This allo

27 Jul 2021

As a way of enhancing safe motherhood, private companies have joined the cause through various interventions. Airtel Uganda recently donated a mobile ultrasound scan to Bukwo District. Motherhood is a

24 Jul 2021