@TheEastAfrican

High medical costs leave half the world without health care

14 days ago, 11:52

By: Victor Kiprop

Half of the world’s population cannot access basic health care, a new report says. The 2017 Tracking Universal Health Coverage Report by the World Bank and the World Health Organisation (WHO) released last week says that although the coverage of essential services has increased by about 20 per cent from 2000 to 2015, 3.8 billion people across the world still cannot access essential health services. “It is unacceptable and it is unnecessary,” said WHO Director-General Dr Tedros Ghebreye ...
Read More


Category: science health news

Suggested

1 day ago, 18:06
@TheEastAfrican - By: Evelyn Lirri
Scientists map cholera hotspots in Uganda to ease response

They say the map will help in planning for interventions in future outbreaks. ...

Category: topnews news science health
5 days ago, 23:18
@AfricaNews - By: Africanews
Population of mountain gorillas up, Rwanda to release census figures | Africanews

Mountain gorillas, a subspecies of the eastern gorilla, have longer hair, jaws and teeth than most other species. ...

Category: africa topnews news science technology
4 days ago, 23:18
@AfricaNews - By: With Correspondent
Low cost ''earthen floor'' technology helps to improve the quality of lives in Rwanda | Africanews

But home owners are not the only ones profiting from this flooring  concept. Earth Enable has also developed training workshops to equip Rwandan masons with the skills they need to market, construct ...

Category: africa topnews news science technology
5 days ago, 23:18
@AfricaNews - By: Abdur Rahman Alfa ...
Trump denies 'shithole' comment: Africans and Haitians uphold Twitter outrage | Africanews

Some people used beautiful photos of Haiti and parts of Africa to challenge Trump's position whiles others through their comments sought to educate the U.S. president. ...

Category: africa topnews news science technology
6 days ago, 14:15
@TheEastAfrican - By: Elizabeth Merab
Kenya restricts sale of medicines with codeine

Codeine’s classification as an opiate drug puts it in the same class as heroin. ...

Category: topnews news science health
6 days ago, 12:30
@TheEastAfrican - By: Arnaldo Vieira
Namibia bans food imports from cholera-hit Zambia

Zambia has reported more than 2,600 cases of cholera. ...

Category: topnews news science health

@TheEastAfrican

High medical costs leave half the world without health care

14 days ago, 11:52

By: Victor Kiprop
Half of the world’s population cannot access basic health care, a new report says. The 2017 Tracking Universal Health Coverage Report by the World Bank and the World Health Organisation (WHO) released last week says that although the coverage of essential services has increased by about 20 per cent from 2000 to 2015, 3.8 billion people across the world still cannot access essential health services. “It is unacceptable and it is unnecessary,” said WHO Director-General Dr Tedros Ghebreye ...
Read More

Category: science health news

Suggested

1 day ago, 18:06
@TheEastAfrican - By: Evelyn Lirri
Scientists map cholera hotspots in Uganda to ease response

They say the map will help in planning for interventions in future outbreaks. ...

Category: topnews news science health
5 days ago, 23:18
@AfricaNews - By: Africanews
Population of mountain gorillas up, Rwanda to release census figures | Africanews

Mountain gorillas, a subspecies of the eastern gorilla, have longer hair, jaws and teeth than most other species. ...

Category: africa topnews news science technology
4 days ago, 23:18
@AfricaNews - By: With Correspondent
Low cost ''earthen floor'' technology helps to improve the quality of lives in Rwanda | Africanews

But home owners are not the only ones profiting from this flooring  concept. Earth Enable has also developed training workshops to equip Rwandan masons with the skills they need to market, construct ...

Category: africa topnews news science technology
5 days ago, 23:18
@AfricaNews - By: Abdur Rahman Alfa ...
Trump denies 'shithole' comment: Africans and Haitians uphold Twitter outrage | Africanews

Some people used beautiful photos of Haiti and parts of Africa to challenge Trump's position whiles others through their comments sought to educate the U.S. president. ...

Category: africa topnews news science technology
6 days ago, 14:15
@TheEastAfrican - By: Elizabeth Merab
Kenya restricts sale of medicines with codeine

Codeine’s classification as an opiate drug puts it in the same class as heroin. ...

Category: topnews news science health
6 days ago, 12:30
@TheEastAfrican - By: Arnaldo Vieira
Namibia bans food imports from cholera-hit Zambia

Zambia has reported more than 2,600 cases of cholera. ...

Category: topnews news science health
Our App