By Neo Kolane A ministry of health team led by Minister Motlatsi Maqelepo yesterday bid farewell to the Chinese medical experts who had been deployed here to share their experiences and expertise on the prevention and treatment of Covid-19. The anti-epidemic...
To mark Breast Cancer Awareness Month 2020, the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) will highlight several interesting research projects on breast cancer throughout October. Sejojo Phaaroe, a cancer advocate based at the ministry of health says that breast cancer kills both genders...
Lesotho joins the rest of the world in marking World Heart Day today, amid the threat posed by the global Covid-19 pandemic. World Heart Day is annually observed on September 29 around the globe in an effort to raise public awareness about cardiovascular diseases,...
Nurses are threatening to down tools tomorrow (Wednesday) if the government does not pay their Covid-19 risk allowance by the end of today. In a radio interview today, the public relations officer of the Lesotho Nurses Association Busa Qhala said it is only 10...
By Neo Kolane The Tlaba family of Khubetsoana in Maseru is desperate. Their nine-month old baby is in urgent need of a liver transplant and her condition is deteriorating by the day.  Ntṧepase V. Tlaba is a nine month-old baby girl...
By Neo Kolane Local scientists have added their voice to the danger of unregulated intake of medicinal herbs, following reports that Basotho mine workers got admitted to a hospital in South Africa with complications arising from the overdose of the wild wormwood (lengana).
By Neo Mathibe It is no secret that Covid-19 has changed people’s lives drastically; every aspect of people’s lives has been impacted in some way, be it work, school, sleep, mental health and their daily activities. Counseling psychologist, Tṧepang Majara confirms...
By Neo Mathibe Covid-19 survivor Futsoane Sheane of Ha Tṧosane in Maseru has underlined mental strength as a key instrument to defeating the disease. Twenty-eight-year old Sheane recovered from the disease having tested positive on July 6 after exhibiting its symptoms.
By Neo Mathibe Uncertainty has become the new normal for breastfeeding mothers since the advent of the global Covid-19 pandemic, with many anxious that any intimate contact with their babies could be risky. One such mother, ‘Marefiloe Kobeli Ntsebe of Ha...
The suspension of the director general of health services Dr 'Nyane Letsie has been greeted with mixed feelings among stakeholders in the health sector. Dr Letsie was suspended with immediate effect by acting health principal secretary Lesimole Moletsane on Tuesday,...