Countries failing to assess mHealth

Mobile health (mHealth) initiatives that could "revolutionise" health outcomes are hampered by a lack of evaluation data, which prevents policymakers from...

MSF resumes medical activities in Walikale, Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC)

The independent humanitarian organisation Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors Without Borders (MSF) has resumed its medical activities in Walikale, four weeks after heavy fighting in the...

South Africa’s key municipalities commit to Fast-Track their HIV and TB responses

Mayors and their representatives from all over South Africa gather to sign Paris Declaration. Mayors and their representatives from around South Africa are demonstrating their...

IFC invests in Goodlife Pharmacies to Improve Healthcare in East Africa

IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, today announced a loan of $4.5 million to Goodlife Pharmacy Limited to help the company open...

Research points to smaller, cheaper tsetse traps

People living in villages infested with tsetse flies could cut the costs of traps and insecticide-treated targets by up to 10 times, according...

Ministers adopt Africa’s key health policies

Ahead of the Wold Health Assembly African Ministers of Health met on Saturday and adopted key health policy instruments that will provide the strategic...

GTUC ventures into healthcare

The Ghana Telecom University College (GTUC) is partnering the Aalborg University of Denmark to explore how Information Communication and Technology (ICT) could be used...

Anti-retroviral drugs reduce tuberculosis infection in people with HIV

HIV positive people in low and middle income countries who are taking anti-HIV drugs (antiretroviral therapy) are significantly less likely to develop tuberculosis compared...

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...

SA: Beating disability with courage

By Gabi Khumalo – SAnews.gov.za Every morning, Bele Netshiheni would wake up with a smile, looking foward to playing with and sharing stories with her...

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