Ugandans Living Longer – Study (allAfrica.com)

People in Uganda are living longer due largely to a drop in deaths and illnesses caused by HIV/Aids and malaria, a new analysis of 306 diseases and injuries in 188 countries suggests. The study, published by The Lancet last month, was conducted by an international consortium of researchers led by the Institute for Health Metrics and…

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Press Conference of the Ambassador of Cuba

The Cuban Ambassador to Ethiopia, H.E. Mrs. Vilma Thomas adressed local and Cuban journalists in a Press Conference at the Embassy. The Cuban diplomat explained the transformations experienced by Cuba since the adoption of the new Constitution las Apr…

From Patients to Doctors, Fear Rules in Zimbabwe’s Hospitals

HARARE � If there is one thing that unites doctors and patients in Zimbabwe’s ailing public health system, it’s fear.The system is struggling to function amid a shattered economy and triple-digit inflation. Administrators, doctors and patients told VOA…