Health - : Africa and Maghreb's news - The panafrican daily newspaper, Africa's portal offers a daily online newspaper with information on what is going on in the world, culture, economics, sport, societies of 56 african countries. en : Africa news, Maghreb news - The african daily newspaper Somalia journalist dies following shelling Tue, 30 Oct 2012 09:03:39 +0100 Judith-Wealth Five dead in Uganda due to killer disease Tue, 23 Oct 2012 17:44:42 +0200 Ojong Debra Police shot Striking mineworker in Rustenburg to dead Fri, 05 Oct 2012 13:29:45 +0200 Ojong Debra Armed rebel groups Hinders the fight against cholera in Nyamilima. Wed, 03 Oct 2012 12:56:05 +0200 Ojong Debra Guinea government still remain voiceless on the culprits of September, 28 massacre Fri, 28 Sep 2012 17:54:39 +0200 Ojong Debra Professor Gottlieb honored by Queen Elizabeth II Fri, 21 Sep 2012 19:18:15 +0200 Christophe lele The Global Fund Welcomes U.S. Budget Allocation of US$1.05 billion for 2011 Mon, 18 Apr 2011 17:32:34 +0200 Geneva – The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria warmly welcomed passage of the continuing resolution for the Fiscal Year 2011 U.S. budget which contains a US$1.05 billion contribution to The Global Fund. Namibia: Baby-dumping rates soar among school girls Mon, 28 Mar 2011 18:21:00 +0200 Female college students across Namibia have caused a stir by holding a mini summit to discuss infanticide and baby dumping amid reports that figures are at an all-time high. Anna Smith Discovering the birth of France's first “child donor” Sat, 19 Mar 2011 12:40:49 +0100 Umut Talha, born on 26 January 2011 at the Antoine Béclère de Clamart Hospital near Paris, is the first “child donor” – NOT “medicine baby” as the media would have it – to be born in France. Destination Santé Ivory Coast's battle for antiretroviral drugs Fri, 18 Mar 2011 17:43:37 +0100 The political situation in Ivory Coast remains complex and now the country is facing problems with the supply of medicines. Indeed, a serious problem is arising with the antiretroviral drugs that are needed by patients being treated for HIV. There is the logistical problem of course, but not just that. NGOs are concerned about the effects that political instability could have on support from donors… Destination Santé Cigarettes: Smoking out your life Fri, 18 Mar 2011 17:39:10 +0100 Just one cigarette and the risk of developing lung cancer is already at your door! According to an American study, less than 30 minutes after our first inhalation, the polycyclic hydrocarbons contained in tobacco are at work and attacking our cells' DNA. In other words, smoking presents a danger from the very first cigarette! Destination Santé Listeria: A biological hacker in the human immune system Fri, 18 Mar 2011 17:38:21 +0100 It appears that a bacterial protein may be able to penetrate the cell nucleus and reprogramme the genes responsible for activating our immune system. Destination Santé When a mother's voice soothes a baby Fri, 18 Mar 2011 17:36:06 +0100 Is there really any point in mothers-to-be to talking to their unborn child during pregnancy? According to Canadian researchers, the answer to this is a most definite “YES”! By placing electrodes on the heads of 16 infants they were able to show that their mother's voice was indeed “special” for these babies. Destination Santé Drug addicts turn to HIV drugs for lethal mix Thu, 17 Mar 2011 15:09:03 +0100 Drug peddlers in South Africa have introduced a new deadly drug whose ingredients contain life-prolonging antiretrovirals for people infected with HIV, a move that health experts claim could jeopardies ARV stocks. Sakhile Modise Clean water for rural Ethiopia Tue, 15 Mar 2011 18:52:56 +0100 After Lori Pappas first arrived in the Omo River Valley in southwestern Ethiopia three years ago, the first thing she did was conduct a survey of working water wells in the area. Karen Calabria