Take Breast Cancer Awareness to the Workplace

[New Times] October is the Breast Cancer Awareness Month across the world, and the Ministry of Health is undertaking a number of activities to increase awareness in the fight against breast cancer, which will culminate in a walk on November 4 from Rwan…

[New Times] October is the Breast Cancer Awareness Month across the world, and the Ministry of Health is undertaking a number of activities to increase awareness in the fight against breast cancer, which will culminate in a walk on November 4 from Rwanda Development Board in Gishushu to Kagugu.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Zim Makes Giant Strides in Cancer Data Collection

[The Herald] Zimbabwe has made huge strides in improving the collection of information of all new cancer cases helping to increase surveillance and the implementation cancer programmes in the country. The Zimbabwe National Cancer Registry (ZNCR), in it…

[The Herald] Zimbabwe has made huge strides in improving the collection of information of all new cancer cases helping to increase surveillance and the implementation cancer programmes in the country. The Zimbabwe National Cancer Registry (ZNCR), in its latest 2015 report, indicated that it had stepped up the collection of up-to-date information on the burden of cancer in the country in line with the country's national cancer prevention and control strategies.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Works Minister Denies Any Deal On Banjul Seaport

[The Point] The Minister of Works, Transport and Infrastructure has said that The Gambia government has not made any deal with any firm or country on the country’s seaport. In an exclusive at his office yesterday, Minister Bai Lamin Jobe said the gover…

[The Point] The Minister of Works, Transport and Infrastructure has said that The Gambia government has not made any deal with any firm or country on the country's seaport. In an exclusive at his office yesterday, Minister Bai Lamin Jobe said the government has so far received five proposals on the seaport expansion project, but none has been given the green light to carry on with the project yet.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Why You Should Sit Less

[Monitor] If you spend the better part of your work day sitting in front of a computer or sitting at a desk shuffling papers, you are heading for trouble. It is not for nothing that wellness doctors advise 20 minutes of exercise every day. The advances…

[Monitor] If you spend the better part of your work day sitting in front of a computer or sitting at a desk shuffling papers, you are heading for trouble. It is not for nothing that wellness doctors advise 20 minutes of exercise every day. The advances in technology have made it such that we spend more time sitting down, whether it is at the office, at home, or while on travel.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

We Have More Mentally Ill Persons On the Streets – Psychiatrist

[Vanguard] The Chief Executive Officer and Co-founder, The Retreat Mental Hospital, Dr. Olufemi Oluwatayo has called on Nigerians to take their mental health serious, noting that, the fact someone is walking around normally does not mean he or she is m…

[Vanguard] The Chief Executive Officer and Co-founder, The Retreat Mental Hospital, Dr. Olufemi Oluwatayo has called on Nigerians to take their mental health serious, noting that, the fact someone is walking around normally does not mean he or she is mentally stable.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

One-Hour Exercise Can Prevent 12% of Depression Cases – Study

[Daily Trust] About 12 percent cases of depression could have been prevented if participants undertook just one hour of physical activity each week, a recent research has revealed.

[Daily Trust] About 12 percent cases of depression could have been prevented if participants undertook just one hour of physical activity each week, a recent research has revealed.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria