The World Food Programme (WFP) and the UN refugee agency UNHCR have appealed for 80 million U.S. dollars to provide food assistance for refugees located in Ethiopia.

No African country is expected to reach the UN target of ending childhood malnutrition by 2030, according to a new study.

False-negative results for Plasmodium falciparum histidine-rich protein (HRP) 2–based rapid diagnostic tests (RDTs) are increasing in Eritrea. We investigated HRP gene 2/3 (pfhrp2/pfhrp3) status in 50 infected patients at 2 hospitals. We showed that 80.8% (21/26) of patients at Ghindae Hospital and 41.7% (10/24) at Massawa Hospital were infected with pfhrp2-negative parasites and 92.3% (24/26) of patients at Ghindae Hospital and 70.8% (17/24) at Massawa Hospital were infected with pfhrp3-negative parasites.

Some 27. 5 million people are in dire need of food aid in 10 African countries due to drought, officials announced last week.

Asmara — The Ministry of Health has ratified and made public the national policy of traditional medicines at a meeting conducted on 6 December at Orotta Referral Hospital Hall.

Appeals court rules against mining company Nevsun Resources, clearing way for workers to have claims of human rights violations heard in Canadian court

Asmara — Around 1.3 million tree-seedlings have been planted in the Southern region this year alone, according to Mr. Ghebremichael Berhe Head of Wildlife and Forestry Authority in the region.

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

The emission of greenhouse gases by human activity is set to lead to drought, rising sea levels and flooding in many parts of the world.

The Eritrean President, Isaias Afeworki has downplayed reports alleging his country’s deepened ties with Egypt are intended to sabotage the construction of Ethiopia’s massive hydro-power dam projec

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