All articles in 'Health'


World Bank Stifling Health

Instead of pretending to be a disease expert, the Bank should focus on its comparative advantages. I...

20th June 2006
HIV/AIDS Paralysis Plagues UN

The HIV/AIDS is one fatal disease, which human beings can choose to keep away from, and it is easier...

27th June 2006
HIV/AIDS: A Setback on Small Micro Enterprises

The gap exists in determining the potential loss of earnings of those who are affected while young,...

4th July 2006
HIV/AIDS: A Setback to Small Micro Enterprises

Finance experts and Accountants have not brought in their expertise and this explains why the accoun...

11th July 2006
HIV/AIDS Statistics: Misleading?

You wake up one morning to news that 50 people have died in a road accident. Later in the day, it is...

11th July 2006
DDT Takes Center Stage Again

DDT is no “silver bullet,” nor is it appropriate in all places or cases. However, it is a critical e...

18th September 2006
DDT: Peoples Lives Come First!

It is time for all of us to work together. Take advantage of these new opportunities, weapons and al...

26th September 2006
DDT: Hippocratic Oath Turned Hypocritical?

It’s bad enough when PAN uses myths, scare tactics and outright lies to pressure African governments...

10th October 2006
Traditional Medicine Should not be Demonised

Traditional medicine, of which 80 per cent of Ghanaians access, should be integrated into the health...

8th May 2007
Restoring Diminishing African Food

Unwholesome ingredients for food pose great danger to Ghanaians' health. Ghanaians have been blinded...

26th June 2007
Advocacy: Key to Increased Access to ARV

Those at the fore-front of the campaign must be conscious of the proverbial rules of the gambler: kn...

3rd July 2007
Diseases of the Affluent Encroach Africa

Unless deliberate policy and programme responses are formulated and implemented with generous politi...

24th July 2007
HIV/AIDs: The Orthodox Bullies the Traditional

HIV/AIDS campaigns are wobbly, one-sided, and not as holistic and representative as expected of a ca...

25th September 2007
HIV/AIDS: The Africa – Canada Experience

Many medical trials are carelessly conducted on Africans! Authorities condone this under the pretext...

29th January 2008
Malaria Eradication Alone Will Not Develop Africa

While there is a strong correlation between the presence of malaria and the lack of economic growth,...

11th February 2008
Compulsory Leave Will Revitalize African Heads

Ghanaian political leaders project a high degree of robustness either for political enticement or to...

15th February 2008
Malaria Control : Mosquito Nets have a Hidden Ag...

Earlier on, when one would treat a net, mosquitoes would not approach it- but today, in spite of the...

1st April 2008
Attracting Pharmaceutical Investment to South Afri...

Any government wishing to attract large IP-based investment needs to develop a track record that inc...

8th April 2008
World Malaria Day : World Must Go Beyond Palliati...

The obstacles to a successful control programme today are similar to those that existed during the e...

22nd April 2008
Herbal Treatment Threatens Malaria Fight

The influx of “ape’ and “quack” doctors in this field have reduced the quality and effectiveness o...

3rd June 2008
Health: We Have What it Takes

Healthy lifestyles could only be achieved if we shunned processed and fatty foods and instead eat tr...

27th May 2008
What Aileth Uganda's Hospitals?

It is common for a doctor to abandon an accident victim in critical condition simply because the vic...

16th June 2008
Aids Not killing Hope in Africa

We must never give up until AIDS treatment and realistic prevention measures go hand-in-hand and bec...

20th June 2008
AU Must Address Africa's Health Crisis

Even taking into account the poaching of African health workers by developed countries to subsidise...

30th June 2008
Civil Society to AU: You Can’t Develop the Dead!

Unlike other pledges which may go unmet without instant and grievous consequences for citizens of o...

1st July 2008
A Bumpy Ride

Lack of funds has added yet another layer of complexity to the problem posed by AIDS in South Africa...

3rd May 2005
VAT and import duties on medicine

While foreign aid to poor countries has increased in recent years and the price of many drugs has fa...

24th May 2005
VAT and import duties on medicine

While foreign aid to poor countries has increased in recent years and the price of many drugs has fa...

24th May 2005
Double standards on disease control

500 million people get malaria every year, and an 80-93% reduction in disease and death rates is cle...

31st May 2005
Greenpeace perpetuates poverty

Keeping Genetically Engineered (GE) seeds out of the hands of farmers – and GE food out of the mouth...

7th June 2005
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