Khartoum — The Council of Ministers chaired by the First Vice - President and National Prime Minister, Lt. Gen.

In an effort to curb antibiotic resistance, the World Health Organization (WHO) has divided the drugs into three categories — access, watch and reserve — specifying which are to be used for common

This Report for the year 2015 is the forty second in the series of the publication presenting statistics on causes of death obtained through the Civil Registration System under the Registration of Births and Deaths Act, 1969.

Zanzibar — A passionate appeal has been made to the people of Zanzibar to be on full alert, in the wake of reports that, from March this year, at least 23 people have been infected with cholera.

Dr Seidu Barikisu, Northern Regional Focal Person for Malaria has disclosed that malaria cases have reduced from 41.2 per cent to 25.4 per cent in the first quarter of this year.

A highly contagious disease is spreading among farmed and wild tilapia, one of the world’s most important fish for human consumption, the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) said on Friday.

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.