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Kenyan health sector at breaking point in doctors’ strike

Kenya’s public health sector is at risk of a collapse as a countrywide doctors’ strike stretches into the second month with no solution in sight, warns the national...

Tanzania To Establish Institute For Brain, Nerve Surgery As MOI Shifts Focus

The Government of Tanzania has announced plans to establish a new institute dedicated to providing specialized brain and nerve surgery services. The move aims...

Over 5 million Girls To Receive Vaccine Against Cervical Cancer In Tanzania 

Tanzania has launched a nationwide campaign to vaccinate over 5 million girls aged 9-14 years against the Human Papillomavirus (HPV), the leading cause of...

Tanzanian AI Health Scientists Navigate A ‘Data Desert’ 

In their quest to digitise cancer screening in Tanzania using Artificial Intelligence (AI), Sang’udi Sang’udi and his team of scientists face a significant challenge:...

MedicoRoundUp: Top Headlines In Medicine And Health This Week

As we gear up for a new week, let's take a look back at some of the major headlines in medicine and health that...

MedicoRoundUP: NIMR Scientist Awarded Prestigious UNESCO-TWAS Grant To Study TB…and much more..

The new week starts tomorrow. Let’s catch up for a roundup of Tanzania's Medical Sector Headlines of the Week (03-10 December 2023). We  kick...

Africa Unveils AI-Driven Platform To Boost Healthcare

Lusaka. Africa has unveiled an initiative powered by Artificial Intelligence(AI) to help people manage their health using a digital health wallet. Users of the wallet ...

Silent But Grave Heart Disease Preying  On Young Hearts

Imagine a seemingly ordinary sore throat, the kind that you may have experienced during cold seasons. You’ve perhaps relieved the itchiness with a pill...

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