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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 1 day ago

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 1 day ago

How Nigeria can break the culture of silence around women's reproductive illnesses

Talking about the reproductive system has always been difficult among women in low- and middle-income countries of Asia and sub-Saharan Africa...

By Oludoyinmola Omobolade Ojifinni 31 Aug 2020

Pelvic floor damage affects both men and women and can be treated - urologist

Trauma to the pelvic area caused by car accidents, surgery, obesity, overuse of supporting muscles and age may result in pelvic floor damage in both men and women and can often be treated, according to a leading urologist...

Issued by Leap Communications 27 Aug 2020

#WorldEntrepreneursDay: Teheca is connecting expectant mothers to nurses in Uganda

This year, Bizcommunity, in partnership with Seedstars, is acknowledging African startups on World Entrepreneurs' Day 2020...

By Evan-Lee Courie 21 Aug 2020

New technologies mean states must reconsider what 'reproductive rights' are

A number of technological advances have revolutionised human reproduction in the past few decades. One example is in vitro fertilisation (IVF), the process of fertilising a woman's eggs with a man's sperm in the laboratory...

By Bonginkosi Shozi 23 Jul 2020

HIV and high blood pressure in pregnancy: we're tracing the connections

The vast majority of women dying from pregnancy-related conditions are in sub-Saharan Africa and Southern Asia. In 2017, about 86% of global maternal deaths occurred in these regions...

By Sayuri Padayachee 18 Jun 2020

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

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