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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
HIV Infected Women of Loboi: The Double Tragedy

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

23rd September 2013
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
Fertility: A Shared Responsibility

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

3rd July 2015
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
Ebola: Concerted Efforts Needed

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

19th August 2014
Ebola Free Nigeria and Senegal: Global Lessons Lea...

We should celebrate Nigeria and Senegal success in the fight against Ebola by taking decisive steps...

21st October 2014
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: 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
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
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
African Civil Society Organisations Petition AU

Letter from 117 African Civil Society Organisations to African Union Summit on Upholding African Hea...

23rd July 2010
Public Health at the Crossroads

Addressing the public health challenges in the 21st Century requires a new health systems thinking....

11th May 2012
The Civility of Hand Washing

Simple hand washing will help rationalize Ghanaians in regard to evil spirits, the devil, demons, or...

9th August 2010
Traditional Values and the HIV/AIDS Fight

One of the development issues expected of the modern Ghanaian/African state is how the state, as a r...

12th October 2010
Malaria War: Are Health Experts Serious?

A hundred dogs are killed, and activists and newspapers make it a huge story. Last year, almost one...

11th April 2011
Aids at 30 and Africa: What Does the Future Hold?

Despite representing 10% of the global population, Africa accounts for 68% of global HIV infections...

5th July 2011
Africa: Tomorrow’s Health Agenda

As Africa transforms, at this time of Africa's economic emergence, it is also time to tr...

9th July 2012
State Pharmaceutical not Good for SA

The government should rather create a better economic environment to attract more international comp...

25th May 2010
Africa Grapples with Health MDGs

Progress in Africa towards the health-related millenium development goals has been perceptible, but...

7th September 2010
African Voices and the Health Agenda in Africa

Obama has launched the Global Health Initiative (GHI), allocating $63 billion to strengthen national...

26th July 2010
False Reporting and the Fight Against Malaria

SADC governments must vigorously oppose the UN agencies that seek to put their own political power a...

8th February 2011
When Medical Doctors Believe in Witchcraft

One cannot develop first class medical institutes if the main, supposedly highly trained people expe...

29th October 2012
Africa Reproductive and Sexual Health Scorecard an...

African countries constitute 20 of the 25 countries globally with highest adolescent fertility of be...

31st July 2012
Global Health in the 21st Century

Governance and judicious use of scarce resources is another important overarching issue in global he...

10th May 2010
Future Trends in Global Health

Although Africa accounts for 24 percent of the global burden of disease, the continent represents on...

15th June 2010
EAC Shines Spotlight on People with Disability

In the EAC region, there are estimated to be 12 million people with disabilities and they are the mo...

22nd February 2010
Medical Aid Tax Deductions are not Subsidies!

Most sick people cannot afford high insurance Photo courtesySome people are trying to ma...

27th September 2010
Occupational Asthma in the Kenyan Workplace

That environment starts from the floor because, among others, the German asthma foundation (DAAB) ha...

20th May 2011
Kenya Rolls out Pneumococcal Conjugate Vaccine

New tool to fight pneumonia in children in developing countries set for Kenya launch

15th February 2011
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