With festive season fast approaching, and with it a high number of accidents and violent incidents, local social club Team Shanghai hosted a blood donation initiative last weekend to help out the Lesotho blood bank which has on numerous occasions bemoaned the shortage of blood supplies...
UPDATE: 08:13 THURSDAY 14 NOVEMBER 2019 The latest information coming out of the health ministry is that there is no real ebola case reported in the country. According to sources, the ‘news’ which caused panic on social media last night was...
UPDATE: 08:13 THURSDAY 14 NOVEMBER 2019 The latest information coming out of the health ministry is that there is no real ebola case reported in the country. According to sources, the 'news' which caused panic on social media last night was...
The ministry of health is warning the general public of a measles outbreak in Qacha’s Neck where four children in the village of Lebakeng Ha Letete were found to be infected with the disease. As a result, the deputy minister of health, ‘Manthabiseng...
The Lesotho Red Cross Society (LRCS) this week celebrated World First Aid Day by training Lesotho Correctional Services (LCS) inmates in Maseru on first aid skills that will help them in emergencies both in and outside prison. The training was part of LRCS’s initiative to contribute to the...
Lesotho has reached the second 90 of the UNAIDS targets, with 91.8 percent of people living with HIV who are aware of their status on treatment. It is also close to reaching the third 90, with 87.7 percent of people who are diagnosed and on treatment virally...
The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), in partnership with ministry of planning, has released the Lesotho Population Projections which - based on the 2016 census – estimate the country’s population in 2036. The projections also highlight the importance of being counted for Basotho’s health and their access to health...
A team of local and international experts engaged to conduct the Lesotho Mid-term National Tuberculosis Survey will present its findings to the ministry of health in Maseru today. Addressing a mid-term review overview in the capital this week, the ministry’s director...
Many nursing students are forced to study midwifery, resulting in a high rate of negligent midwives, a United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) study has revealed. The ministry of health and other stakeholders always encourage pregnant women to go for pre-natal care and deliver at health facilities under the...
Ha Sekantṧi is a small 94-year old village in the Maletsunyane No. 47 constituency, with a population of 300 people who have no access to electricity and running water. The people’s major sources of livelihood are livestock and subsistence farming The village is for the most part at peace...