EAST AFRICAN NEWS

AMREF Health Africa Hailed for Supporting Fistula Victims

July 2016 DailyNews; About 2,000 women receive medication for fistula diseases every year in Morogoro Region after the introduction of free health service by a Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO) AMREF Health Africa. The NGO’s Safe maternity Programme Manager, Dr Angela Mapunda, said here at a meeting to assess programmes carried out …

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AAHRPP Accredits Four More Research Organizations, Including First in Africa, South America

June 2016 prnewswire; The Association for the Accreditation of Human Research Protection Programs today announced that it has accredited four more research organizations, including its first organizations in Africa and South America. The newly accredited organizations are: Affiliated Hospital of Nanjing University of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Nanjing, Jiangsu, China Sociedade …

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TANZANIA: Ministry Registering Traditional Medicine to Ensure Quality

June 2016 DailyNews; The government, through the Ministry of Health, Community Development, Gender, Elderly and Children, has started registering traditional medicines to integrate alternative medical treatment into the conventional healthcare system. Deputy Minister for Ministry of Health, Social Development, Gender, Elderly and Children Dr Hamisi Kigwangalla said in the National …

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TANZANIA: Govt Suspends Muhimbili Plan to Charge for Meals

June 2016 thecitizen; The minister for Health, Community Development, Gender, Elderly and Children, Ms Ummy Mwalimu, said yesterday she had temporarily suspended the Muhimbili National Hospital’s (MNH) plan to launch patients food services pending a further notice. Speaking to reporters, Ms Mwalimu said since the announcement of the plan, the …

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KENYA: Medical Experts Shortage Hits Region

June 2016 DailyNation; The vast Wajir County has no resident medical consultant and relies on a visiting medic, Governor Ahmed Abdullahi Mohamad has said. Mr Mohamad said the lack of medical experts ready to work in the county, which occupies 10 per cent of Kenya’s land mass and is the …

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