Kampala sauna that delivers much more than just the heat
Caring for a circumcised baby
After circumcision, your baby’s penis may look red and swollen. Follow your doctor’s directions about whether to put clean gauze back on your baby’s penis or to leave the gauze off.
18 million doses of first-ever malaria vaccine allocated to 12 African countries for 2023–2025: Gavi, WHO and UNICEF
In response to high demand for the first-ever malaria vaccine, 12 countries in Africa will be allocated a total of 18 million doses of RTS, S/AS01 for the 2023–2025 period Malaria Vaccine Implementation Programme countries Ghana, Kenya, and Malawi will receive doses to continue vaccinations in pilot areas.
Record high average world temperatures cause alarm
Three of the seven days last week recorded the highest ever global average temperature in years, unofficial data from scientists in the United States revealed.
Kenya sickle cell: Fighting to dispel the myths around the disease
Sickle cell disease affects more people in countries in Africa than anywhere else in the world.
Women and girls bear brunt of water and sanitation crisis – new UNICEF-WHO report
Women and girls are responsible for fetching water in 7 out of 10 households without supplies on-premises, according to the first in-depth analysis of gender inequalities in drinking water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH) in households
A quarter of a billion at hunger risk after the war, drought
The proportion of people experiencing the highest levels of acute food insecurity globally rose from 108 million in 2016 to around 258 million in 2022, representing a nearly 140 percent increase, the Global Report on Food Crises (GRFC) 2023 says.
Kenyan doctors conduct first aplastic anemia transplant
A team of Kenyan doctors has delivered what is believed to be the region’s first-ever successful aplastic anemia transplant on a three-year-old child.
Uganda must plug gender, funding gaps in science
Reforms are urgently needed to promote issues such as gender inclusivity and funding of science, technology, and innovation (STI) research to accelerate Uganda’s transformation towards middle-income status, a report says.
Covid pandemic linked to a surge in Child and teen diabetes
There has been an unusual rise in the number of children and teenagers around the world diagnosed with type 1 diabetes since Covid, say researchers.