Thousands of survivors of devastating floods and landslides in Sri Lanka are at risk of potentially fatal diseases such as dengue fever, charities warned on Monday as the death toll from the disast

Minister of Health, Professor Isaac Adewale has said that about 20 million Nigerians were affected by hepatitis.

Eastern Sudan — Cholera continues to spread in Sudan's eastern states, with more fatalities and infections reported across White Nile state, North Kordofan and Sennar.

Residents in Lusaka's Kalingalinga are up in arms with the Ministry of Health following the outbreak of typhoid in compound.

NAIROBI (Xinhua) -- Kenya’s health authorities have stepped on surveillance on cholera outbreak after two patients succumbed to the fatal water-borne disease on Friday in Vihiga County of Western K

National Public Health Institute Director, Tolbert Nyensuah, says the outbreak of the [meningococcal] disease in Liberia "is most likely over right now", encouraging people to go about their normal

Johannesburg - Malaria in Limpopo is under control, says provincial health spokesperson Thabiso Teffo.

DAR ES SALAAM Tanzania (Xinhua) -- Scientists at Tanzania’s leading research institute have identified mosquito species which they said contributed to 90 percent of malaria cases in rural areas of

Falling sulfur dioxide emissions in the United States are expected to substantially increase rainfall in Africa's semi-arid Sahel, while bringing slightly more rain to much of the U.S., according to a new study in the Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres.

New coalmines will leave more people in poverty, Oxfam has said in a new report, calling on Australia to commit to no new coalmines and to end public subsidies for coalmining.

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