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...

India, South Africa to team up on HIV vaccine research

India and South Africa will launch a joint research project on basic science and vaccines for HIV strains common to both countries. The project...

Africa: Poverty on decline, progress in basic education, reveals a new report on the...

  Africa has made significant progress in poverty reduction, primary education, women’s empowerment and in its fight against HIV/AIDS, according to a new report to...

AfDB facilitates Africa-Asia knowledge exchange on Universal Health Coverage

‘Universal health coverage is not an option, but a reality’ “Poverty still remains a major barrier to healthcare access in Africa”, said Dr. Agnes Soucat,...

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)...

Why it was right to publish research findings on bird flu

All those working in biological research — including both researchers and publishers — have valuable lessons to learn from recent debates over the publication of a...

SA welcomes Global Fund’s R3bn HIV grant

Cabinet has welcomed and thanked the Global Fund for their R3 billion funding for HIV and TB programmes in the country. The approval of the...

African Technology for Teleradiology

State-of-the-art colleges and universities are providing the needed education in order to become a vital part of the world. One of these developments...

MYDAWA Disrupting the E-Healthcare Industry in Kenya

The MYDAWA solution is beneficial to consumers as they gain the advantage of having increased transparency, convenience and affordability. E-health platform MYDAWA (https://MYDAWA.com), hit over...

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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