Saturday, August 8, 2020

‘We’re not guinea pigs’ – Drogba and Eto’o Condemn Covid-19 Test Trials on Africans

African football legends, Didier Drogba and Samuel Eto’o, have condemned comments by two French doctors who have suggested that medical trials for COVID-19 vaccines should be tested and...

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...

Greek hospitals cannot afford painkillers, scissors or sheets as budget cuts bite

Greek hospitals have run out of supplies such as painkillers, scissors and sheets as swingeing budget cuts have left the health service unable to...
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Somaliland Confirms First Covid-19 Cases

The National Preparedness Committee against Covid-19, Tuesday, confirmed two cases tested positive of the illness. The Committee announced that a national who recently came back...

For medical workers in South Sudan’s war, just reaching the sick is a challenge

With the May-November rainy season, air evacuations become even more difficult In the absence of a functioning state, outside NGOs are left to provide healthcare...

As health needs rise in Somalia, funding hits new low, cutting off 1.5 million...

Somalia – a country where every two hours a mother dies due to pregnancy complications – is facing cuts in life-saving health services because...

BREAKING UK: Scientists Discover First Covid-19 Treatment

UK scientists claim to have made a major breakthrough in the hunt for a treatment for Covid-19 Scientists leading the RECOVERY trial into potential treatments...

Can Uganda end its Aids epidemic?

Uganda's government is aiming to launch an ambitious campaign of HIV testing for its citizens. According to the country's Minister of Health, the goal is...

Turkey distributes 4,000 mosquito curtains in Djibouti

Aid is part of efforts to prevent malaria outbreak in tiny African nation Turkey’s state-run aid agency distributed 4,000 mosquito curtains in southern and northern...

Nonprofit works for health and empowerment of Somali women

The small white building at 3416 Nicollet Ave. S. is the new home to a "tiny, but mighty" nonprofit. It's called Isuroon, which translates...

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Somalia: Al Shabaab Claims 24 Killed in Mogadishu Army Base Raid

Al Shabaab, the Islamist fighters of Somalia, today, claimed they killed 24 soldiers at a raid they executed in an army base just down...

Convalescent Plasma: Promising Experimental Treatment for Covid-19 Replicable in Somaliland

The Covid-19, which broke out in China in late 2019, especially in Wuhan province, has wreaked havoc in the world, sparing no region and...

Dr Hawa Abdi: Somalis Lose an Iconic Doctor, Social Activist

Dr. Abdi turned her family’s land into a hospital and camp that treated and supported legions of people displaced during a civil war. Hawa Abdi,...