More than 50 000 teachers at public schools are living with HIV and most of these teachers can be found in KwaZulu-Natal, Mpumalanga and Eastern Cape.

Only about 6,200 children were born with HIV in Kenya last year, down from a high of 15,000 in 2012. This is a reduction of 58.67 per cent.

DAKAR (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Hit by one of its deadliest meningitis outbreaks in years, with more than 1,000 deaths, Nigeria could struggle to contain future epidemics due to a shortage of

The EWARS system, which can be rapidly configured with minimal expertise, is designed for real-time information sharing using mobile phones and triggers automated alerts when disease thresholds are

More medical training and equipment mean Liberia's medical services have improved since the 2014 Ebola outbreak killed over 4,800 people in the country

GENEVA - The World Health Organization published a new classification of antibiotics Tuesday that aims to fight drug resistance, with penicillin-type drugs recommended as the first line of defense

KINSHASA - Democratic Republic of Congo's Health Ministry has approved the use of a new Ebola vaccine to counter an outbreak of the hemorrhagic fever in its northeast that has killed four people, a

Tests are underway to determine the genetic sequence of the Ebola virus behind an outbreak in central Africa, a U.S. Centers for Disease Control researcher said Friday.

The data were released Wednesday by director general of National Institute for Combat AIDS, Lucia Furtado.

Pretoria — The South African Department of Health says it is on high alert following the reported outbreak of the Ebola virus in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).

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