Nipple device could deliver drugs to babies

A simple nipple shield could help breastfeeding mothers cut the risk of HIV infection from breast milk, say researchers. Nipple shields are often used by mothers who...

Norwegian Minister of Health visits Tanzania 2-7 January

To improve the health of mothers and newborn babies is the goal for a special partnership between Tanzania and Norway. This week the Norwegian...

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...

Switzerland steps up its commitment to the fight against malaria, HIV/AIDS and tuberculosis

The Federal Council has approved a contribution of CHF 60 million for the 2014-2016 period for the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and...

Chinese ‘container hospitals’ ready to deploy in Africa

By Li Jiao – SciDev.Net Africa's first 'container hospital', developed by Chinese scientists, could be ready for use by the end of the month (June), following...

Predictive tool could cut HIV test costs

A tool to monitor how HIV-positive patients respond to antiretroviral therapy (ART) could free up scarce personnel and laboratory resources in developing countries, according to...

SOUTH SUDAN: Building a blood bank

A small fridge in the corner of Juba Teaching Hospital’s laboratory is the only blood bank in South Sudan, the world’s newest nation with...

SonoSite Establishes Ultrasound Training Program in Kenya in Collaboration with the African Institute of...

SonoSite, Inc., the world leader and specialist in bedside and point-of-care ultrasound, today announced a partnership with the African Institute of Innovation and Technology...

African Partners Gather to Discuss HIV Viral Load Testing Programmes in Africa

More than 120 HIV clinicians, policy makers, and laboratory scientists gathered in Cape Town, South Africa from 18-20 April 2013 at the invitation of...

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...

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