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Medical care unaffordable for many in South Africa

Health ministers from 47 African countries are meeting in Zimbabwe this week to address some of the biggest health challenges on the continent. In South Africa, quality medical care comes

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Bird Flu Spreads at Astral Foods’ South African Chicken Farms

Bird flu is spreading in South Africa with Astral Foods Ltd. reporting that the disease has infected more chickens at a farm in Mpumalanga, prompting the company to put the

CAN A RELATIONSHIP WITH AN ALCOHOLIC OR ANGRY PERSON WORK?

Relationship in which a partner has a significant mental issue such as alcoholism, depression or anger is described as codependency relationship. In this relationship, the other partner forgoes their own

REDUCING INFANT MORTALITY IN NIGERIA

A doctor in Nigeria and a professor at Michigan State University have teamed up to reduce infant mortality in the African nation. In the United States, September is National Newborn

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What Is Normal Body Temperature?

Your body’s like a little furnace. It puts out heat all the time. It comes from your body doing the work that keeps you alive. When it puts out a

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Over 60 dead in ‘mysterious disease’ outbreak in Nigeria

LAGOS, Nigeria At least 62 people are confirmed dead by a yet-to-be-diagnosed disease, a health official in Nigeria’s north central Kogi state has said. “About 62 people have now been

When To Call A Paediatrician!

If you’re a parent, you’ve probably wrestled with the question more than once when your kid got sick: Should I call the doc? Whether your little one has a fever,

Stressed South African economy leaves workers depressed

South Africa’s workforce is stressed and depressed. According to the South African Depression and Anxiety Group (Sadag) one in four employees have been diagnosed with depression. The recession‚ job shortages

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Meningitis outbreak kills 1,166 in Nigeria and infects more than 14,500

Nigeria’s health minister has declared that the outbreak of meningitis in the country is over, but only after it killed 1,166 people, most of them children. “We have formally declared

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20 Million Nigerians Live With Hepatitis – Health Minister

Minister of Health, Professor Isaac Adewale has said that about 20 million Nigerians were affected by hepatitis. He stated this at the weekend during the Guild of Medical Directors annual