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A large proportion of resource poor rural households in southern African communal areas are dependent on wild edible fruits to meet part of their daily nutritional needs. For many people and ethnic groups, the use of wild edible fruits is a source of cultural identity, reflecting a deep and important body of knowledge about the environment, survival, harvesting, preservation and other forms of management. This study was aimed at documenting the role of wild edible fruits in the livelihoods of people in Namibia and Zimbabwe.

A major cholera outbreak in Yemen may have reached the halfway mark at 218,798 cases as a massive emergency response has begun to curb its spread two months into the epidemic, the World Health Orga

Yaounde — Every year, 11 million Africans fall into poverty due to high out-of-pocket payments for healthcare, technology could change that

Nairobi county health officers yesterday failed to release results of an investigation into an incident in which 50 people last week contracted cholera at Weston Hotel.

Kenya is the first African country to start using a generic version of the latest AIDS drug that can improve and prolong the lives of tens of thousands of people who suffer severe side effects and

Industrial fishing fleets dump nearly 10 million tonnes of good fish back into the ocean every year - enough to fill about 4,500 Olympic sized swimming pools - a study has found.

NEW DELHI: With monsoon approaching, people in the city have another health worry — malaria.

The new strain does not lead to sporadic cases, but attacks groups of people, which is why it is stated to be virulent.

Ahmedabad: With the monsoon setting in, Amdavadis have another health worry - malaria.

Dengue figures in Delhi may have been grossly under-reported, shows an analysis done by DNA.

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