Monday, January 21, 2019

Program seeks to persuade Somali women to get cancer screenings

When Wali Dirie's mother was in her 50s, her doctor advised her to start going in for regular mammograms. So she went. But when it...

Kenya: Detectives massive, 50bnSh fraud on health insurance fund

Detectives are investigating a possible loss of Sh50 billion at the National Hospital Insurance Fund (NHIF), in the latest scandal to hit the State...
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Somaliland: Hargeisa Group Hospital to get a multi-story mother and child ward

His Excellency the President of the Republic of Somaliland, Musa Bihi Abdi, laid the first foundation stone for a new multi-story child-mother care ward...

First Lady Margaret Kenyatta wins the prestigious Achievement Award

First Lady Margaret Kenyatta has been awarded the prestigious Eastern Africa Lifetime Achievement Award for her relentless efforts to stop preventable maternal and newborn...

5 African countries where you can live longer than expected

Africans are living longer and healthier lives as life expectancy is on the rise.  Though millions on the continent still face the challenge of...

Somaliland: These female doctors are changing the lives of fistula survivors

On one day in March dozens of people gathered in a hospital in Hargeisa, Somaliland. The bright room was decorated with flowers and banners...

Somalia: WHO logs 6,498 cholera cases, including 43 associated deaths

The World Health Organization (WHO) is stepping up measures to contain cholera outbreak in Somalia amid decline in the number of cases and deaths...

The World Bank Just Released the First Human Capital Index.

Today the Washington, D.C.-based World Bank released a global ranking it calls the Human Capital Index, which seeks to measure how well governments enable...

A Neuroscientist Says to Do This One Thing Every Day to Keep Your Brain...

Health and wellness have a much broader definition than they did in the past. Nowadays, it goes beyond the simple topics of diet and...

Kenya: 83 chemists shut down, 83 operators arrested

83 chemists have been closed down and 83 people arrested in an impromptu raid on illegal operators. The Pharmacy and Poisons Board (KPPB) under the Health...

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Will The EAC Hold Or Loose Mere Anarchy On East Africa?

There is an old story, probably apocryphal, that shines a light on the way the East African Community (EAC) and its interstate relations have...

Amidst Brexit drama, UK takes a stand against conflict-related sexual violence

Kicking off what is guaranteed to be a watershed year for British foreign policy, an event held in the British Parliament on Wednesday revealed a glimmer...

Somaliland: SOLJA Slams SAAB owner’s Malicious Rhetoric

Chairman Huuto describes SAAB owner rhetoric as quite besmirching and befitting the profession The chairman of Somaliland Journalists Association, SOLJA, Mr. Mohammed Abdi Jama a.k.a. Huuto...