All articles in 'Health'


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
Should we Ban Chemotherapy too?

USAID’s anti-pesticide policies must change. Otherwise millions will continue to die on the altar of...

2nd August 2005
Get Out Your Bed Nets

America would never tell hurricane survivors they must rely on bed nets and anti-malaria drugs that...

20th September 2005
A Plant full of Medicinal Values

Amaranth used to be the stable food for Mexicans. After Spanish colonized Mexico between 1500 and 16...

25th October 2005
Third Word Countries Receive Death Sentence

Like Martin Luther King, we have a dream. A dream of a day when parents and children can live withou...

13th December 2005
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