All articles in 'Health'


WHO: Global Health Challenges Need Concerted

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

21st May 2013
Ebola: A Conspiracy Disease?

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

25th August 2014
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
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
Participatory Healthcare: A New Trend in Research?

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

14th April 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
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
Fertility: A Shared Responsibility

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

3rd July 2015
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
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
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
State Pharmaceutical not Good for SA

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

25th May 2010
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
African Civil Society Organisations Petition AU

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

23rd July 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
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
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
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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