Nearly 630-million years of healthy life were lost in 2015 due to the diseases afflicting the population across the World Health Organisation's (WHO's) 47 member states in Africa...
28 Mar 2019
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
CANNES, FRANCE: Cinemark, the local SA representatives of Cannes Lions and its affiliates, with their passion for both great film and advertising, bring you the latest information from the world's premier advertising festivals.
15 Jan 2014
CANNES, FRANCE: Lions Health (13-14 June), a new bespoke festival celebrating the power of creativity in healthcare marketing and communications from around the world, is now open for delegate registration.
13 Jan 2014
CANNES, FRANCE: Lions Health, the new bespoke Festival and Awards celebrating creativity in healthcare marketing and communications, has opened for entries.
9 Jan 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 / MUNICH, GERMANY / PARIS, FRANCE / LOS ANGELES, US: Framepool, the footage collection run by filmmakers, has opened its call for entries for the 2011 Framepool / LBB / FireFlies Challenge. This short-film competition is aimed at the world's directors who want to present their films to a highly prominent jury - while supporting a good cause.
30 Mar 2011
Malawi's Journalists Association Against AIDS (JournAIDS) with support from Population Action International (PAI) is implementing a climate change advocacy project in Malawi with an aim of integrating gender and population into climate issues in the country.
Gregory Gondwe 22 Mar 2011
The UK Supreme Court has ruled that a person who is exposed to even tiny amounts of asbestos and who then contracts mesothelioma has a claim for compensation from the company or persons responsible for the exposure.
15 Mar 2011
LONDON, UK: According to the latest forecasts from Informa Telecoms & Media, SMS will remain a significant source of revenues and traffic for mobile operators on a global basis until at least 2015. The company reckons SMS traffic growth will be driven by enterprise, emerging markets and social networks.
27 Jan 2011
SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA: In 2009, nearly half a million children were born with HIV. (RED) aims to reduce this figure to zero, with the first AIDS free generation born in 2015. To highlight this message, (RED) aimed to turn the entire world red - online and offline.
2 Dec 2010