Daily Archives: March 18, 2019

As Worldwide Smoking Rates Fall, Africa’s Shoot Up — With Deadly Consequences

Public health experts visit Malawi and Kenya, arguing that Africans must have access to lower-risk alternatives to smoking

LONDON, March 18, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Smoking tobacco results in the world’s deadliest preventable diseases, ending the lives of half of all …

Alors que les taux de tabagisme dans le monde reculent, ceux de l’Afrique grimpent en flèche — avec des conséquences mortelles

Des spécialistes de la santé publique se rendent au Malawi et au Kenya, et demandent que les Africains aient accès à des solutions moins risquées pour remplacer le tabac

LONDRES, 18 de marzo de 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Le tabagisme entraîne …

UN’s Super Cereal Suspected in Food Poisoning in Uganda

Uganda has stopped nationwide distribution of a United Nations food supplement called Super Cereal after two people died and more than 90 others came down with food poisoning.

The fortified porridge is suspected of making people in the northeastern Karamoja …

Over 1,000 Feared Dead After Cyclone Slams Into Mozambique

JOHANNESBURG More than 1,000 people were feared dead in Mozambique four days after a cyclone slammed into the country, submerging entire villages and leaving bodies floating in the floodwaters, the nation’s president said.

It is a real disaster of great …

More than 120 dead after cyclone hits Mozambique, Zimbabwe

BEIRA (Mozambique), More than 120 people have died and many more are missing in Mozambique and neighbouring Zimbabwe after tropical cyclone Idai barrelled across the southern African

nations with flash floods and ferocious winds.

Authorities in Mozambique said the toll …

Press Availability at the Zola Community Health Care Center in Soweto

MODERATOR: Alright, I think that’ll do it. So thank you all for coming out today to the Zola Community Healthcare Center in Soweto. It is our honor to be here to welcome our U.S. Deputy Secretary of State, John J. …