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Youth to 'draw the line' against malaria

With 74% of Africans now aged under 35, the youth are powerful agents of change...

3 Jun 2021

We're a step closer to figuring out why mosquitoes bite some people and not others

Mosquitoes contribute to the transmission of life-threatening diseases that include Zika, dengue, chikungunya, Rift Valley fever and malaria...

By Madelien Wooding & Yvette Naude 19 May 2021

Malaria eradication by 2025, an achievable goal

African countries still bear the brunt of malaria's grip on the world, with approximately 70% of all infections occurring on this continent...

26 Apr 2021

New malaria vaccine proves highly effective - and Covid shows how quickly it could be deployed

Coronavirus vaccines have been developed and deployed in record time, but as global rollout has progressed, too few doses have been made available in low-income countries...

By Adrian Hill 26 Apr 2021

#BestofBiz 2020: Healthcare

What a year 2020 has been! So, we've curated the year's most popular articles, most-read contributors and brand press offices with the most views on Bizcommunity's Healthcare platform into our #BestofBiz2020 list

14 Dec 2020

As the malaria season begins in southern Africa, Covid-19 complicates the picture

Two of the nine global public health awareness days are associated with malaria: World Malaria Day, observed on 25 April, and World Mosquito Day on 20 August...

By Jaishree Raman & Shüné Oliver 6 Nov 2020

Bizcommunity and NSP Consultants congratulate BizListing winners!

Congratulations to the SME companies who have won full-page BizListing entries in Bizcommunity's business directory...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 26 Oct 2020

Malaria parasites in Nigeria are genetically diverse: a danger but also a useful tool

Malaria is one of the world's most dangerous parasitic disease and a major public health challenge, especially in Africa...

By Segun Isaac Oyedeji 20 Oct 2020

Honour the 'brave': Celebrating the next generation of healthcare professionals

Season 2 of 'Sponsors of Brave' is now open for nominations - calling all aspiring, current, or recently graduated and community service healthcare students boldly and bravely changing the world around them...

Issued by The SpaceStation 29 Sep 2020

It's a brave new (online) world... make your healthcare assets count

Ensuring that your digital assets, such as websites, social media pages and blogs, are seen by your target market really matters. Cingulate Marketing and Advertising shares valuable pointers on making...

Issued by Cingulate 29 Sep 2020

Breakthrough: microbe found to block the transmission of malaria

Malaria has been a terrible human disease from before the neolithic period up to present day. It has likely caused more human deaths than any other infectious agent...

By Jeremy Herren 9 Jun 2020

Why malaria treatment shouldn't take a back seat to Covid-19

Ridding the world of malaria in the near future is a very ambitious goal. Efforts to achieve it have already been weakened by governments shifting resources from malaria control and elimination initiatives to the fight against Covid-19...

By Jaishree Raman 15 May 2020

What I've learnt about drug testing in Nigeria over the last 20 years

Poor quality medicine is one of the obstacles to improving health in developing countries. One in 10 medicines may not meet acceptable standards, according to the World Health Organisation (WHO)...

By Sunday Olakunle Idowu 18 Feb 2020

Heavy rains put Kenya at risk of mosquito-borne diseases

Kenya experienced above-average rainfall since October 2019, causing landslides and deaths...

By Eunice Anyango Owino 23 Jan 2020






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