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Important Tips To Improve Your Oral Health

The World Health Organization (WHO) estimates that oral diseases affect nearly 3.5 billion people globally. That’s close to half of the world’s estimated 7.7 billion people. Dental caries, also known as tooth decay or dental cavities, is the most common untreated health condition in...

AFRAA Wants African Governments To Stop Asking For Covid-19 Vaccination Cerificates

The African Airlines Association (AFRAA) has made a clarion call to governments and stakeholders to harmonise the health protocols, reconsider the bans and adopt a risk-based approach in line with the World Health Organization (WHO) guidelines. AFRAA states that states should not impose COVID-19 vaccination...

WHO Approves First-Ever Malaria Vaccine

The international health organization recommended that children living in areas with “moderate to high transmission” of P. falciparum malaria receive four doses on a schedule once they are 5 months old to prevent the disease. 

PARTLY FALSE: No Scientific Evidence That Jatropha Curcas And Cassava Can Cure HIV

A Facebook post claiming that a combination of leaves, roots, and bark of Jatropha curcas, cassava, and black seed can cure the Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) is PARTLY FALSE. The post advises people living with HIV/AIDS to take the treatment for two months to get optimal...

DEBUNKED: Bill Gates Neither Funded Nor Planned Covid-19 Pandemic

A poster of Bill Gates being ‘wanted’ for alleged “crimes against humanity’ was recently shared on social media forums in Kenya. The Poster lists eight cases for which the Microsoft founder “must be stopped”. This fact-check focuses on accusations 1 and 2 on the Poster...

This Decade of Healthy Aging Hasn’t Started so Well

Healthy aging spans the life-course and is relevant to everyone