Kenya's first human milk bank has opened at Pumwani Maternity Hospital. Moina Spooner, from The Conversation Africa, spoke to the team spearheading APHRC's research efforts in the establishment of Kenya's first milk bank....
Elizabeth Kimani-Murage 23 Apr 2019
Information is important for high level managers to make informed decisions. The advance of information and communication technology means that information is generated in abundance and at a fast pace...
Wilfred Senyoni 8 Apr 2019
Nearly half of all childhood cancers are not being diagnosed globally, according to a new modeling study led by Harvard TH Chan School of Public Health...
28 Feb 2019
Policymakers, donors and international agencies have, for decades, the need to prioritise women's health services - for their own health as well as their children's...
The number of children who die before reaching their fifth birthday is closely monitored as a marker of social well-being and national development.
Peter Macharia & Emelda Okiro 19 Feb 2019
There's a critical shortage of child-health providers in Africa...
6 Jun 2018
Around 80% of Mozambicans suffer from the parasitic worm disease, more commonly known as bilharzia...
23 Mar 2015
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
PARIS, FRANCE: France's top diet guru Pierre Dukan is urging the government to grade students on their weight in a bid to curb growing obesity.
5 Jan 2012
BRUSSELS, BELGIUM: A group of major food brands have committed to changing how they communicate to children under 12 on their company websites. The EU pledge group (www.eu-pledge.eu) committed in 2007 to only advertise "better for you" products or to move out of children's airtime altogether on TV, print and third party Internet advertising.
29 Nov 2011
Nutrition must be an integral component of agricultural and development programmes in order to tackle child malnutrition, experts have warned. Health, nutrition and agriculture experts from 15 West African countries met at a nutrition forum of the Economic Community of West African States (Ecowas) last week.
30 Sep 2010
LONDON, UK: Brits may be ever more environmentally conscious in many areas of life, but there's one area it seems it is a stretch too far for consumers. When it comes to nappies, new research from Mintel finds eco concerns have yet to hit the market, as over a third (36%) of parents* admit they 'know disposables are bad for the environment but still use them'. What is more, just 5% of today's parents use washable or reusable nappies and only 4% use eco or organic disposables.
Mintel GNPD, Mintel Oxygen 27 Sep 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