HEALTH

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HEALTH

by McKinsey on Feb 08, 2016 at 11:40 am
The country’s novel approach to disease control can offer lessons for other countries facing urgent public-health challenges. Nigeria recently celebrated a full year and a half without a new case of wild poliovirus. The World Health Organization [...]
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HEALTH / SPOTLIGHT

by Heidi G. Frontani on Oct 16, 2015 at 04:21 pm
By thinking creatively about solutions to problems in the realm of human health, Nigerians Ms. Toyin Ojora Saraki and Dr. Seyi Oyesola have identified innovative ways to improve the delivery of health services to those that need it most. Here are the [...]
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HEALTH / SPOTLIGHT

by Heidi G. Frontani on Jul 30, 2015 at 05:29 am
Through dedication and determination, four impressive individuals have transformed the healthcare received by thousands of Ghanaians: 1) Francis Amedahe, Ph.D., a university professor and businessman; 2) Dr. Oheneba Boachie-Adjei, a medical doctor an [...]
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COMMENTARY / HEALTH

by Talking Heads on Mar 12, 2015 at 05:21 am
Kamey Bulter speaks to Nana Eyeson Akiwowo, founder and president of African Health Now about the state of public health care in Ghana and how her personal experiences with the fractured health care system there spurred her to start African Health No [...]
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HEALTH / SOCIAL ENTERPRISE & PHILANTHROPY

by N. Maguette Diop on Mar 18, 2013 at 03:17 pm
Founder, Dr. Ebba K. Ebba Gemini Health Care Group recently hosted its 5th Annual Fundraising Gala at the Sheraton National Hotel. On this night a number of physicians along with their families and friends came together to raise money for building a [...]
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HEALTH

by Africa.com Editorial Staff on Mar 04, 2013 at 02:05 pm
Gemini Health Care Group announced that it will hold its 5th Annual Fundraiser Gala on Saturday, March 9, 2013 from 7 PM to 12 AM at Sheraton National Hotel in Arlington, Virginia. The fundraiser will include awards recognizing notable Ethiopian phys [...]

COMMENTARY / CURRENT EVENTS / HEALTH

by Africa.com Editorial Staff on Jan 07, 2013 at 03:27 pm
The search for beauty has led many African women (and increasingly men) to use skin lightening products. Quoting a recent study from the University of Cape Town, BBC News reports that one in three African women use bleaching products to lighten the [...]
Monica Solundwana has been living with HIV/Aids for 16 years.Photo Credit: 30years30lives.files.wordpress.com/

CURRENT EVENTS / EDUCATION / HEALTH

by Yolaan Begbie-Aguemon on Jan 07, 2013 at 03:30 am
Every year, December 1 is marked as World Aids Day—a day to raise awareness and highlight the plight of those living with Aids. When officially started in 1988, over 70,000 people were reportedly living with AIDS, and it was blamed for more than 20 [...]

SOCIAL ENTERPRISE & PHILANTHROPY

by Africa Team on Nov 10, 2010 at 11:33 am
It is presented to you by Partners of Tanzania’s Relief and Development, a U.S. based charitable organization whose purpose is to support AFREDA, a Tanzanian NGO that implements community development programs in rural communities. At 31 years o [...]

SOCIAL ENTERPRISE & PHILANTHROPY

by Africa.com Editorial Team on Nov 10, 2010 at 02:12 pm
It is presented to you by Partners of Tanzania’s Relief and Development, a U.S. based charitable organization whose purpose is to support AFREDA, a Tanzanian NGO that implements community development programs in rural communities. At 31 years o [...]

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