Breast cancer is the number one killer of women between 35 and 55 years. In developing countries, studies have shown that youger women are more affected
A team of senior officials from the directorate of Post Graduate Training, Non-communicable Diseases and Research in the Ministry of Health and Sanitation, on Thursday 29 March paid a courtesy call on the WHO Repre-sentative, Dr Wondimagegnehu Alemu.
Geneva/Kampala, 2 April 2012 - Parliaments today are facing greater public scrutiny and pressure than ever before with fundamental questions on their ability to hold governments to account, but they have never been more essential to the politi
The Ministry of Health and Sanitation (MoHS), with support from WHO, conducted the periodic integrated sentinel surveillance review meeting at the Directorate of Disease Prevention and Control on 17 March 2012.
Today, the 24th of March 2012, is World TB Day. It is a day when the whole world is reminded of the menace that Tuberculosis (TB) continues to exert on human populations despite the existence of effective control interventions.
Brazzaville/Dakar, 21 March 2012 -- Health Ministries, UN agencies and communities are uniting with tens of thousands of volunteer immunizers over four days to go door-to-door and hut to hut for a vaccination campaign against polio in 20 African count
WHO has announced in February 2012 that its current recommendation no restrictions on the use of hormonal contraceptives to avoid unintended pregnancies for women at high risk of, or living with HIV which is based on current evidence, remains unchanged.