Telemedicine in Zambia works to curb women’s cancer

Telemedicine in Zambia works to curb women’s cancer

Lillian Banda – WNN Breaking (WNN) Lusaka, ZAMBIA, AFRICA: Women in Zambia now have hope for early diagnosis and treatment of both cervical and breast cancer, asserts the country’s First Lady Dr. Christine Kaseba. Dr. Kaseba who was recently awarded the Global Leadership Award in recognition for her contribution towards the fight against cervical and […]

Blood donations in South Sudan in critical shortage

WNN MDG Stories (WNN) Juba, SOUTH SUDAN, Africa: A small fridge in the corner of Juba teaching hospital’s laboratory is the only blood bank in South Sudan. The world’s newest country has some of the worst health statistics in the world. Health workers say a lack of blood is the main cause of mortality at […]

Ugandan midwife speaks to current health needs in Sub-Saharan Africa

Ugandan midwife speaks to current health needs in Sub-Saharan Africa

Sabine Clappaert – WNN Features (WNN) Deauville, FRANCE : “I came here to stand up for the voiceless mothers of Africa,” says thirty-one-year-old Ugandan nurse midwife and woman’s advocate Esther Madudu at Global Meeting 2011 of the Women’s Forum for Economy and Society in Deauville, France. She begins with murmured conversations dying down to hear […]