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Under-nutrition costs Tanzania 2.65%

DAR ES SALAAM, Tanzania – The Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (GAIN) has said Tanzania has been losing an average of 2.65% of its economy due to under-nutrition. GAIN said under-nutrition remains a huge challenge worldwide and according to statistics some two billion people are not eating well. The GAIN’s Director, Matt Freeman told East […]

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Uganda aims to cut maternal deaths

KAMPALA, UGANDA- Uganda last week launched a major national drive to end maternal and child deaths across the country.As part of the global ‘Committing to Child Survival: A Promise Renewed’ movement, the Vice President Edward Ssekandi, unveiled a sharpened plan that aims to prevent an additional 40 per cent of Under 5 deaths and 26 […]

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Rwanda moves for better eye care

KIGALI, Rwanda–The Rwanda government is improving eye care services as a way to better the living standards of the people.A new strategy has been developed involving training of 900 health workers on eye care treatment by Vision for Africa. The training took part at various health centre across the country. “We had thought of training […]