Category Archives: Medical

Horses Aid in Therapy for Children With Disabilities in Zimbabwe

HARARE, ZIMBABWE – Once a week, a horse track in Harare invites children born with cerebral palsy, a neuromuscular disorder, to visit. But the children don’t simply watch the horses.

Trish Lillie of the Healing with Horses Therapeutic Centre says …

Heart Disease Study Finds Meds Work as Well as Surgery

PHILADELPHIA – People with severe but stable heart disease from clogged arteries may have less chest pain if they get a procedure to improve blood flow rather than just giving medicines a chance to help, but it won’t cut their …

Democrat Reelected as Louisiana Governor in Trump Country

BATON ROUGE, LA. – Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards has stunned Republicans again, narrowly winning a second term Saturday as the Deep South’s only Democratic governor and handing Donald Trump another gubernatorial loss this year.

In the heart of Trump …

Botswana’s HIV Patients Relieved as Legal Battle Over Medicine Ends

GABORONE, BOTSWANA – There was a collective sigh of relief for more than 350,000 HIV-positive patients in Botswana, after the southern African country’s Court of Appeal ruled in favor of the government in a legal tussle over the supply of …

Tanzania says gunmen kill 6 in ambush near Mozambique border

DAR ES SALAAM, Unknown gunmen killed six farmers near Tanzania’s southern border with Mozambique, a senior police official said.

The ambush on Tuesday night, on an island in the Ruvuma River that forms the border between the two countries, is …

As climate shocks intensify, UN food agencies urge more support for Southern Africa’s hungry people

Johannesburg – A record 45 million people across the 16-nation Southern African Development Community (SADC) will be severely food insecure in the next six months, United Nations food agencies have warned.

The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), the International Fund …