Legacy Of Hope Foundation Names Honorary Board In Support Of The Nelson Mandela Children’s...

The Legacy of Hope Foundation, whose mission is to support medical care and facilities for underserved children and communities around the world is focusing...

Game approach to improve outbreak modelling skills

A game aimed at teaching mathematicians and epidemiologists to understand and handle complex data generated by disease outbreaks has been developed by US researchers, according to...

Africa: Time to get mHealth moving

Using mobile devices to collect and share health data can make healthcare cheaper, faster and more equitable, argues Jody Ranck. You can't see health data...

Rwanda: Afro-Pop, Rap and R&B Musicians Promote Healthier Diets—through Beans

Rwanda’s top musicians are promoting better nutrition and health through a catchy new music video that was released today Rwanda’s top musicians are promoting better...

Mending Kids Brings Google Glass To Africa

Mending Kids Promotes and Sponsors Sustainable Pediatric Surgical Programs in Africa Renowned Los Angeles–based pediatric surgeons Dr. Philip K. Frykman, Dr. Marc Levitt, and Dr. Alp...

Strengthening health workforce in Africa: a priority for the AfDB

A critical issue for African countries “Human Resources for Health: foundation for Universal Health Coverage (UHC) and the post-2015 development agenda” was discussed among...

Ethiopian School-Based Deworming Campaign Targets 17 Million Children

More than 17 million children aged 5–14 years will be treated for two neglected tropical diseases – soil-transmitted helminthiases (intestinal worms) and schistosomiasis (bilharzia)...

Tanzania: Virtual Care from Alberta Medics

An eight-year old African boy, who is totally dependent upon his old grandmother for his care both physically and mentally, recently became the subject...

Support community mapping for climate adaptation

Improving access to information technology can help communities assess their own vulnerability and boost local planning, says John Waugh. Grassroots mapping can contribute to national plans...

GSK announces new strategic investments in Africa to increase access to medicines, build capacity...

Creates world’s first R&D Open Lab to increase understanding of non-communicable diseases and support development of new medicines for Africa -          Creates world’s first R&D...

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