Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus

Covid erodes gains in fight against TB

Reading Time: < 1 minute The Covid-19 pandemic has reversed gains made  in the fight against tuberculosis. Latest World Health Organisation’s (WHO) 2021 Global TB […]

Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus seen uncontested for WHO top job

Reading Time: 2 minutes New York, Thursday Germany said Wednesday it was nominating World Health Organisation chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus for a new term, […]

Researchers and institution heads have warned about anxiety and mental health worries among students

Reading Time: 3 minutes On a bright sunny Sunday morning, Dan*, a 22-year university student waited patiently for his parents to depart for church […]

New book to guide food safety checks     

Reading Time: 2 minutes The World Health Organisation (WHO) has launched a new food safety handbook to help countries measure their food-borne disease burden […]

Alarm over Africa Covid-19 fatalities

Reading Time: 2 minutes George Kebaso and Agencies The World Health Organisation (WHO) yesterday raised alarm over the sharp increase in Covid-19 fatalities across […]

Diabetes prevalence in Kenya to rise by 2025, UN report says

Reading Time: 2 minutes Kenya’s diabetes prevalence is predicted to rise to 4.5 per cent in the next four years from the current 3.3 […]

Governments urged to invest in mental health – WHO

Reading Time: 2 minutes Mwangi Mumero Governments urgently need to increase investments in services for mental health or risk a massive increase in mental […]