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Posted by: ReneeAnderson

Johannesburg :: South Africa | updated 2012-07-21 08:27:18 -0700 | health-news

Pregnant women are always advised to strictly follow the medication prescribed by their doctors to ensure a healthy growth and delivery of their unborn baby. Failure in taking the essential drugs like folic acid and other basic vitamin supplements can...
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Breaking News: Medics attack Church Leaders over escalating HIV/AIDS prevalence rates
   
Posted by: bogerecharles

Kampala :: Uganda | updated 2012-07-27 12:26:29 -0700 | health-news

The Medical fraternity has attacked Religious Leaders over increased HIV/AIDS prevalence in Uganda. The Chairman of Uganda Islamic Medical Association Majid Kagimu says that Religious Leaders have not used their platform to sensitize people ways of reducing the scourge. Prof.Majid...
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Breaking News: Mulago hospital officials fail to account 7billion shillings in arrears
   
Posted by: bogerecharles

Kampala :: Uganda | updated 2012-07-27 12:31:08 -0700 | health-news

Members of Parliament on Parliamentary Accounts Committee have sent away Mulago hospital officials for failing to avail to the Committee documents to justify shilling 7 billion in arrears. The Parliamentary Accounts Committee is chaired by Wadri Kasiano, Member of Parliament,...
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Breaking News: Is Uganda in line with the World Population Day theme?
   
Posted by: bogerecharles

Kampala :: Uganda | updated 2012-07-27 12:31:10 -0700 | health-news

The World Population day we celebrated yesterday but one, portrayed a good theme to Uganda. The theme ''Make access to health services a priority'' came at a time when Uganda's population is increasingly growing at 45 percent, most highest in...
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Posted by: bogerecharles

Kampala :: Uganda | updated 2012-07-27 12:31:12 -0700 | health-news

Eye infection rates have shoot up in Acholi region, in Northern Uganda. One of the eye patients, Charles Okech tells how he came to lose sight. A 41year Charles Okech says he lost sight of the right eye when way...
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Posted by: bogerecharles

Kampala :: Uganda | updated 2012-07-27 12:31:14 -0700 | health-news

A 24 years expectant mother identified as Katusabe died at Isunga Health Center in Kyanakaiso Sub-County. According to sources, the expectant mother fidgeted as she asked for assistance from the midwife who was resting in the clinic after a long...
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Breaking News: Ethiopian  Girl Born with Eight Limbs Happy after Operation Success [VIDEO]
   
Posted by: nazish7

Addis Ababa :: Ethiopia | updated 2012-08-03 05:45:00 -0700 | health-news

On June 27, 2012 ,a team of doctors and surgeons performed the first ever separation of parasitic twin from an adolescence Ethiopian girl. 17-year-old Workitu Dababa was born with two extra legs and two extra arms,a deformity called "parasitic twin".An...
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Breaking News: Provide free condoms to Universities, hostels -Members of Parliament
   
Posted by: bogerecharles

Kampala :: Uganda | updated 2012-07-27 14:30:04 -0700 | health-news

The youth Members of Parliament in Uganda have asked government to direct the health ministry to give free condoms to Universities, hostels and other public places. The youth MPs have forwarded their concern through Uganda Parliamentary Youth, an umbrella in...
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Breaking News: DRC: More than 120 measles cases including 36 with complications in the Eastern Province
   
Posted by: Jean-Rene_Bompolonga

Kisangani :: Congo (Dem. Rep.) | updated 2012-07-27 14:32:18 -0700 | health-news

More than 120 cases of measles, with 36 complications were reported in the two weeks of June in the area of health Yalimbongo, Orientale province, said today in Kinshasa Florence Marshall, Communications Officer at UNDP during the weekly press conference...
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Breaking News: US assists in HIV/Aids capacity building
   
Posted by: TAPITAYA

Lilongwe :: Malawi | updated 2012-06-16 02:49:10 -0700 | health-news

The Malawi Defense Force (MDF) has declared that it will take far-reaching steps to combat the HIV/Aids pandemic that has been a menace to many institutions worldwide. MDF Director of Personnel Major General John Msonthi Jr. made the avowal at...
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Breaking News: Former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak risk of stroke.
   
Posted by: IQBALMEMON468

Cairo :: Egypt | updated 2012-07-27 13:26:55 -0700 | health-news

Former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak risk of stroke due to deteriorating health since entering a prison hospital to meet life imprisonment , reported the Egyptian news agency Mena. Security sources of high rank, cited by the agency, explained that a...
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Posted by: Jean-Rene_Bompolonga

Kinshasa :: Congo (Dem. Rep.) | updated 2012-07-27 22:48:08 -0700 | health-news

According to World Health Organization (WHO), since the beginning of the year until the first week of May 2012, 15.841 cases of measles whose 268 deaths have been registered in 28 health areas of DRC, announced an OCHA press release...
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Breaking News: Elephant Leg Boy Seeks International Medical Assistance
   
Posted by: nazish7

Kampala :: Uganda | updated 2012-07-27 22:48:29 -0700 | health-news

A young boy from Peta in Uganda,bed bound, after his legs swelled up to elephant size and also contracted a deadly flesh-eating infection. Vincent Oketch ,10, unable to walk and is forced to wear dresses because his legs are too...
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Breaking News: Zimbabwe spells out a sure shot method to prevent HIV
   
Posted by: prabirghose

Harare :: Zimbabwe | updated 2012-07-28 01:33:54 -0700 | health-news

A politician of Zimbabwe has evolved his theory of a sure shot method to prevent the dreaded disease of HIV – his outlandish solution is: force women to bathe less and go bald headed. These, in the opinion of Senator...
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Breaking News: DRC: Five children died of anemia in Gbadolite
   
Posted by: Jean-Rene_Bompolonga

Kinshasa :: Congo (Dem. Rep.) | updated 2012-07-28 01:35:40 -0700 | health-news

Since April 2012, five children have already died of anemia on the one hundred seventy children patients registered in the health zone of Gbadolite, in the province of Equateur. These victims are the most part younger than five years, Radio...
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