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African Health Ministers to Endorse Regional Oral Health Strategy for 2016-2025

African Health Ministers to Endorse Regional Oral Health Strategy for 2016-2025

Addis Ababa, 19 August 2016 – Today, health ministers of the WHO African Region will endorse a strategy for Member States to improve oral health and enhance control of non-communicable diseases in general. “Oral health conditions have an impact on the quality of life of the affected, whereas treatment is costly for individuals, communities and

Climate change behind pastoralists, farmers’ clashes

Climate change is responsible for the clashes that have being witnessed in the Tana Delta in Kenya, more clashes are expected, analysts say. The agricultural land, according to studies been conducted by the University of Nairobi, has been drying up and becoming less arable for agriculture. Most of the less arable land is being used

HIV Data leaving out elderly

Salome Wanjiru aged 72 is HIV positive but unlike most old people aged above 50, she has accepted her status and she is living with a positive attitude towards life. She tested positive just three years ago in an incident involving blood contact while taking care of her then HIV positive daughter who eventually succumbed

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