Global Burden of Disease report: Lesotho's progress on health - Africa Times

The African nation of Lesotho has the lowest life expectancies, for both males and females, among 195 countries studied in the newly released Global Burden of Disease report – yet there are positive trends on HIV-AIDS, as well as new health challenges.

People in Africa are living longer but lifestyle diseases are rising - News24

Malaria, HIV, pneumonia, and diarrhoea are the leading killers on the African continent, according to a recently released study looking at the burden of diseases across the world. In 1980 the list looked different. Then the leading killer diseases were ...

Life expectancy in Nigeria increases by 11 years — report - TODAY.ng

A Lancet study has revealed that the average life expectancy rate of Nigerians has increased by 11 years. The report, which has other significant health findings, was published as part of the Global Burden of Diseases, Injuries and Risk Factors Study.

UAE residents are now living longer, says study - gulfnews.com

Women are apparently gaining when it comes to life expectancy as they outlive men by an average of 3.5 years. Published: 15:44 October 10, 2016. Mariam M. Al Serkal, Senior Web Reporter. SMALL; MEDIUM; LARGE. Dubai: A new study has revealed that ...

Nigeria: Malaria, HIV Remain Top Killer Diseases in Nigeria - AllAfrica.com

A new global study has found that malaria was the leading killer disease in Nigeria, resulting in 192,284 deaths in 2015 while the second and third top causes of death in Nigeria were diarrheal diseases and Human Immuno-deficiency Virus (HIV)/Acquired ...

East Africa: Respiratory Infections and Malaria Remain a Threat in East Africa - Survey - AllAfrica.com

A mother and her child sleep under a mosquito net. This is one of the methods to fight against malaria (file photo). By Solomon Asaba. A new scientific analysis of more than 300 diseases and injuries in 195 countries reveals that there has been ...

Tanzania Makes Quantum Leap in Reducing Maternal, Child Mortality - AllAfrica.com

Tanzania is among the East African countries with fewer people dying from respiratory infections and malaria, a new scientific analysis of more than 300 diseases and injuries in 195 nations has revealed. However, such progress is threatened by the ...

Unsafe sex‚ bad eating habits and having a baby - SowetanLIVE

South Africans are living longer lives than they were 10 years ago‚ according to a new scientific analysis of more than 300 diseases and injuries in 195 countries. However‚ this progress is threatened by increasing numbers of people suffering from ...