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

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

Africa TimesGlobal Burden of Disease report: Lesotho's progress on healthAfrica TimesThe 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.and more »

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

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

News24People in Africa are living longer but lifestyle diseases are risingNews24Malaria, 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 ...and more »

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

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

TODAY.ngLife expectancy in Nigeria increases by 11 years — reportTODAY.ngA 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.and more »

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

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

gulfnews.comUAE residents are now living longer, says studygulfnews.comWomen 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 ...and more »

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

Nigeria: Malaria, HIV Remain Top Killer Diseases in NigeriaAllAfrica.comA 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 ...and more »

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

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

AllAfrica.comEast Africa: Respiratory Infections and Malaria Remain a Threat in East Africa - SurveyAllAfrica.comA 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 ...and more »

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

Tanzania Makes Quantum Leap in Reducing Maternal, Child MortalityAllAfrica.comTanzania 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 ...and more »

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

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

SowetanLIVEUnsafe sex‚ bad eating habits and having a babySowetanLIVESouth 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 ...and more »