More than 20,000 cholera cases have been confirmed in the Lake Chad Basin states of Nigeria, Niger and Cameroon since January. In its latest epidemiological analysis of the regional cholera outbreak,...

A new study from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill found that substandard and falsified medicines, including medicines to treat malaria, are a serious problem in much of the world. Here to...

According to a World Health Organization (WHO) news release dated June 29, 2018: WHO received confirmation of a human case of dracunculiasis (guinea-worm disease) in Angola – a country not known to...

The Democratic Republic of the Congo Ministry of Health (MOH) has provided updated information on the Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) outbreak in North Kivu province that shows there is now a total of 49 cases...

A major new study has shown that rotavirus vaccination reduced infant diarrhoea deaths by 34% in rural Malawi, a region with high levels of child deaths. The study led by scientists at the University...

Five people have died while 350 others have tested positive for typhoid in Gweru, the third largest city in Zimbabwe. Health and Child Care Minister Dr David Parirenyatwa said residents who contracted...

In a follow-up on the Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo’s (DRC’s) North Kivu province, DRC health officials say testing by the National Institute...

The Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) Ministry of Health reported today (computer translated) that some 33 deaths are suspected linked to the latest Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) outbreak in the country. The...

The Nigerian government has launched the Viral Hepatitis Health Facility Directory, an easily accessible public guide with information on the location of health facilities that provide Hepatitis treatment...

Just four months after Guinea worm disease in South Sudan was declared “transmission interrupted”, three people in the town of Rumbek have been diagnosed with the disease, the first cases...