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The 5 Surprising & Less-Known Reasons You’re Packing On Extra Weight

It is very clear that obesity is a huge problem Africans face in todays globalized world. Obesity is also a risk factor for other disease like Diabetes and heart disease. While calories and/ or a sedentary lifestyle  contribute immensely to the problem, there are a number of other environmental and lifestyle

The 4 Types Of Men Most At Risk of HPV Virus

Can men get HPV? Yes! While it is somewhat rare for men to contract oral oncologic human papillomavirus (HPV) infections, there are four types of men who are most susceptible to infection. HPV16 is associated with the growing increase of oropharyngeal cancer in the world. However, prevalent oral HPV16 infection is rare and

NAFDAC: Tougher laws for fake druggists

  The National Agency for Food, Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) mooted a bill prescribing life imprisonment for fake drug manufacturers and importers. The bill, which has passed the second reading in the House, is being deliberated upon to tighten the noose on manufacturers and distributors by amending the Fake Drugs and Unwholesome

Malawi: Child Labour and HIV/Aids Affecting Fishing Industry in Malawi

Mangochi — The Ministry of Agriculture through the Department of Fisheries has acknowledged that child labour and HIV/Aids are affecting the fishing industry since most of the fishermen are dying of HIV/Aids pandemic. Speaking with Malawi News Agency (Mana) assistant district fisheries officer in Mangochi, Francis Phiri, said most of the

Preventing Mother To Child HIV Transmission

In a study conducted by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), of children under 13 living with AIDS who were infected by their mothers, 66% were of African descent. This sobering 2005 statistic illustrates a huge problem in the African community with regard to pregnant HIV-positive women accessing

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