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Kenya records progress in malaria elimination

Kenya, on Tuesday, recorded progress in malaria elimination due to the adoption of a vaccine, treated nets in households and improved management of the...

Rwanda begins vaccinating against Ebola

Rwanda on Sunday started a voluntary Ebola vaccination programme at its border with the Democratic Republic of Congo in a bid to prevent...

WHO: Disease ‘worse than Ebola’ kills 5,000 in DR Congo

Flickr The World Health Organisation (WHO) said measles has killed more than 5,000 people in the Democratic Republic of Congo since January — more...

Two killed in violent protests in eastern DR Congo

Two people were killed in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo on Tuesday in fresh protests at failures to root out a notorious armed group,...

WHO: Ebola now preventable and treatable

Agence France-Presse The World Health Organization (WHO) has prequalified an Ebola vaccine for the first time, a critical step that will help speed up...

WHO rejects accusation of inadequate Ebola vaccine in Congo

Agence France-Presse The Ebola vaccination campaign in Congo is neither insufficient nor does it suffer from shipping delays, the World Health Organisation (WHO) said...

Researchers deploy spray drone to fight malaria in Zanzibar

Researchers have used a drone to drown mosquito larvae on the Tanzanian island of Zanzibar, as part of a pilot project seeking to...