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Holby City star - Chizzy Akudolu and Olympic and Commonwealth Games legend - Kriss Akabusi MBE are calling on black people of African and Caribbean origin to know the common signs of stroke highlighted in the latest Public Health England national Act more

16 Feb 2017 00:00 Health

The Lewisham and Greenwich NHS Choir, who gained the prestigious Christmas Number One spot from Justin Bieber last year, have lent their support to the latest NHS Stay Well This Winter campaign by encouraging people most at risk from cold weather, more

21 Dec 2016 00:00 Health

Public Health England (PHE) is encouraging parents and carers to help protect their children from flu this winter, as the largest ever programme vaccinating children against the flu gets underway. This year, the vaccine is being offered to 2 - 4 year more

18 Oct 2016 00:00 Health

The 2015 Kuwait-sponsored Al-Sumait Health Prize for African Development has been awarded to Britain’s Professor Kevin Marsh of the University of Oxford and African Academy of Sciences, Kenya, for his sustained efforts to control and eradicate more

18 Oct 2016 00:00 Health

• Had the flu vaccination whilst pregnant and believe others should do too. • Those with a long-term health condition* who experienced flu and regretted not having the vaccine. • Those with a long-term health condition who know what specific steps. more

7 Oct 2016 09:34 Health

“I was diagnosed with lung cancer aged 77. I am now 85 years old and I’m living proof that you can survive cancer.” more

27 Sep 2016 00:00 Health

Public Health England has launched a new nationwide ‘Be Clear on Cancer’ campaign with the aim of raising awareness of the symptoms of lung cancer, other lung disease, and heart disease – all leading causes of death in England. more

3 Aug 2016 00:00 Health

Comfort Momoh from Guys and St. Thomas NHS Trust @GSTTnhs receives national midwifery honour for #FGM work

Picture: Royal College of Midwives

A pioneering midwife who cares for victims of Female Genital Mutilation (FGM), and has campaigned tirelessly to eradicate the practice in the UK for more than 25 years, has received a national honour for her services. more

27 Jul 2016 00:00 Health

The NHS has launched a new short film in the lead up to the ‘cutting season’, a term associated with Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) also known as female circumcision or cutting. more

15 Jul 2016 16:37 Health

A year after the World Health Assembly resolved to eliminate malaria from at least 35 countries by 2030, WHO has released a World Malaria Day report that shows this goal, although ambitious, is achievable. more

25 Apr 2016 18:18 Health

‘One You’, a ground-breaking new campaign to help adults across the country avoid future diseases caused by modern day life is reaching out to Black African and Caribbean communities across England. One You’s aim is to encourage adults from these more

31 Mar 2016 13:38 Health

As part of Public Health England’s latest Be Clear on Cancer campaign, Black and Asian cancer survivors, alongside consultant urologists from Barts Health NHS Trust, Jhumur Pati and Professor Frank Chinegwundoh OBE, feature in a new film which aims more

11 Mar 2016 00:00 Health

The next time you do it, do it with a condom more

9 Dec 2015 00:00 Health

Can you help us understand more about the relationships and health needs of black African people living in England? more

4 Dec 2015 00:00 Health

Public Health England and the Stroke Association are urging black people of African and Caribbean origin to Act FAST if they spot signs of stroke with the aim of saving lives and improving outcomes for survivors. more

11 Nov 2015 00:00 Health

Charles Bosah's normal morning routine took a turn for the worst when he had his first experience with stroke. more

11 Nov 2015 00:00 Health

Paul Steinberg, Lead Commissioner of the London HIV Prevention Programme, on DO IT London explains why HIV testing rates among Black Africans are low. more

28 Aug 2015 00:00 Health

A 77-year old breast cancer survivor from London has urged women to always go to their doctor without delay if they notice anything unusual. more

19 Aug 2015 00:00 Health

To combat rising HIV rates, a new campaign has launched in London this summer. Around 110,000 people are now living with HIV in the UK, which is almost double the figure of just a decade ago. more

19 Aug 2015 00:00 Health

Help us find the genetic causes of heart disease. Adults of West African descent wanted for MRI and blood test at Hammersmith Hospital. £25 will be offered for your time and you will receive a free CD of your scan more

3 Aug 2015 00:00 Health

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