Category Archives: Medicine

Cash transfer schemes reduce the chances of adolescent girls and young women contracting HIV

Efforts aimed at redressing gender inequalities and socioeconomic inequities can mitigate factors that fuel the HIV epidemic.

In a study in Eswatini, cash transfers aimed at keeping adolescent girls and young women in school and giving them greater financial independence …

Cash transfer schemes reduce the chances of adolescent girls and young women contracting HIV

Efforts aimed at redressing gender inequalities and socioeconomic inequities can mitigate factors that fuel the HIV epidemic.

In a study in Eswatini, cash transfers aimed at keeping adolescent girls and young women in school and giving them greater financial independence …

WHO AFRO Outbreaks and Other Emergencies, Week 3: 13 – 19 January 2020 Data as reported by: 17:00; 19 January 2020

Overview

This Weekly Bulletin focuses on public health emergencies occurring in the WHO African Region. The WHO Health Emergencies Programme is currently monitoring 68 events in the region. This week’s main articles cover key new and ongoing events, including:

Measles …

WHO AFRO Outbreaks and Other Emergencies, Week 3: 13 – 19 January 2020 Data as reported by: 17:00; 19 January 2020

Overview

This Weekly Bulletin focuses on public health emergencies occurring in the WHO African Region. The WHO Health Emergencies Programme is currently monitoring 68 events in the region. This week’s main articles cover key new and ongoing events, including:

Measles …

Lesotho: PM Thabane to resign over alleged links to wife’s murder

MASARU, Lesotho’s Prime Minister Thomas Thabane has bowed to pressure to step down over evidence allegedly linking him to the murder of his estranged wife, according to the ruling party.

The announcement on Thursday followed accusation by senior members of …