zambia

27Oct

Zambia’s Compulsory HIV Testing
Zambia’s Compulsory HIV Testing
Zambian President Edgar Lungu has announced the legalisation of HIV testing and treatment in all public health institutions without the informed consent of patients. According to the president, the strategy, which has replaced voluntary counselling and testing, "prioritises the fight against HIV by ensuring that people know their status". Activists argue that apart from being an infringement … Continue reading Zambia’s Compulsory HIV Testing

20Oct

Obesity Rising as parts of Africa Embrace Fast Food
Obesity Rising as parts of Africa Embrace Fast Food
The growing popularity of fast food in parts of Africa is changing eating habits and affecting health. Ghana, for example, with a population of over 28 million people and pockets of extreme poverty, has enjoyed unprecedented national prosperity in the last decade. Despite the economy slowing down recently, it is rebounding and the signs of … Continue reading Obesity Rising as parts of Africa Embrace Fast Food

08Jan

Mulilansolo Mission Rural Health Centre, Zambia
Mulilansolo Mission Rural Health Centre, Zambia

We wish to share this acknowledgement from our friends in Zambia which I am sure you shall all like as much as we do. To all who have supported us in 2015 and those who continue to, this is how you help. Thank you! “Inter care Greetings from Mulilansolo Mission RHC. The staff of Mulilansolo … Continue reading Mulilansolo Mission Rural Health Centre, Zambia