World Malaria Day: The SDC reaffirms its commitment to fight malaria

There has been some success in the fight against malaria since the turn of the millennium – not least thanks to Switzerland's activities in...

Angola extends yellow fever vaccination campaign to Huambo and Benguela provinces

As Angola grapples with its worst yellow fever outbreak in decades, the Ministry of Health, with the support of the World Health Organization (WHO)...

Facilitating Health Innovation in Africa – ANDI’s New Five Year Strategic Plan Launched

ANDI presents its five year strategic plan (2016-2020) that aims to facilitate health technology innovation in Africa. A new five year Strategic Plan of the...

Ethiopia Marks World Health Day 2016

On 7 April 2016, Ethiopia commemorated the 2016 World Health Day under the theme, “Beat diabetes - Integration and decentralization of diabetic care with...

South Africa’s key municipalities commit to Fast-Track their HIV and TB responses

Mayors and their representatives from all over South Africa gather to sign Paris Declaration. Mayors and their representatives from around South Africa are demonstrating their...

Keeping Egypt Polio-Free

“This year marks the 10th anniversary since Egypt was declared free of polio,” said Dr. Anne Patterson, Deputy Mission Director for USAID in Egypt,...

Africa healthy life style day

Theme: “Live Healthy, Prevent Diabetes” INVITATION TO REPRESENTATIVES OF THE MEDIA When: Friday 26th February 2016 Time: 7:30 AM to 17:00 PM, Where: African Union Headquarters, Addis Ababa,...

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...

Frost & Sullivan Recognizes T-Systems for the Unparalleled Customer Value it Offers South African...

The company’s automation solutions support both revenue growth and unified customer experiences for its clients. Based on its recent analysis of the managed services market...

African Leaders to Gather in Ethiopia for First-Ever Ministerial Conference on Immunization in Africa

African leaders, including ministers of health, finance, and other line ministries, will gather in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, on 24-25 February 2016, for the Ministerial...

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