The Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) is home to an estimated 81-million people and a high-burden country for tuberculosis (TB), TB/HIV and multi-drug resistant TB (MDR-TB).
15 Feb 2019
There's a critical need to invest in a research & development (R&D) industry that could create a pipeline of jobs for science graduates in Africa...
5 Dec 2018
Africa is home to 1.2bn people, many of them young, which has has fuelled talk about the continent's human capital being an asset in economic growth...
Souleymane Mboup 26 Oct 2018
A new international partnership has committed funding for the discovery of new drugs for diseases endemic to Africa over the next two years...
29 Jun 2018
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