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Africa can and must do more to support nurses and midwives

Nurses and midwives are the backbone of health systems globally. Of the world's 43.5-million healthcare professionals, more than 20-million are nurses and midwives. They play a critical role, particularly in sub-Saharan Africa, as quite often they are the first and only healthcare professionals people will see...

By Pauline Bakibinga 16 Apr 2020

What mothers told me about Nigeria's free maternal health services

Each day, 159 women die during childbirth and as a result of pregnancy in Nigeria. This translates to one death every nine minutes...

By Anthony Idowu Ajayi 17 Mar 2020

#BestofBiz 2019: Healthcare

We've compiled our annual #BestofBiz 2019 lists across all our industries featuring our most popular articles, most-read contributors and brand press offices with the most views...

17 Dec 2019

Join the modern workplace with Microsoft Office 365 and Tarsus on Demand

Struggling with admin, patient bookings, and general time management? You don't need to, when one software suite can solve it all...

Issued by Microsoft 2 Dec 2019

Antenatal care in Kenya needs improvement

Maternal and neonatal mortality has remained high in low-resource settings despite progress in recent years. The estimated maternal mortality ratio in Kenya is 342 per 100,000 live births, a startling 18 times the rate in the United States...

By Patience Afulani 26 Nov 2019

Global fertility industry reaffirms pre-existing inequalities

The global fertility trade can include anything that goes into the making of a baby. The industry now occurs in many countries and involves multiple kinds of reproductive actors or labourers...

25 Nov 2019

Research into pregnancy, birth and infant care are historically underfunded - and women are paying the price

Research in the UK is overwhelmingly male - male participants, male researchers, and male topics, despite 51% of the population being female...

By Amy Brown 20 Nov 2019

Fresh drive to close gaps on health issues facing women and girls

In Africa today women still die needlessly during childbirth. They also fall pregnant when they aren't ready, and don't want to get pregnant. And there are still many obstacles on their path to living full and fulfilled lives...

By Alex Ezeh 12 Nov 2019

Kenya launched HPV immunisation programme

Kenya has launched a national immunisation programme (NIP) for the human-papillomavirus (HPV - the main cause of cervical cancer.

24 Oct 2019

Madagascar trial: how a simple pregnancy test can change lives

Not having access to affordable pregnancy tests profoundly affects women's lives. Without access to these tests, women are not able to confirm if they are pregnant. This leads to delays in getting prenatal care services...

By Alison B Comfort 3 Oct 2019

Know your business inside out with a Biz Office

New expectations of transparency and authenticity in business means things like organisational purpose, brand stories, how your company does things, what it believes in and what it stands for, can all play a part in how your company sees itself and how it is seen by others...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 2 Oct 2019

Top ratings for Biz Rate Card 2019

Bizcommunity is excited to announce the relaunch of our Biz Product and Rate Card, featuring all-new product infographics, descriptors and more...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 27 Sep 2019

Sasog issues guidelines on gender-based violence screening

In the aftermath of the murders of Uyinene Mrwetyana, Leighandre Jegels, Meghan Cremer and Ayakha Jiyane and her three siblings and the renewed focus on gender-based violence (GBV)...

11 Sep 2019

Sasog expands its women's health programme with BetterGyn

BetterGyn is a new clinical care and governance programme aimed at significantly improving the quality of healthcare for South African women in both the public and the private health sectors...

15 Aug 2019

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