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WHO Confirms Congo Polio Outbreaks In New Eradication Setback

Democratic Republic of Congo has suffered two separate outbreaks of polio, a debilitating and potentially deadly disease that the world is trying to eradicate,...

Pupils Beg Museveni To Fulfill Pads Pledge

By Milton Emmy Akwam LIRA: Female adolescent pupils in Lango Sub Region have reminded and begged President Museveni to adhere to and fulfill one of...

Sickle-Cell Disease: Health Minister Wants Pre-Marital Testing

Minister of Health Dr. Ruth Aceng has called for a policy to have all couples screened for sickle-cells disease before they marry. “Before marriage, every...

7 Easy Ways on How To Lose Belly Fat

Excess body fat is a concern for many people, and is viewed by the majority as unhealthy. Although obesity has been linked with significant health risks, being...

One In Five Twins Dies Under 5 years of Age In...

One in five twins born in sub-Saharan Africa dies before turning age 5, even as infant mortality has dropped sharply for lone babies in...

Botched Anti-Measles Campaign Kills 15 Children In South Sudan

At least 15 children died in South Sudan in early May after health workers vaccinating them against measles used the same syringe without sterilizing...

Kenyan Girls To Get Free Sanitary Pads

All Kenyan schoolgirls are to get free sanitary pads, the government has said. It is hoped the move will improve access to education in a...

STUDY: Ejaculation Reduces Risk Of Cancer In Men

Several studies have linked frequent ejaculation — during sex, masturbation, or while you’re sleeping — to reduced risk of prostate cancer. How much of a...

Ugandans To Get Generic Of Latest AIDS Drug Later This Year

Kenya is the first African country to start using a new generic Aids drug that can improve and prolong the lives of people who...

Uganda’s Plan To Send 1,000 Medical Workers To Libya Criticised By...

Uganda is planning to send about 1,000 medical workers to Libya, an official said on Friday, a plan criticised by health activists who believe...

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