Category: Health

US to end funding for UN Population Fund over abortion

The US government plans to stop funding the United Nations Population Fund because of the organization’s “coercive” family planning practices, including providing abortions, officials in Washington said late Monday. According to a State Department official,…

Adulterous lovers paraded on Kenyan streets

An adulterous woman and her boyfriend, who became stuck inside her during sex, were paraded through busy streets on their way to get medical help in Kenya on Monday. A video shows the couple, still…

Meningitis cases rise in Nigeria

An outbreak of meningitis epidemic has killed 328 people, mostly children, across several states in Nigeria since mid-December, according to the country’s ministry of health. More than 2,500 people were infected with cerebrospinal meningitis in 16 of 36…

UN, WHO plan to eradicate Polio in Africa

 According to the United Nations , tens of thousands of health workers will visit 13 central and Western African countries to vaccinate more than 116 million children under the age of five against the disease….

AU chairman wishes Buhari speedy recovery

The Chairperson of the African Union, President Alpha Conde of Guinea, has joined the league of well-wishers calling President Muhammadu Buhari on the telephone to wish him quick recovery. Buhari who left the country on…

Groups deworm children and adults for free

A Non Governmental Organisation, Ayofe Health Awareness Initiative in conjunction with Medicare Trust Foundation have engaged in free massive deworming exercise of children and adults in Bode Osi town, Osun State. The groups also embarked…