South Africa: Malaria caution ahead of holiday

Pretoria - The Gauteng Department of Health and Social Development has urged residents of the province to take anti-malarial medication before they visit malaria...

Tanzania: Virtual Care from Alberta Medics

An eight-year old African boy, who is totally dependent upon his old grandmother for his care both physically and mentally, recently became the subject...

IBM Boosts Commitment to Africa

IBM announced it will double the number of emerging leaders it sends on pro bono assignments to Africa during the next three years. As...

“Sutherlandia” plant begins HIV drug safety trials

  A traditional medicine that may relieve symptoms in AIDS patients is to undergo safety and efficacy tests in South Africa. The department of science and technology...

“Global Health 2035: A World Converging within a Generation” – Report

A report on investing in health and health financing released for the first time in Johannesburg, Tunis and London – December 3, 2013 The African...

Use new funding models to get drugs to world’s poor

Trade deals are threatening generic drugs — we need new ways to incentivise affordable drug development, says health expert Daniele Dionisio. Just under three billion people...

World Immunization Week Aims to “Close the Immunization Gap” and Provide “a Gift for...

World Immunization Week Aims to “Close the Immunization Gap” and Provide “a Gift for Life” in Africa Cervical cancer is the most common of...

EU gives Ghana additional 52 million euros for maternal health

The European Commission decided that starting from 2012, additional support to the tune of 52 million euros (110 million Ghana cedis) will be given...

Nigeria: Donors allot $31m to eliminate river blindness

International donors recently gathered in Abuja and committed US$31 million to support the World Health Organisation (WHO)/Africa Programme for Onchocerciasis Control (APOC)’s efforts to...

Rwanda Update: Kagame post-election, ICT, investment & baby-booming

On August 9th President Paul Kagame (Rwandan Patriotic Front - RPF) was re-elected after winning 93% of the popular vote. So what's in store...

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