Merck Foundation partners with National Cancer Institute and Ministry of Higher Education of Egypt...

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Pretoria - Cabinet has assured parents that care will be taken to ensure that the voluntary HIV testing in schools campaign will be done...

South Africa takes bold step to provide HIV treatment for all

Antiretroviral therapy to be offered to all people living with HIV as soon as possible after HIV-positive diagnosis. The Government of South Africa has announced...

Women’s Healthcare Market Welcomes Early Diagnosis and Preventive Medicine Technologies

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NIGER: Child mortality slashed

Niger has nearly halved the death rate of children below five years old since 1998, a significant drop highlighting the benefits of free universal...

World Bank to finance safety net for a million people in Niger

The World Bank’s Board approved a new credit of US$70 million to implement a comprehensive social safety net system in Niger, where an estimated...

Remarks at the Africa Health Forum

Remarks William J. Burns Deputy Secretary Dean Acheson Auditorium Washington, DC April 19, 2013 Thank you. Good morning. It is truly a pleasure to welcome all of you to the...

AUC Chairperson Receives Deputy Prime Minister of Zimbabwe

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Kenya: Netting flies and mosquitoes protects livestock and boosts milk yields

A simple but innovative use of insecticide-impregnated nets to protect livestock is doubling and in some cases tripling milk outputs on smallholder dairy farms...

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