In Africa today women still die needlessly during childbirth. They also fall pregnant when they aren't ready, and don't want to get pregnant. And there are still many obstacles on their path to living full and fulfilled lives...
Alex Ezeh 12 Nov 2019
New expectations of transparency and authenticity in business means things like organisational purpose, brand stories, how your company does things, what it believes in and what it stands for, can all play a part in how your company sees itself and how it is seen by others...
Bizcommunity.com 2 Oct 2019
Mandi Fine is CEO of F/NE Group Global, which turns 20 years old this August. Here, Fine explains how specific data science and storytelling skills are transforming marketing and communications, as well as future trends to embrace in any industry...
Leigh Andrews 20 Aug 2019
Stripping women of dignity and respect during childbirth is not only a violation of human rights. It also affects the health of women and babies...
Patience Afulani 7 Aug 2019
Since 2001, Bizcommunity anticipated the role of company culture as intellectual capital. Biz Press Offices are a "glass box" game changer, offering a window into 18 industry communities...
Bizcommunity.com 23 Jul 2019
Nigerian women are at high risk of death related to pregnancy and child birth. Accurate figures are hard to come by, but the WHO estimates there are more than 800 maternal deaths for every 100,000 live births in Nigeria...
Anne Cockcroft & Neil Andersson 11 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 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
The in-hospital maternal mortality rate following a Caesarean delivery in Africa may be 50 times higher than in high-income countries...
Bruce M Biccard 26 Mar 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...
Maternal mortality remains high around the world, with more than women dying in pregnancy, childbirth or shortly afterwards...
Isabella Epiu 3 Jan 2019
Globally, there's a general decline in the number of women who die from pregnancy or childbirth complications. However in Kenya, it remains high..
The outbreak of the mosquito-borne Zika virus in South America is a good example of the abortion dilemma faced by under-resourced countries...
29 Apr 2016
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
Renier Marx will trade 18 years of profitable business in electrical engineering in Africa's largest economy, South Africa, to become a non-salaried volunteer in one of the continent's poorest nations, Sierra Leone.
30 May 2011
With world's second largest healthcare exhibition Arab Health beating all forecasts, the launch of Africa Health will set benchmark for quality of care in Africa.
9 Feb 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
How can the arts be used to empower and heal African communities? This crucial issue will be discussed during the Drama for Life Africa Research Conference, taking place at Wits University from 26 to 28 August 2010.
20 Aug 2010