World Bank to Finance Better Health Services for up to 8 Million Tanzanians a...

Up to 8 million Tanzanians should have access to better health services each year until 2015 following World Bank approval of US$100 million for...

Innovation challenge to cut childbirth deaths launched

New approaches to cutting the number of deaths during childbirth in developing countries will be targeted by a US$50 million fund launched last week...

PCI Malawi Distributes LIfe-Saving Food to Thousands of Families

Leading health and humanitarian organization brings relief to nation plagued by drought, inflation, and political turmoil Leading health and humanitarian organization PCI (Project Concern International)...

Kenya: Natural chemicals ‘blind’ mosquitoes to humans

A set of chemicals that confuse mosquitoes' navigation could boost the fight against diseases such as dengue and malaria, according to a study. Mosquitoes sense...

Merck Foundation and Uganda Ministry of Health together empower childless women through “Merck More...

Merck Foundation evaluates the economic and social impact of ‘Merck More Than a Mother’ program on infertile women groups in Uganda Merck Foundation (www.Merck-Foundation.com), a...

Health Extension Workers to Reach Communities with Essential Health Services in Namibia / No...

Thirty four first ever government led community outreach workers, are honored with certificates after been equipped with vital skills that will help save the...

Biomed Analysis: Eliminating sleeping sickness for good

After recent gains against trypanosomiasis, new diagnostic and treatment tools mean we can make the final push, says Priya Shetty. Once again we are close to...

How to ensure access to good quality, safe and effective medical products in the...

Every day, some patients receive treatments and use poor quality medical products which are unsafe and ineffective. The World Health Organization (WHO) describes such...

Polio eradication: learn from setbacks and press ahead

The world is close to eradicating polio, but countries need consistent vigilance — including informed media coverage — to reach this goal. Nigeria's commitment...

Canadian High School Teacher Will Cycle from Cairo to Cape Town for Seva Canada’s...

Beginning this January Gizele Price, a high school math teacher from Mississauga Ontario, will cycle almost 12,000km from Cairo to Cape Town in Tour...

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