Health

Nigeria: Health agency to employ 200,000 agents

The National Primary Health Care Development Agency (NPHCDA) says it would employ 200,000 agents of CHIP to address the country’s basic health issues. The Community Health Influences, Promoters and Service Programmes (CHIP) are expected to…



Malawi: Cholera Kills 4 People

BLANTYRE, MALAWI — Malawi is battling a cholera outbreak that began at the start of the rainy season in November. The disease has killed four people, and more than 150 others are hospitalized. The disease…







Health Benefits of Palm Wine

Palm wine has many health benefits. Unfermented palm wine has been linked with improved vision, energy, increase sperm in men and breast milk production in women. Palm wine is the sap of palm tree (family…