People in sub-Saharan Africa are now living longer than ever before. A child born in the region today is expected to live up to 64 years on average...
Charles Shey Wiysonge 27 Nov 2018
Nearly half of all deaths and about a third of disabilities in low and middle-income countries could be avoided if people had access to emergency care...
Paul Ouma & Emelda Okiro 14 Sep 2018
Conflicts do not spare health systems. From Afghanistanto the Democratic Republic of the Congo, the effects that wars and state fragility have on healthcare provision are all too visible...
Jean-Benoit Falisse and Serena Masino 20 Jun 2018
Senegal has become the first Francophone country to pilot a mobile phone platform, called mRamadan, which helps people with diabetes safely manage their health while fasting...
5 Jul 2014
BERLIN, GERMANY: According to scidev.net, Olive Shisana, CEO of the South African Human Sciences Research Council, said at the World Health Summit in Berlin, Germany that infectious diseases, such as tuberculosis and HIV/AIDS, are expected to decline while non-communicable diseases, including cardiovascular disease, cancer and diabetes, will increase in Africa over the coming decades.
4 Nov 2011
LONDON, UK / WASHINGTON, DC: Banned or restricted in more than 50 countries, white asbestos continues to be widely used in China, India, Russia and Brazil, and many developing nations, according to Dangers in the Dust, a joint report by the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ) and the BBC's International News Services.
22 Jul 2010
... signs football in Nigeria to support final push to kick polio out of Africa as Rotary clubs in Nigeria and across the continent unite as ball's four-month journey comes to a close in Egypt.
8 Jun 2010