World Health Organisation

SA warned to be on high alert for ‘black death’ plague

South Africa is one of nine countries which have been warned by the World Health Organisation (WHO) to be on high alert for the “black death” plague. The other eight countries at risk include the Comoros, Ethiopia, Kenya, Mauritius, Mozambique, France’s La Réunion, the Seychelles, and Tanzania. An update on[…]

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WHO cancels Robert Mugabe goodwill ambassador role

The World Health Organization has revoked the appointment of Zimbabwe’s Robert Mugabe as a goodwill ambassador following a widespread outcry. “I have listened carefully to all who have expressed their concerns,” WHO head Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said in a statement. He had previously praised Zimbabwe for its commitment to public[…]

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Nursing: A lifelong calling

By Najma Bibi Noor Mahomed In the fictional world, every super hero has a cape to symbolise their bravery and commitment to helping others. However, in reality we find doctors are celebrated, but are nurses hardly recognised, despite the lengthy hours they dedicate in the service of mankind. May 12th[…]

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