All articles in 'Health'


Africa Grapples with Health MDGs

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

7th September 2010
EAC Medicines Registration Harmonization Launch

Launch of the East African Community (EAC) Medicines Registration Harmonization (MRH) Project schedu...

23rd March 2012
Kenya Rolls out Pneumococcal Conjugate Vaccine

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

15th February 2011
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
Medical Aid Tax Deductions are not Subsidies!

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

27th September 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
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
The Civility of Hand Washing

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

9th August 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
Traditional African Healing

Given the Egyptian history of medicine in the world, it seems a quagmire that relative new-comers to...

20th February 2012
Public Health at the Crossroads

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

11th May 2012
When Medical Doctors Believe in Witchcraft

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

29th October 2012
Malaria: India's Soft Power can Save Africa

At the first Africa-India summit held in New Delhi in 2008, it was agreed that there would be increa...

30th May 2011
Uganda: People With Disability Neglected

People should focus on the abilities that disabled people have and what they can do but not what the...

15th August 2011
African Commitments to Global Women and Children's...

Landmark resolution on a Declaration of Commitment to prioritise parliamentary support for increased...

30th October 2011
HIV/Aids Battle: Concerted Efforts Required

As responsible Leaders, we are no longer prepared to sit by and allow our future generation to be bo...

5th December 2011
Pilots' Psychological State: A Review

A pilot in a cockpit                                       Photo courtesyAir passenger s...

9th January 2012
Nodding Disease: What is Uganda Doing?

Are Uganda’s MPs servants of the people when they allow situations such as in Kitgum to prevail...

7th March 2012
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
Health: Why Uganda's Health Sector Needs Cure

One Ugandan MP is worth 18 medical officers or seven senior medical specialists.

11th May 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
Occupational Asthma in the Kenyan Workplace

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

20th May 2011
Malaria: Influential Study Questioned

How can such research appear in a major, peer-reviewed journal? Why is it universally praised by exp...

22nd August 2011
Health: Physical Activity Good for Your Health

Why is it so difficult to follow a physical activity regime? The answer is simple.

8th July 2011
Malaria: Why the Battle is Elusive

Politics alone will not overcome malaria. Technical interventions, such as spraying, can dramaticall...

22nd November 2011
Non-Communicable Diseases Get Attention

The rise of NCDs has found its way into the mainstream interest of governments and lawmakers worldwi...

17th October 2011
HIV/Aids in Africa: Overwhelming Needs and Odds

Since 1998, as noted by UNAIDS, at least one million Africans die every year of AIDS in the continen...

15th December 2011
Senior Citizens: Is Africa Prepared for Them?

How prepared are governments, NGOs and business entrepreneurs to capitalize on the inevitable change...

5th December 2011
Health Budgets in Government and Counties: More Qu...

With current health care service delivery models, the reliance is on treatment, rather than preventi...

6th February 2012
Mental Health: The Challenges

Mental health affects progress towards the realisation of several of the Millennium Development Goal...

16th April 2012
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