All articles in 'Health'


Public Health and Socio-Economic Impact of Substan...

Every year, people spend billions of dollars on substandard or falsified medical products

12th December 2017
The Medical Education System in Africa: Change Not...

It is clear the medical education setup in Africa is in desperate need of reform, with widespread di...

21st November 2017
Africa Needs More Blood Donations

The number of blood donations in the Region increased between 2013 and 2016, from 3.9 million units...

20th June 2017
Germ Warfare against the Darker People of the Eart...

Let us all call on our countries to get rid of ethnic-specific weapons and weapons of mass destructi...

15th February 2017
Health: Africa Petitions Trump Administration

AHIC recommends that the incoming Trump Administration continue the efforts of the U.S. to support t...

19th January 2017
Taking the Steps Needed For a TB-Free Future

Mabel* is a 52-year-old grandmother and farmer from one of Kenya’s coastal counties and lives with h...

3rd October 2016
Russian-Trained Medic Honoured in Ghana

Dr. Cornelius Gligui receiving the award from Prof. Nii Otu Nartey, former C.E.O Korle...

2nd January 2016
HIV Infected Women of Loboi: The Double Tragedy

On average, Kenyan women and girls are less knowledgeable than males regarding HIV

23rd September 2013
Risk Factors for Noncommunicable Diseases in Afric...

Non communicable diseases pose a serious threat to the health and welfare of people in the African r...

8th April 2013
Ebola: A Global Governance to Face a Global Virus

It is prudent for the international community to start asking what went wrong for this dreadful viru...

24th November 2014
HIV Aids in Africa:Targeting Zero

We have the tools necessary to defeat the AIDS and TB epidemics. The challenge is to find innovative...

13th December 2013
Ebola in Africa: Going Beyond Hysteria

We cannot afford a serious threat like Ebola to be de-contextualized. It brings us back to the stigm...

9th September 2014
Somalia:State of Maternal Health

Somalia is one of the countries with the highest lifetime risk of death in the world, where one woma...

30th June 2014
Ebola Threat and Russia's Response

Over the past few months, Russia's response to the outbreak of lethal Ebola disease in west Africa h...

30th September 2014
Fertility: A Shared Responsibility

The consequences of infertility are much more dramatic in developing countries and can create more w...

3rd July 2015
Ebola: The Status

Ebola demonstrates again like HIV before it that health is not just a responsibility of the health s...

2nd September 2014
Impact of Tobacco Use on Health, Socio-Economics a...

The challenge posed by tobacco to health and socio-economic development gravely threatens the future...

30th April 2013
Lack of Political Will Compounds Africa’s Anti Hiv...

To defeat AIDS, all significant actors in the developmental process must become partners.

28th December 2015
Ebola: Concerted Efforts Needed

The Ebola outbreak is providing the impetus to speed up the establishment of the Africa...

19th August 2014
Ebola: A Conspiracy Disease?

Young African scientists and medical doctors with courage must join the war against man-made disease...

25th August 2014
Health: Ensuring the Kenyan Health System Delivers

primary health re-engineering’s vision should be long-term focused, high-impact and scalable to the...

23rd April 2013
Ebola Crisis in West Africa: Role of the Africa Di...

Africans in the Diaspora should play a leading role in a new international partnership committed to...

7th October 2014
Aids in Africa: The Struggle Continues

Funding gaps are likely to persist until ongoing economic woes in the West subside.

12th December 2012
WHO: Global Health Challenges Need Concerted

When public health policies cross purposes with vested economic interests, we will face opposition,...

21st May 2013
Ebola Management: The Loop Holes

None of us is immune to vagaries of ill-health. This is why when the Ebola outbreak was...

29th September 2014
Participatory Healthcare: A New Trend in Research?

In principle participatory healthcare is laudable, given that patients come into such partnership/re...

14th April 2014
Kenya’s Health Sector and Politics : A Sociologica...

Kenya’s case illustrates how medicine is treading from professional domination of its own sector to...

29th April 2013
Abortion In Kenya: The Battle Rages

There is a raging debate regarding abortion after statistics from a study by the Ministry of Health...

26th August 2013
Kenya County Health Programs: From Planning to Imp...

We desperately need to inform our policies with current, reliable and informative data.

16th September 2013
Ebola: Avoiding Outbreak in other Parts of Africa

It is even a much more difficult race against time to keep the rest of Africa Ebola-free in the incr...

18th November 2014
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The 15th IREN Africa Resource...