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Kenya gets $380m from Global Fund for HIV/AIDS, others

Kenya on Friday said  the country has secured $380m from Global Fund to fight HIV/AIDs, malaria and tuberculosis, which are the leading causes of death in the East African nation. Cabinet Secretary for National Treasury, Henry Rotich, lauded the new funding that would cover a three-year-period, terming it a “giant step” towards the eli...
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World lags badly on targets to slash TB, HIV, obesity: study

World lags badly on targets to slash TB, HIV, obesity: study

Not a single country, out of nearly 200 reviewed, was on track to meet the UN target of eliminating new tuberculosis infections by 2030, according to a global health review published Wednesday. ...
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Tuberculosis kills 5000 people every day – Amina Mohammed

Tuberculosis kills 5000 people every day – Amina Mohammed

<p>The current Deputy Secretary-General of the United Nations, and former Minister of Environment in Nigeria, Amina J. Mohammed, has said that Tuberculosis kills 5000 people everyday. She made this known to newsmen on the world Tuberculosis's day yesterday 24t...
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Popular gospel singer, Lundi Tyamara dies at 38

<p>By Rita Chioma South African gospel singer, Lundi Tyamara is dead. The star passed on after a battle with stomach tuberculosis and liver complications. Times reported today, January 27, 2017, that the 38-year-old award-winning star was admitted to a Johanne...
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