Indoor spraying with the insecticide bendiocarb has dramatically decreased malaria transmission in many parts of Benin, new evidence that insecticides remain a potent weapon for fighting malaria in Africa despite the rapid rise of resistance to an entire class of mosquito-killing compounds, according to a study published today in the October edition of the American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene.
(InformAfrica) — South African Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi said he wants to deal “fairly and openly” with costs in the country’s health care industry as Africa’s largest economy plans to industry compulsory medical insurance.
(“InformAfrica News”) — Uganda has received a second UN certification in two years as having eliminated maternal and neonatal tetanus, after eradicating the guinea worm.
Health News: The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies warned Thursday that as many as 10 million people will die of Tuberculosis by 2015, unless the international community intervenes. The world’s largest humanitarian and development network presented its report to mark World Tuberculosis Day. Tuberculosis – preventable and curable The International Federation […]