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How Often Do You Go For Check-Ups

How Often Do You Go For Check-Ups

I did a survey recently to confirm a particular suspicion of mine. My suspicion is this; a lot of people don’t normally go for checkups until probably when they’re sick and need to really visit the doctor. Even for a fact, some have never even done that before except if they’re seriously under the weather. […]

Vietnam To Evacuate 80,000 Tourists From Da Nang After Three Residents Contract COVID-19

Vietnam To Evacuate 80,000 Tourists From Da Nang After Three Residents Contract COVID-19

Vietnam is evacuating 80,000 people — mostly local tourists — from the popular resort city of Da Nang after three residents tested positive for coronavirus, the government said. Vietnamese authorities are rushing to nip a potential new outbreak in the bud after the Southeast Asian nation recorded its first locally-transmitted case of Covid-19 in 100 […]

Ghanaians Question President’s Promise of New Hospitals

Ghanaians Question President’s Promise of New Hospitals

  Ghana’s President Nana Akufo-Addo has promised to build more than 90 new hospitals as the coronovirus highlights the country’s medical inequalities. Many question his ability to deliver on the pledge. Ghana’s president Nana Akufo-Addo has promised to build 94 new hospitals within a year. Speaking in a televised address on Sunday, Akufo-Addo said the […]

Somali Snapchat Guru Raises U.S.$27k For A Girl’s Medical Treatment In Turkey

Somali Snapchat Guru Raises U.S.$27k For A Girl’s Medical Treatment In Turkey

A Mogadishu girl from a poor background who has been affected by a rare skin disease is expected to fly to Turkey after wellwishers raised $26,947 through a Snapchat campaign. Dahir Qureishi has one of the highest number of followers on Snapchat in Somalia and took advantage of this to help in charity work. He […]

Kenya: Strike By Doctors Continues Despite Sh4bn Uhuru Offer

Kenya: Strike By Doctors Continues Despite Sh4bn Uhuru Offer

 Striking doctors are yet to go back to work even after being offered an enhanced pay package that would cost the Treasury an additional Sh4 billion every year. In the meeting chaired by President Uhuru Kenyatta at State House Mombasa, it was agreed that the entry point of doctors would be enhanced from Job Group […]

Kogi Doctors Serve Strike Notice

Kogi Doctors Serve Strike Notice

Doctors in Kogi state have given Governor Yahaya Bello a strike notice. The doctors under the aegis of the Nigeria Medical Association, NMA, said they would embark on an indefinite strike midnight 13 January, 2017 if the state government failed to pay all doctors working with the state government their outstanding salaries. The threat came […]