Nutrition status of children under five years in Turkana, Marsabit and Tana River has improved due to higher milk consumption, the National Drought Management Authority has said.

Vision Africa Regional Network (VAREN) has built 223 toilets in 53 Community schools in Luapula province at a cost of 2.3 Million Kwacha.

Online software training sessions were also conducted for 14 medical colleges with Neonatal Intensive Care Units (NICUs) to further clarify the status of the sick newborns.

High rates of overweight and obesity in Asia and the Pacific seriously threaten people’s health and undermine the region’s prosperity warns this new book published by the Asian Development Bank. According to this book, obesity causes 12% of total health care expenditures or 0.78% of gross domestic product in the region.

Welfare minister says government’s efforts are yet to show results.

This report takes a detailed look at the current status of childhood immunization in 10 priority countries: Afghanistan, Chad, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ethiopia, India, Indonesia, Kenya, Nigeria, Pakistan and Uganda.

Sanitation access in schools is important to keep children, especially girl children in school. It is also important to spread the culture of safe sanitation more widely, especially among the young.

Union Minister of Health and Family Welfare released the National Health Profile (NHP)-2018 prepared by the Central Bureau of Health Intelligence (CBHI).

Children who were not infected with the virus, suffered from severe dengue when they were given the vaccine.

A new report released by Save the Children, a non-governmental organisation, has revealed that millions of children in Uganda are still out of school, dying before their fifth birthday, showing stunted growth and at risk of violence or harmful practices such as child marriage or child labour.

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