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Relief for uninsured patients as sickle cell drug Okayed in Tanzania

The National Health Insurance Fund (NHIF) in Tanzania has been tasked to slot into its schemes a sickle cell disease drug hydroxyurea produced by...

Covid-19: Best practices for religious leaders issued by WHO

Background Religious leaders, faith-based organizations, and faith communities can play a major role in saving lives and reducing illness related to COVID-19. They are a...

Africa’s second case of coronavirus disease confirmed in Algeria

.  Algeria's Ministry of Health, Population and Hospital Reform has reported the country’s first case of COVID-19. This follows Africa’s first COVID-19 case which...

Medicine for controlling stomach ulcers suspended in Tanzania over cancer risk

Tanzania Medicines and Medical Devices Authority (TMDA) has directed all patients taking medication with an active ingredient Ranitidine to stop their course of treatment...

African Genetic Scientists eye Tanzania for historic conference

Scientists working in the field of human genetics and policymakers from across Africa are expected to gather in Tanzania for the 13 th African...

Muhimbili performs its first successful kidney transplant surgery

For the first time, doctors at Muhimbili National Hospital (MNH) in collaboration with foreign experts, have successfully performed kidney transplant surgery. The Hospital’s Senior Public...

Malaria prevalence in Zanzibar cut to 0.003%

The prevalence of malaria in Zanzibar is now at 0.003%, said the Zanzibar Malaria Elimination Program (ZAMEP) Deputy Program Manager, Dr Faiza Abbas, during...

Africa’s private health sector under spotlight for non-quality-assured antimalarial drugs

Researchers say there is need to explore the market for the recommended first-line medicines for treating uncomplicated malaria in Sub-Saharan Africa — also known...

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