Category Archives: Health Care

New Tuberculosis Treatment for Developing Countries to Cost $1,040

A newly approved three-drug treatment for tuberculosis will be available in 150 countries including India and South Africa, priced at $1,040 for a complete regimen, more than twice the cost proposed in the past by advocacy groups for other treatments.…

South African man who rescued rape victim nominated for Men of the Year award

PRETORIA, A man who was stabbed on the head and back while trying to stop a sexual assault in Cape Town, South Africa, has been nominated for the SA Men of the Year Awards.

Radius Masukume, 49, was walking to …

Cholera � Republic of the Sudan

On 8 September, Sudan’s Federal Ministry of Health (FMoH) notified WHO about a cholera outbreak in four localities in the Blue Nile State (BNS), south-eastern Sudan, bordering Ethiopia and South Sudan. The first case was detected on 28 of August

Supporting India’s Transformation

Synopsis

India has achieved annual growth exceeding seven percent over the last 15 years, halved its poverty rate since the 1990s, and enjoyed strong improvements in most human development outcomes. The WBG’s partnership with India has contributed to the country’s

News: Awaiting trial escapee re-arrested

DURBAN An awaiting trial prisoner who escaped from Westville prison two months ago using another prisoner’s particulars, has finally been re-arrested at his hide-out in Umbilo. He was arrested in the early hours of this morning and will be

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