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    Samoa in lockdown amid measles battle

    Agence France-Presse . Wellington | Updated at 02:48pm on December 05, 2019

    Samoa entered a two-day lockdown Thursday as authorities launched an unprecedented mass vaccination campaign to contain a deadly measles outbreak that has devastated the Pacific...

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    Take efforts to fight cervical cancer: Rwandan minister

    Xinhua . Kigali | Updated at 03:55pm on December 04, 2019

    Rwandan health minister Diane Gashumba on Tuesday called on all African countries to make joint efforts to fight against cervical cancer in the continent. There...

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    Unvaccinated to show red flags in Samoa

    Agence France-Presse  . Wellington | Updated at 03:53pm on December 04, 2019

    Authorities in Samoa asked unvaccinated families to display a red flag outside their homes on Wednesday to help a mass immunisation drive aimed at halting...

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    Early treating cholesterol reduce heart attack risk: study

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 03:58pm on December 04, 2019

    Treating younger people with high cholesterol levels may help reduce their risk of heart attack or stroke in later life, a study showed on Wednesday....

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    Samoa death toll in Measles still rising

    Agence France-Presse . Wellington | Updated at 02:14pm on December 03, 2019

    The World Health Organisation warned of a ‘slide back’ in global efforts to eliminate measles Tuesday, as the death toll from an outbreak that has killed dozens of children in Samoa continued to climb...

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    Tight measures taken in Britain, Papua, Australia

    Agence France-Presse | Updated at 03:18pm on January 29, 2020

    British Airways on Wednesday said that it had suspended all its flights to and from China owing to the deadly coronavirus...

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    SARS-like virus spreads in China

    Agence France-Presse . Beijing | Updated at 03:00pm on January 20, 2020

    A SARS-like virus has killed a third person, spread around China and reached another Asian country, authorities said Monday, fuelling fears of a major outbreak...

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    Scientists find ‘immune cells’ able to cure tumours from within

    Agence France-Presse . Tokyo | Updated at 03:10pm on January 16, 2020

    Lurking deep inside some tumours are ‘factories’ full of immune cells that help the body fight a rearguard action against cancer and are key to helping some patients recover, new research has shown...

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    Cervical cancer kills 14 women in Bangladesh daily

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:34am on January 12, 2020

    Cervical cancer, though preventable, kills at least 14 women in Bangladesh daily. Cervical cancer is also the second highest form of cancer women in Bangladesh suffer from...

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    Vitamin A Plus campaign Saturday

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:27pm on January 09, 2020

    The national Vitamin ‘A’ Plus campaign would  be held across the country on Saturday to feed high powered Vitamin A capsules to 2.1 crore children, aged between six months to five...

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