6 Foods To Eat And 6 To Avoid For Mental Health
Poor brain or mental health is on the rise, a major global public health concern that affects millions of people
Uganda set to promote modern contraceptives
Uganda has signed an agreement to promote the use of modern contraceptives among teenagers, saying it would reduce unwanted pregnancies among school-going children.
Circulating flu-like illness not COVID-19 related – MoH
The Ministry of Health has confirmed that there is an ongoing wave of a viral influenza or flu illness circulating within the population.
Why tall, leggy people run faster in the heat
If you are a marathon runner in search of a personal best, your body shape could be just as important as your training, analysis suggests.
WHO calls for accelerated action to reduce anaemia
Progress on reducing anaemia has been slow and the world is not on track to reach the global target. Anaemia is a serious global public health problem, affecting 571 million women and 269 million young children worldwide.
Influenza outbreak suspected as Kenyans lament feeling down
Everyone is complaining of high fever, cough, sore throat, watery eyes, headaches and body aches.
Baby born from three people’s DNA in UK first
A baby has been born using three people’s DNA for the first time in the UK, the fertility regulator has confirmed.
152 million babies born preterm in the last decade
An estimated 13.4 million babies were born pre-term in 2020, with nearly 1 million dying from preterm complications.
Lifesaving solution dramatically reduces severe bleeding after childbirth
It affects an estimated 14 million women each year and results in around 70 000 deaths – mostly in low and middle-income countries – equivalent to 1 death every 6 minutes.
More Ugandans battling hypertension – Uganda Heart Institute
The Uganda Heart Institute (UHI) has sounded an alarm over the increasing number of people battling hypertension saying this is putting a strain on health facilities
Monkeypox: WHO declares global emergency over
Monkeypox is no longer a global public health emergency, the World Health Organization (WHO) has said, almost a year after the threat was raised.