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UN bodies partner against COVID-19
UN bodies partner against COVID-19

MASERU - As efforts to curb the spread of COVID-19 intensify throughout the world, the World Health Organisation (WHO) and the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) have announced an agreement to work together on the Corona virus response through the …

Lesotho reports 8 suspected cases of Coronavirus

MASERU – Lesotho has reported eight suspected cases of Coronavirus whose samples have been taken to South Africa for testing.


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Govt hopes for full compliance as lockdown clocks closer

The Minister of Communications, Science and Technology and also Chairperson of Sub-Committee of Cabinet Ministers on CO…


Guterres calls for water sustainability

MASERU – The United Nations (UN) secretary general, Antonio Guterres has called on the world to increase climate action…


Lesotho declares state of emergency on COVID-19

Prime Minister Thomas Thabane has on Thursday March 18 2020 declared state of emergency on Coronavirus, a virus that ca…


China up in arms against coronavirus

MASERU - In response to the fast spreading epidemic of the Coronavirus, strict measures have been taken to curb the spr…


Patients’ woes continue at Tšepong

MASERU – The Queen ‘Mamohato Memorial Hospital (QMMH) has announced that beginning February 1 the facility will no long…


Lack of antibiotics threatens global health

MASERU - Declining private investment and lack of innovation in the development of new antibiotics are undermining effo…


Openness on morning-after pill is key: Pharmacist

MASERU - Private pharmacist, Thabiso Mokone has appealed that the use of Levonorgestrel - a type of emergency contracep…


WHO reports decline on tobacco use

MASERU – The World Health Organization (WHO) says the number of males using tobacco globally is on the decline, applaud…


Ministry calls for protection of biodiversity

MASERU - There is an urgent need to conserve our biodiversity as a country, the Ministry of Tourism, Environment and Cu…


BNP joins blood donation drive

MASERU – Amid calls for a massive blood donation campaign, the Basotho National Party (BNP) this week joined the fray –…


Teenage pregnancy: A growing concern

MASERU – Teenage pregnancy has become a concern for Lesotho as the number of girls who drop out of school to raise newb…


UNESCO ropes in media in curbing teenage pregnancy

TEYATEYANENG – UNESCO has called for the support of the media in broadening information dissemination on teenage pregna…


Minister backs alternate reproduction methods

ACCRA, Ghana – Basotho societal structures should break the silence shrouding infertility and sterility in both women a…


Lesotho delegation lauds Merck

MASERU - Lesotho’s contemplated advent into medical technology and sensitization on a new approach towards the preventi…


Leaders chew men out over infertility

ACCRA, Ghana – Speakers at the just ended Merck Foundation backed 6th Africa and Asia Luminary conference in Accra, Gha…


Dispelling societal infertility myths

MASERU - When in 1989 ’Mapakiso Makhema married the man of her dreams, all she pined for was a baby to seal a union she…


First Lady reaches out to infertile women

THABA-BOSIU – The First Lady ‘Maesaiah Thabane has called on all sectors of society to join hands to uproot the stigmat…


Culinary body entertains ministers

MASERU - The Lesotho Chefs Association (LCA) hosted the Minister’s Fine Dinner Event for the affiliated ministries to o…


MOU to meet senior citizens needs

The Ministry of Social Development yesterday signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Football Veterans Asso…


Cuban health specialists deployed in Lesotho

The Minister of Health Nkaku Kabi and the Ambassador of Cuba to Lesotho Rodolfo Benitez Verson yesterday signed two new…


Sesotho Media on reproductive health rights

Sesotho Media Development (SMD) hosted a workshop at Ha-Mohatlane, Berea last Friday with various community stakeholde…


Berea marks nutrition campaign

As part of activities ending a week-long nutrition campaign conducted at Ha Makebe, the Berea District Nutrition Team…


Material achievements and spiritual perfections

FLORA TECKIE - A Bahá'í Perspective We have just started 2019 with joy, and with high expectation. A new year i…


HIV people improve networking

While the Ministry of Health strives to continue providing increasing multi-month antiretroviral dispensing to allow Ba…


Breakfast myth demystified

TSEPANG LEDIA This might come as a shock to most people because we have always been told that breakfast is the …


Know your status

The Mphatlalatsane project in Lesotho is integrating HIV testing into a package of interventions for caregivers of chil…


Lesotho inks pact with Apollo Hospitals

The Government of Lesotho is keen on working with Apollo Hospitals in key priority areas of kidney transplantation and …


UNICEF, MCC collaborate to reduce solid waste

MASERU – The United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF) together with Maseru City Council (MCC) jo…


AIDS related deaths reduced by 66%

MASERU - AIDS-related deaths have been reduced by 66% in Lesotho since the mid-2000s due to the scale up of HIV treatme…


AIDS related deaths reduced by 66 percent

MASERU - AIDS-related deaths have been reduced by 66 percent in Lesotho since the mid-2000s due to the scale up of HIV …


HIV prevention roadmap 2020 launched

MASERU - The National AIDS Commission (NAC) on Monday May 14 launched the Lesotho HIV Prevention Roadmap 2020 providing…


Naomi Campbell helps launch Lesotho HIV initiative

MASERU - The Deputy Prime Minister of Lesotho, Monyane Moleleki, on May 8 unveiled a new tool to better manage HIV and …


Bad breath says a lot

Bad breath is embarrassing! We all know. But a quick breath check can save you from more than just an awkward social si…


Calcifications

Tiny calcium deposits are sometimes seen on imaging studies of the breast, joints, blood vessels, or other tissues. How…