Kampala — About 46,000 Ugandans contracted HIV last year, according to new Uganda Aids Commission (UAC) study findings released yesterday.

South Africa’s Department of Health on Monday became the first in the world to announce a mass roll-out of a more tolerable drug to fight multidrug-resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB).

Just after a morning rain, Gourma Mamadou was shopping in this capital city's crowded, open-air Kaloum market.

The Department of Health has released new data on reduction in TB mortality cases from drug resistant Tuberculosis (DR - TB) in South Africa through use of the latest medicine, called Bedaquiline.

KINSHASA - WHO chief Tedros Adhanom on Tuesday called for tighter monitoring as he wrapped up a visit to Ebola-hit DR Congo, saying the outbreak was far from over despite the number of cases stabil

Last year, more than 42,000 persons had been vaccinated against H1N1, while in 2016 as many as 1.01 lakh persons were given the vaccine.

NOIDA: The district hospital authorities have claimed to provide a swine flu test for free from August.

India accounts for the largest number of TB cases in the world and 60 per cent of the global burden of leprosy.

Mango growers in Karnataka, who were looking to reap a good bounty by exporting their mango crops, are disappointed as the exportg business has been hit due to Nipah virus scare.

Addressing a press conference in Kozhikode district after an all-party meet that discussed the situation post-Nipah, state Health Minister KK Shylaja said the virus has been brought under control a

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