Genes that protect African children from developing malaria identified

Variations in DNA at a specific location (or ‘locus’) on the genome that protect African children from developing severe malaria, in some cases nearly...

Malaria hopes rise as chemists produce cheap artemisinin

The cost of the life-saving antimalarial drug artemisinin could be lowered by a third, with a new method that utilises a waste product from the current...

Nanotech offers more for health than nanodrugs

Nanotech in hygiene, fake drug detection and remote diagnosis will do more for health than nanodrugs, says Mohamed Abdel-Mottaleb. All countries should be planning for...

End-to-end range of innovative medical solutions on display

NEC Display Solutions Europe will be showcasing its comprehensive range of innovative hospital-wide products and technologies at the Medica 2012 trade fair, in hall...

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...

Kenya: Nation Has Lessons to Learn From India’s Medical Tourism

Tourism has been a key driver of the economy in most countries across the globe. The industry remains a leading foreign exchange earner as...

HIV/AIDS: End of AIDS in sight

There is no cure or vaccine yet, but "the end of AIDS" was the buzzword at the opening ceremony of the International AIDS Conference...

West Africa cholera down but officials vigilant

Source – IRIN Some 1,700 people in West Africa have contracted cholera since mid-June, a significant decline compared to the same seven-week period in 2012 when...

Innovations to Address Maternal Deaths in Sub-Saharan Africa

Although Kenyan Sam Agutu and Nigerian Aminu Gamawa come from different countries and backgrounds, they share a common passionate commitment - to save the...

Frost & Sullivan: Is Africa Ready for eHealth?

Dissecting the outcomes of eHealth projects and finance of project implementation. The African eHealth Economics Forum, Cape Town, which forms part of The Global Health...

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