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
"In 2018, We will continue to enrol more candidates and engage other countries on this programme as we firmly believe this is a vital component of improving the quality and accessibility of cancer care in Africa."
9 May 2018
These programmes focus on combating diseases related to poverty, such as rheumatic heart disease, pericardial disease, cardiomyopathy and heart failure...
7 May 2018
Diabetes prevalence in sub-Saharan Africa could increase by 156% over the next 30 years - the largest projected increase globally...
23 Nov 2017
The fact that the condition is common in some populations and uncommon in others suggests that it's inherited and comes about as a result of a variation in the genes. If these were identified...
Susan Williams, Michèle Ramsay 4 Sep 2017
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
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
BRAZZAVILLE - The Democratic Republic of Congo has the highest rate of malnutrition in central and west Africa, affecting 43% of children under five, UNICEF said on Tuesday.
6 Nov 2012
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