Africa Innovations: 15 Ideas Helping to Transform a Continent

Idea: A range of easy-to-use audio books designed to get potentially life-saving health messages out to millions of isolated people struggling with depression and...

WHO welcomes Chinese contribution of mobile laboratory

WHO welcomes Chinese contribution of mobile laboratory and health experts for Ebola response in West Africa WHO welcomes the commitment from the Government of the...

China, Africa Explore Opportunities for Collaboration on Health Care for All

Chinese and African global health leaders call for strengthened partnership around universal health coverage and access to essential medicines More than 350 health leaders from...

New CDC studies point to better practices in HIV anti-retroviral drug treatment (ART)...

New collaborative studies being presented by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) at the XIX International AIDS Conference confirm early treatment of...

Improving South Africa’s Health and Education Landscape

Pretoria - In its last meeting for the year, Cabinet on Thursday approved several developments which will play a big role in improving South...

Device focuses on speedier tuberculosis diagnosis

By Vijay Shankar - SciDev.Net A device that can magnify tuberculosis bacteria without using a conventional glass lens could soon replace expensive lens-based microscopes in...

WHO launches African Vaccination Week in Zambia

Today, the World Health Organization (WHO) Regional Office for Africa launches the African Vaccination Week (AVW) in Lusaka, Zambia under the theme “Vaccination, a...

GM mosquito risk assessments ‘deficient’, says review

Decisions to release genetically modified (GM) insects into the wild should be made more openly and based on better science, according to a review. The...

IFC Invests in AAR to Improve Health Services in East Africa

IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, today announced a $4 million equity investment in AAR Health Care Holdings, one of Africa’s leading...

SA: Primary health services brought closer to communities

By - SAnews.gov.za Pretoria – Free primary health care services have been brought closer to those in need in South African communities. Health Deputy Minister Joe...

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