HarvestPlus Introduces Orange Maize in Zambia

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A renown agriculture company, HarvestPlus has improved on maize in Zambia by introducing orange maize which has led to improvement in the lives of those who eat it.. According to HarvestPlus, a study published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition has established that ‘orange’ vitamin A maize increases vitamin A storage in the body. This More...

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By Godfrey Olukya On Tuesday, October 14th, 2014
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Free Video on How to Avoid Ebola Released

United Methodist Communications collaborated with Chocolate Moose Media and iHeed to create video for West Africa that dispels myths about how Ebola is spread and promotes prevention. According to a statement released More...

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By Godfrey Olukya On Friday, October 3rd, 2014
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Philips Introduces Machine to Reduce Infant Mortality 

Royal Philips company has today announced a partnership with South Africa based not-for-profit organization, PET (PowerFree Education Technology) to further develop, test and commercialize a Wind-up Doppler Ultrasound More...

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By Godfrey Olukya On Tuesday, August 12th, 2014
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Modern Eye Clinic in Mozambique

A groundbreaking ceremony has taken place at Central Hospital in Beira, Mozambique, for the new Invicta Eye Clinic, which will serve as eye-care hub for two million people. It is being constructed by an international More...

Health workers, wearing head-to-toe protective gear, prepare for work, outside an isolation unit in Foya District, Lofa County in this handout photo
By Godfrey Olukya On Friday, August 8th, 2014
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Ebola Scare in Africa

  The dreaded ebola disease which is currently in some west African countries has led to a severe scare all over Africa. Currently most of the international airports in Africa are screening those arriving More...

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By Godfrey Olukya On Monday, July 7th, 2014
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Supporters of FGM Victims, Clitoraid and Raëlian Church Win Their Case

  An NGO which rehabilitates girls who undergo female genital mutilation, Clitoraid, and their partners Raelian church have won a case against a don who wanted to frustrate their work. A statement issued by More...

By Kimberly Jacobs On Tuesday, May 13th, 2014
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Esther Madudu Brings Awareness to Maternal Mortality in Rural Areas

Esther Madudu receives a REAL Award in Uganda– Ugandan Minister of Health, the Hon. Dr. Christine Ondoa, Esther Madudu, AMREF Health Africa’s Country Director in Uganda, Dr. Abenet Berhanu, Uganda’s Deputy More...

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By mcr2 On Thursday, April 24th, 2014
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The African Vaccination Week will be celebrated from 22 to 27 April 2014

By Godfrey Olukya  24-4-2014    Merck Sharp and Dolme, (MSD) a Medicine company based in USA , reiterates today its support to the World Immunization Week, an annual initiative launched by World Health Organization More...

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By mcr2 On Monday, March 31st, 2014
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International medicine company ,GSK commits to invest big in Africa

By Godfrey Olukya   31-3-2013 GSK  today announced a series of new investments in sub-Saharan Africa designed to address pressing health needs and contribute to long-term business growth, The Africa press has More...

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By mcr2 On Sunday, March 23rd, 2014
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The deadly Ebola virus is now in West Africa…

ALERT!!! Guinea Conakry has confirmed the presence of the Ebola virus, which has already killed up to 59 people since early February. ..and now the virus has also been detected in Sierra Leone, according to the More...