Mali: Pregnant Woman Treks 10 Kilometers From Home For Prenatal Check-Up

Data from Mali by the Sahel Women’s Empowerment and Demographic Dividend (SWEDD) tend to show only 1.4 midwives for every 10,000 inhabitants.  According to the source, in...

In Bhutan, UNFPA Empowers Religious Leaders To Tackle Reproductive Health Crisis

As in many countries, in Bhutan, a landlocked country in South Asia located in the Eastern Himalayas, bordered by the Tibet Autonomous Region of...

Donor Countries, Private Sector Pledge $9.00 Billion To Sexual, Reproductive Health Schemes

Donor countries have pledged around $1.00 billion in support to sexual and reproductive health and gender equality programmes, just as private sector firms agreed...

World Diabetes Day 2019 – Message of WHO Regional Director for Africa, Dr Matshidiso Moeti

On 14 November each year, WHO joins the international community in observing World Diabetes Day. This year’s theme is “the family and diabetes” because managing...

Five simple steps to protect against flu

The most common symptoms of influenza (flu) include fever, a dry cough, headache, muscle and joint pain, a sore throat and a runny nose. Each...

How your brain reacts when you are dieting

What if we ask you, what's the most complicated thing on the surface of the earth, many of you would say, it’s the human...
UN, DRC condemn violence against Ebola

Ebola survivors battle grief and stigma in eastern Congo

Arlette Kavugho was discharged from an Ebola ward in eastern Congo in March, but her troubles did not end there. When the mother of six...

Rotary Club reiterates commitment to eradicating polio

The Rotary Club of Abuja, Maitama chapter, has reiterated commitment to eradicating polio in the country. Mrs Eucheria Ekweozoh, President of the chapter, said this...

Paralysis Of Unknown Origin

In a space of a few weeks, she lost her legs, her bladder and her bowel. It started like a joke but at the...

Second Ebola vaccine to be used in DR Congo next month

Doctors will use a second Ebola vaccine from November in three eastern provinces in the Democratic Republic of Congo to fight the deadly virus,...

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