Winners of the Making More Health Competition

Winners of the Making More Health Competition Bring Fresh Innovation to Solving Problems in Health Three winners whose solutions are tackling today’s most pressing health...

Africa gets ‘holistic’ drug discovery centre

A "holistic" research centre described as the first of its kind in Sub-Saharan Africa to bridge the gap between basic sciences and drug development...

Micronutrient supplementation ‘may increase malaria risk’

A WHO recommendation to supply all iron-deficient children with micronutrient supplements has been called into question by a study that has found this...

Ethiopia Gains International Laboratory Accreditation

To better ensure the quality of medicines in Ethiopia, the country’s medicines quality control laboratory-the Product Quality Assessment Directorate (PQAD)-has attained the internationally recognized...

SA invests R3bn in UAE

SA invests R3bn in UAE Pretoria - South Africa has invested R3.33 billion in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) since 2003, making the country...

Cuba launches next phase of African malaria project

Cuba has announced plans to build biolarvicide factories in Brazil and several African countries in a bid to tackle malaria and dengue fever. Biolarvicides...

Common antibiotic could help cut TB deaths

A safe, cheap and widely available antibiotic could help prevent deaths from tuberculosis (TB), according to researchers. Doxycycline has been used as an antibiotic since the 1960s...

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