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
South Africa's contribution to the research and treatment of HIV/Aids is significant...
22 May 2018
"Preventing and controlling bovine TB at its animal source is crucial to avoid its transmission to humans, improve food safety and protect the livelihood of many rural communities."
13 Oct 2017
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, the new bespoke Festival and Awards celebrating creativity in healthcare marketing and communications, has opened for entries.
9 Jan 2014
Following its Pioneers of Health Challenge, Good Worldwide Inc has announced the selected winners who will participate in the four-day Pioneers of Health Conference being held in Cape Town at the UCT Graduate School of Business in the V&A Waterfront from 10-13 December 2013.
11 Dec 2013
Samsung and Mobilium Global have joined forces to distribute the Mobilium Smart Health app - a "Made For Africa" mobile health and wellness, smart device application.
5 Nov 2013
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: 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