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Cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of death globally, accounting for one in every three deaths, with nearly half of deaths in lower-income countries among people younger than 70 years. WHO has identified the elimination of industrially produced trans fat (an artificial product contained in partially hydrogenated oils) from the food supply as an effective and cost-effective intervention to prevent cardiovascular disease.3 Industrially produced trans fat causes an estimated 540 000 deaths each year worldwide.

Speaking during a workshop this week in Morogoro, Mkuranga District Council Nutrition Officer, Ms Sophia Boniface, said the 2015/16 Tanzania Demographic and Health Survey (TDHS) showed that prevale

The Egyptian Parliament approved on Sunday a draft law submitted by the government to govern organising medical clinical research trials, known as clinical trials, some of the articles in which hav

The Greater Accra and Ashanti Regions are currently having the highest HIV rates in the country, according to a recent report.

Tedros Adhanom, the World Health Organization Director General, was in Democratic Republic of Congo on Sunday to personally evaluate the response to the country’s new Ebola outbreak.

The global health outfit, World Health Organisation (WHO) says it has obtained 4,000 doses of Ebola vaccine and is preparing for deployment in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).

Other causes of maternal deaths include haemorrhage, sepsis, heart disease and anaemia.

HOIMA- The Government, with support from the World Health Organisation (WHO) is conducting a campaign to vaccinate more than 360,000 people against cholera in six hotspot areas of Hoima district.

KINSHASA (Reuters) - Cases of hemorrhagic fever were reported in an area of Congo facing an Ebola epidemic as long ago as December and the first deaths were reported in January, the World Health Or

A hospital director says there are five new suspected cases of Ebola in Democratic Republic of Congo's northwestern town of Bikoro, where an outbreak of the often deadly hemorrhagic fever was decla

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