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The Kenyan government has launched a polio immunization campaign that seeks to reach at least 2,416,750 children under 5 years of age in 11 counties across the country. Lamu County Health Department Chief...

At least 15 people have died and 1,569 have contracted Hepatitis E in Namibia since the disease outbreak was confirmed in the capital Windhoek in December 2017. According to information from the Ministry...

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has scaled up support to help the Nigerian government eliminate over 20 Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs) that remain endemic in the country. The projects are meant...

The Malawian government says at least 108 pigs have died following an outbreak of African Swine Fever (ASF) in the Nkhata Bay local government area. District Agriculture Development Officer Yaz Nyirenda...

The Tanzanian government and the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organisation (UN-FAO) have launched a vaccination campaign to control rabies, a zoonotic disease that kills an estimated 1 500 people...

The Kenyan Health Ministry has banned the prescription of HIV-Aids frontline drug Dolugravir (DTG) amid suspicions that it could be linked to birth defects among positive women. In a memo addressed to...

The Namibian Ministry of Health has confirmed the death of one person who succumbed to a fresh outbreak of swine flu, also known as the H1N1 virus. Acting Deputy Permanent Health Ministry Secretary David...

The Zambian government says 17 cases have been confirmed following the recent outbreak of dysentery at a girls-only technical school in the Lusaka Metropolitan Province. Although 84 suspected cases...

The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) says 3,139 people have been vaccinated in three Ebola infected health zones of the Democratic Republic of Congo. The overall total stands at 61 cases, including...

The World Health Organization (WHO) says the Malawian government should consider quickly adopting the new typhoid vaccine Typbar-TCV as the new routine treatment for the disease.   WHO Malawi representative...