Providing African pupils with antimalarial drugs, insecticide-treated bed nets and education about preventing the mosquito-borne disease may also protect them against anaemia and boost their perfor

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

National Institute of Virology to receive Sun Pharma's drug molecules for testing against 3 diseases

The region’s health systems and prevailing challenges in the health sector will be deliberated upon beginning today during the inaugural Africa Health Forum of the World Health Organisation.

The report, which indicated that over 14,518 have been affected, said there has been a decline in the outbreak.The EOC was established by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), the National

Maharashtra, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu and Kerala worst hit by the flu tragedy. Air borne transmission makes it tough for prevention measures to work.

Ahmedabad: The Gujarat government's hushing up the spread of the dreaded Zika virus has reached the Gujarat high court.

NAGPUR: The national president of the Indian Medical Association (IMA) has called for screening of all pregnant women for Zika virus as a precautionary and vigilance measure against the disease.

India offers a rare ray of hope for an indigenously-made vaccine against chikungunya, but delay in finding volunteers is impeding its development.

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