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...

Major patent pool opens up research on neglected disease

Research on drug development for neglected tropical diseases (NTDs), tuberculosis and malaria will receive a boost from a major initiative launched by the World...

ECOWAS council to meet in Abidijan on allocation of statutory positions

The ECOWAS Council of Ministers will meet in Abidjan from 18th May 2012 on the allocation of nine statutory positions in the ECOWAS Commission...

PCI Malawi Distributes LIfe-Saving Food to Thousands of Families

Leading health and humanitarian organization brings relief to nation plagued by drought, inflation, and political turmoil Leading health and humanitarian organization PCI (Project Concern International)...

Use social media to strengthen health systems

Health scientists in developing countries can use social media to tackle research priorities, argue Alexander E. T. Finlayson and colleagues. Doctor taking patient history Building research...

UN hails midwives’ contribution to maternal health around the world

Midwives can make the difference between life and death for hundreds of thousands of women every year, the United Nations population agency affirmed today,...

Government to work on HEAIDS youth declaration

Pretoria – Government has committed to work with its partners to ensure the implementation of the Higher Education and Training HIV/AIDS (HEAIDS) National Youth...

African Experts Join Forces with MSD to Battle Hepatitis

Conférence Internationale sur les Hépatites states: Hepatitis B and C remain under-diagnosed and under-reported in Africa From July 20 to 22, the Initiative Panafricaine de...

Tsetse fly ‘on verge of elimination’ in Guinea

Scientists are hopeful that they have for the first time eliminated tsetse flies, which carry sleeping sickness, following an innovative control campaign on...

Merck Collaborates with African and Asian Universities to build Diabetes and Hypertension Healthcare Capacity...

Merck Capacity Advancement Program- CAP will kick off their third year in Africa in September 2015 aiming to reach out to more than 15000...

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