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Alarming maternal mortality rates hit Lesotho – WHO

Ntsoaki Motaung The recent Maternal Mortality Ratio in Lesotho stands at 566/100,000 live births, as recently reported by the World Health Organization (WHO). This figure exceeds...

King Letsie III’s position paper at COP28

Ntsoaki Motaung During a pivotal high-level side event on integrating nutrition financing within the climate change framework at COP28, His Majesty King Letsie III introduced...

Lesotho’s HIV challenge: US-led initiatives forge path to economic health

Ntsoaki Motaung In Lesotho, a distinctive hindrance to economic progress emerges amidst various constraints: HIV. The pervasive impact of this health crisis has significantly impeded economic...

Alliance Insurance tackles child malnutrition

Seabata Mahao The Alliance Insurance Group in partnership with Rotary Club handed out 3000 packs of fortified instant porridge to Baylor Children’s hospitals in a...

Empowering self-care advocacy in sexual and reproductive health

Ntsoaki Motaung Kerigo Odada, a Legal Consultant, Researcher, and Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR) Expert at the Centre for Human Rights, University of...

WHO urges for increased ‘Sin Taxes’

Ntsoaki Motaung The World Health Organization (WHO) has released data revealing a global trend of minimal taxation on unhealthy products, such as alcohol and sugary...

Africa CDC secures US$ 10 million for mental health program

Ntsoaki Motaung The Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC) has successfully secured a $10 million donor partnership to address Non-Communicable Diseases (NCDs)...

Call allowance saga: Drama leaves doctors’ strike in limbo

Ntsoaki Motaung Dr. Senekale Senekale, the Public Relations Officer (PRO) for the Lesotho Medical Association (LMA), has revealed that the association has agreed to suspend...

COVID-19 capsule arrives in Lesotho

Ntsoaki Motaung The Ministry of Health has initiated the deployment of Antiviral medication for COVID-19 patients, made possible through a collaborative effort between Jhpiego and...

‘Young mothers at greater risk of mental health’

Ntsoaki Motaung Aviwe Funani, the Senior Policy and Advocacy Officer for United for Global Mental Health, emphasised a groundbreaking discovery that places mental health as...

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