Only two African countries are fully prepared to face a global pandemic if one should break out.

There are no more cases of typhoid in Harare owing to measures taken by the Ministry of Health and Child Care and its partners, a Cabinet minister has said.

Climate change is expected to bring a large-scale and sometimes unpredictable change to the spread of infectious diseases in Europe, a new study finds.

Borno orders workers to return to local governments liberated from Boko HaramBorno orders workers to return to local governments liberated from Boko Haram

An NGO, New Vision Foundation International, has revealed that residents who live in coastal communities in the country are prone to more viral and bacterial diseases than urban dwellers.

As the World weekend marked this year's World Hepatitis Day, the World Health Organization, WHO, has disclosed that, estimated 325 million people worldwide have viral hepatitis even as the 257 mill

Eastern Sudan / El Gezira — Six people died of cholera in Halfa El Jadeeda in Kassala state last week. Four new cases were recorded.

Hepatitis B is endemic in South Africa, but up until now, little has been known about the local prevalence of hepatitis C, especially in high-risk populations such as men who have sex with men, sex

Ghana loses about 290 million U.S. dollars and 79 million U.S. dollars annually to poor sanitation and open defecation respectively, state-owned Ghana News Agency (GNA) reported here Tuesday.

Dr Rakesh K Mishra CCMB director said the finding will help in accelerating efforts for predictive and personalised genomic medicines.

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